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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who calls the Washington, DC police regarding the specific information about the Truth School killings?
2. Why does the killer have to choose who to shoot next after taking his hostage?
3. While Cross' investigation of the Jack and Jill killings heats up, who investigates the school killings?
4. How does the President receive a message from Jack and Jill in New York?
5. How many times is the President shot?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss when the investigator realizes the plan and his reaction.
2. How do investigators of the Kennedy Center killing confirm that the hit man indeed killed the right target? Why was this victim targeted?
3. Discuss why Hawkins is so confident at Madison Square Garden.
4. Explain the plan that Jack will use to kill the President.
5. Why does the Secret Service continue moving the President through the tunnel against the investigator's advice?
6. What do investigators discover when they go to the message board subscriber's home? What does their finding imply?
7. How does the investigator arrange a situation in which he could take down the Truth School killer? Explain this reasoning.
8. What does Jack's killing of the general and his son show about his character?
9. What does the note on the President's flowers sent to him at the New York hotel say, and why is the note so alarming?
10. Where is Roosevelt Military Academy located? Name two reasons it is important to this novel.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the tone of Jack and Jill. How does the author reveal the tone, and from whose point of view? Is the tone consistent throughout the book or does it seem to fluctuate? Include examples from the story with your discussion.
Essay Topic 2
Define and discuss climax in literature. When does it occur? Discuss the climax of Jack and Jill in detail.
Essay Topic 3
Define rising action as an element of plot. Discuss in detail the rising action in Jack and Jill. How does the author present it? How does the rising action flow? How does the rising action add to the suspense of the story?
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