L.A. Requiem Test | Final Test - Hard

Robert Crais
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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 does Cole want Dolan to help him get in Chapter 25?

2. What list are all the victims on?

3. What happened to Cole's visitor in Chapter 31?

4. Who shoots Laurence Sobek?

5. Where do the police find Pike's car?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Cole want from Dolan in Chapter 25?

2. Why does Cole go to see Mike McConnell?

3. What do Dolan and Cole discover when they go to the storage facility?

4. What does Dolan want "a piece" of in Chapter 34, and why?

5. What happens to Dolan at Laurence Sobek's house?

6. Why is Lucy upset with Cole?

7. Why does Pike go to Paulette's house?

8. How does Cole figure the killer is connected to Pike?

9. Why does Cole call John Chen?

10. Why does Cole go to Palm Springs in Chapter 29?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

A majority of the book takes place in Los Angeles. How does the author use the setting to develop the plot? How is the setting connected to events in the novel? How does the setting impact the characters' development? Use specific examples from the text in the response.

Essay Topic 2

There are two characters than can be considered antagonists in the story--Laurence Sobek and Harvey Krantz. Which antagonist is the true villain? How does each antagonist shape the plot line? How is each confronted by the protagonists in the story? Does either antagonist change in the story? How? Use specific examples from the text in the response.

Essay Topic 3

Curtis Wood/Laurence Sobek spends much of his time trying to look and act like Joe Pike in order to frame him for multiple murders. Compare and contrast Pike and Sobek/Wood. How are they similar? How are they different? What must Sobek/Wood change about himself to make him more like Pike? Why was he or why was not he successful at his impersonation? Use specific examples from the text in the response.

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