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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 is the victim's first name?
2. Dallas makes a thorough search of which facility?
3. What is the purpose of Roarke's call?
4. Roarke shows Dallas which piece of illegal equipment?
5. Dallas discusses suffering from which of the following issues?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the scene in which Dallas visits Roarke's personal shooting range for the first time.
2. Explain the scene that takes place the next morning between Dallas and Roarke.
3. Discuss the phone call from Roarke to Dallas.
4. Discuss one of the new observations and potential angles discovered by Dallas.
5. What is Roarke's reaction to the interview? Who steps in to defend Dallas?
6. How does Dallas learn about the next murder? Who is the victim?
7. What startling piece of evidence is found in the ledger?
8. What information does Dallas receive regarding the death of her elderly neighbor?
9. What other piece of incriminating evidence does Dallas find during her search of Sharon's bank accounts?
10. Discuss the purpose of Roarke's trip to Free Star. Why is Roarke secretive about the trip?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Dallas' conflict regarding Roarke. What is Dallas' opinion of Roarke? What happened to make Dallas' opinion change? How does the blossoming relationship with Roarke affect the investigation? Why does Simpson object to the relationship? Is it a conflict of interest? How does Dallas feel about the timing of the courtship? What makes Roarke so determined? Is Dallas intimidated by Roarke, his notoriety, material possessions or money? What is Dallas' opinion of Roarke's house? Do you think there could ever be a place in Dallas' life for someone like Roarke or vice versa? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Naked in Death is staged in New York City in 2058. Examine why Roberts chooses to set the story in that particular location and time period. What are the biggest telltale signs that the story takes place in the future? What items are present in the story that are not currently invented or in common usage in today's world? Do you think the situations, events, and equipment are feasible and realistic for 2058? Explain. What else might be added to the story to make it seem even more futuristic? Are there any elements that seem out of place? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Assuming Dr. Mira's point of view, analyze the situation between Sharon, Catherine, and Senator De Blass. What would Mira say about the incestuous relationships? Is De Blass perverted, mentally ill, or something else? What would the terminology be from a psychiatrist's point of view? What kind of treatment might De Blass or his victims have benefited from before the situation got out of hand? Is the behavior something that can be "cured?" If so, how? If not, what else can be done?
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