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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. Stevie and Susan Carol part for dinner and plan to meet the next morning to go to the hotel where what team is staying?
2. When the guard takes them to Chip in Chapter 9, Stevie and Susan Carol give Chip hints in front of the guard to let them know they overheard his conversation yesterday with whom?
3. In Chapter 6, Stevie comes up with a plan for Susan Carol to talk to different men to see if she recognizes what?
4. In Chapter 5, Stevie starts to get antsy as they sit through what?
5. What is the name of the head coach of Duke in the novel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is foreshadowed upon Stevie's meeting Susan Carol in Chapter 2? What does Dick Weiss suggest Stevie read?
2. Why does Stevie dismiss the compliment he receives on his story in Chapter 7?
3. What is Chip's response after Stevie and Susan Carol relate their story to him in Chapter 10?
4. What does Dick Weiss teach Stevie in Chapter 3? What does Stevie learn about the process of journalism?
5. Who do Stevie and Susan Carol meet at the award ceremony in Chapter 2?
6. How does Susan Carol help Stevie get into the locker room in Chapter 5?
7. What plan do Stevie and Susan Carol develop to identify the blackmailer in Chapter 6?
8. Who do Susan Carol and Stevie reveal the blackmailing plot to in Chapter 7? What is the response?
9. Who contacted Chip when the blackmailing began, according to his story in Chapter 10? Why?
10. Where does Stevie meet Coach K in Chapter 4? What does Coach K ask Stevie to do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze and discuss the blackmailing plot and Chip Graber's involvement. Why did Chip decide not to go to his father when Professor Whiting told him about his transcript? What would you have done under the circumstances? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and analyze the character of Susan Carol Anderson. How does Stevie feel about Susan Carol upon meeting her? How old is Susan Carol? Where is she from? How is Susan Carol's appearance described by the author? What kind of accent does she have?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the press conferences in the novel and analyze the character of Coach K in the narrative. What is Susan Carol's relationship with Coach K? How does the author describe the press interviews? What sports celebrities are mentioned in the narrative and why?
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