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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. What question remains in Cross' mind after a gunman is found dead in the tunnel where the President escaped?
2. What is the Vice President's name?
3. What do law enforcement officials discover about the murder victim at the Kennedy Center?
4. Who knocks on the principal's door at her house?
5. Who is the CIA assassin that Cross suspects as part of the Jack and Jill killings?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the general who is killed a threat to Jack?
2. How does the killer respond when the message board censor removes vivid postings regarding the Truth School murders?
3. Why doesn't the message board censor go directly to police with the information when it first starts appearing?
4. What is unusual about the Truth School killer's attempt to enter the investigator's home? What does this show about the killer?
5. Discuss why Hawkins is so confident at Madison Square Garden.
6. Why do investigators first assume that Hawkins missed his true target in the Kennedy Center?
7. Discuss when the investigator realizes the plan and his reaction.
8. Why does the Truth School killer have a seizure, and why is this information important to the novel?
9. What is the theme of the Truth School killer, and how does it explain his motive?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define symbolism. Discuss fathers as a symbol in Jack and Jill. How does this symbol relate to the story? Why is this an important aspect of symbolism in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Define the different points of view in literature and discuss the point/s of view from which Jack and Jill is written.
Essay Topic 3
What is the difference between conflict and crisis in a novel? How are they similar? Relate the differences and similarities, specifically to Jack and Jill.
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