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. Who is Evelyn Wozniak?

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

3. What does Evelyn offer to get Cole when he visits Paulette Renfro for the first time?

4. Where does Cole think Sobek is going in Chapter 36?

5. What does Cole put over Dolan's face?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Cole react to his surprise visitor when he returns home in Chapter 30?

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

3. Why does Cole call John Chen?

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

5. Why does Pike confront Wozniak during a Sunday afternoon barbecue?

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

7. Why does Cole get arrested?

8. Why does Evelyn Wozniak call Cole?

9. Why do the police show up at Cole's house?

10. Where does Cole think Sobek is going when the police barge into Sobek's house trying to arrest him?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Throughout the book, the reader learns about Joe Pike's childhood and military past through flashbacks. How have those events from Pike's past influenced his character? How are those past events connected or related to current events in Pike's life? 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

The reader does not learn a great deal about Pike's emotions and personal relationships with women. In the story, Pike has intimate relationships with two women--Paulette Wozniak and Karen Garcia. Describe these two relationships. How are they similar? How are they different? How do these relationships show another side of Pike the reader has not seen previously? Use specific examples from the text in the response.

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