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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Carl say the culling song originated?
2. What is the topic of the song that Carl reads to Duncan?
(a) The stars coming out at night
(b) Animals going to sleep
(c) Children going to sleep
(d) Flowers blooming on a creek bank
3. Where does Carl and Helen meet for the second time?
(a) Helen's office
(b) An antique store
(c) A secluded park
(d) A house that's for sale
4. What is the detail the editor asks for in the hypothetical question on Carl's ethics test?
(a) The color of the ornament
(b) The name of the grandmother
(c) The name of the paramedic
(d) The name of the babysitter
5. Where does Helen say Patrick is now?
(a) Buried on the grounds of their mansion
(b) In the hospital
(c) Buried at Pleasant Hills
(d) Buried near the trailer park where they lived
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Carl believe happened to Helen's husband and son?
2. Who bought the book for Helen that contained the culling song?
3. What does Helen offer to show Carl as proof of Patrick's whereabouts?
4. What does the "flying virgin" write across the New Mexican sky?
5. What does Carl discover after saying the culling poem in the shower?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Helen's response when Carl asks if she was responsible for the death of Basil Frankie?
2. What does Helen say about her ability to pray very quickly?
3. What is the significance of the story about the nurse who killed so many people?
4. What is the Book of Shadows, what is another name for it and why are Carl, Mona and Helen looking for it?
5. What does Carl say is the reason his series about sudden infant death syndrome is so compelling to readers, especially parents and grandparents?
6. What is the "Roadkill Jesus" and what kind of people are gathering because of it?
7. What is the inverted pyramid?
8. Briefly describe three of three people Carl kills on the way back to his office.
9. Describe the telephone conversation Helen is having when she meets Carl for the first time.
10. What is Helen's real estate business based on?
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