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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 is disguised as a woman at the President's New York speech?
2. Who is killed at the Kennedy Center?
3. When does Cross learn about Jill's death?
4. Who calls the White House to speak to the President, able to dodge all security checks?
5. What is dropped into a woman's bag at the Kennedy Center?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the Truth School killer want to talk with the investigator?
2. Why do Jack and Jill get another person to act as hit man in one of their murders?
3. Briefly discuss the marital problems between the Johnsons. Why are these problems important to this novel?
4. Why is the general who is killed a threat to Jack?
5. What does Jack's killing of the general and his son show about his character?
6. Why does the President decide to honor all of his scheduled appearances? Is this vanity or valor, and why?
7. Where is Roosevelt Military Academy located? Name two reasons it is important to this novel.
8. Why does the Secret Service continue moving the President through the tunnel against the investigator's advice?
9. How does the killer respond when the message board censor removes vivid postings regarding the Truth School murders?
10. Why doesn't the message board censor go directly to police with the information when it first starts appearing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is a foil? Who is the foil of Jack and Jill? Discuss the character who provides the role of foil in this novel and discuss how he/she fulfills the role.
Essay Topic 2
Define exposition and discuss the exposition of this novel. What does the reader learn from the exposition in Jack and Jill? Is the information consistent throughout the book or does it change? Explain your answer and reasoning.
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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