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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 one of the terrorist tell Alex the Weasel wanted in their apartment?
2. Whose family does the Wolf consider killing while walking through the streets of Washington DC?
3. What happens to the Weasel as he begins to enter his house at the beginning of the novel?
4. From where did the caller make his calls?
5. What public structure has Bill Capistran been hired to blow up in chapter 54?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the young woman who brings the Weasel home killed? What does this foreshadow for the remainder of the novel?
2. What cities does the Wolf tell law enforcement that he will be targeting?
3. Who else lives on the West Coast that Alex Cross hopes to see?
4. What does the Weasel hire Nikki Williams to do?
5. What does the Wolf warn the law enforcement officials not to do?
6. What question about the bombing in Sunrise Valley plagues Alex Cross the most?
7. What disguise does Alex Cross remember the Weasel used that he hopes will help them catch up to him?
8. Why does Alex Cross place Elizabeth Cassady under surveillance?
9. Why does Alex Cross go to Seattle while on vacation on the West Coast?
10. Who does Frances Puslowski see coming toward her trailer park as she hangs out the laundry?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Alex Cross's relationships with the following women, discussing what they are, where they are going, and what impact they have on Alex's character:
1) Christine Johnson
2) Jamilla Hughes
3) Nana Mama
4) Kayla Coles
5) Sandy Greenburg.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss one of the following character relationships in detail, noting how they impact motivation or the overall plot, using examples from the novel:
1) Alex Cross and his children, Jannie and Damon
2) Alex Cross and Christine Johnson
3) Alex Cross and the Weasel
4) Alex Cross and Jamilla Hughes
Essay Topic 3
Discuss law enforcement. What law enforcement agencies are mentioned in this novel? Why are so many agencies involved in the investigation into the Wolf? How does the use of so many agencies cause problems? How does Alex feel about the use of so many agencies? How does the use of these agencies cause a slow down in the investigation? Why does Alex come to believe the French are doing nothing to help him investigate the bombings? Is this true?
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