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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 kills Dolan?
2. What does the sod farmer pull out from behind his back?
3. Who does Cole call to come to Eugene Dersh's house?
4. What show does Amanda Kimmel watch?
5. How did Abel Wozniak die?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the police show up at Cole's house?
2. Why does Pike go to Paulette's house?
3. What do Dolan and Cole discover when they go to the storage facility?
4. Why does Pike confront Wozniak during a Sunday afternoon barbecue?
5. How does Cole react to his surprise visitor when he returns home in Chapter 30?
6. Why is Lucy upset with Cole?
7. Who is Trudy?
8. What does Dolan want "a piece" of in Chapter 34, and why?
9. Why does Cole go to Palm Springs in Chapter 29?
10. Who is Laurence Sobek?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The theme of friendship and loyalty runs throughout the book. Identify the main friendships in the story, and explain how those friendships change and grow throughout the book. How do those friendships help move the story? How are those friendships important to the story? How might the story be different if those friendships did not exist? Use specific examples from the story in the response.
Essay Topic 2
There are several minor characters in the book (John Chen, Lucy Chenier, etc). Identify the minor characters that contribute the most to the story. Describe how each character is important to the plot development and character development of the main characters. Use specific examples from the text in the response.
Essay Topic 3
Several of the book's character's lie for various reasons. Identify the major lies told in the story. Who tells the lie(s) and why? How do those lies hinder or progress the events in the story? How is the lie revealed as such? Who, if anyone, discovers the truth? Use specific examples from the story in the response.
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