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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 a common word used in place of telephone?
2. What item of Dallas' becomes torn?
3. Dallas compares Summerset's voice to which food?
4. Approximately how much money does Sharon De Blass have in a hidden account?
5. The Chief orders Dallas to do which of the following?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Dallas's reaction to Feeney's search of Sharon De Blass' financial information?
2. What information does Dallas receive regarding the death of her elderly neighbor?
3. Describe the next routine step that should be taken by Dallas and Feeney.
4. Examine the scene in which Roarke is interrogated regarding the weapons used in the murders.
5. What interaction does Dallas have with a reporter after the press conference is over? What disturbing event takes place?
6. What is the exchange that takes place between Dallas and Chief of Police Simpson?
7. Discuss one of the new observations and potential angles discovered by Dallas.
8. How does Dallas learn about the next murder? Who is the victim?
9. Discuss the purpose of Dallas' trip to see Mavis.
10. Explain the scene in which Dallas visits Roarke's personal shooting range for the first time.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characters, plots, settings, and outcomes of the stories woven into Naked in Death. Which character is the strongest? Which is the weakest? Which is the easiest to understand? Are the characters realistic? Are the modern advances used in the story believable? Which is your favorite modern day gadget? Are there any cons to the story line? 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
Roarke tries hard to stay on the straight and narrow for the most part, although he is willing to step over the line if it will help Eve and her murder investigations. How does Roarke assist? Does Eve know about the illegal activity? Does she approve? What is the "unregistered?" How does it aid the investigations? What are Roarke's specialties? Who else knows about Roarke's special skills? How do the other cops feel about Roarke? Do you think Roarke's place in Eve's life could hinder her work? Explain.
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