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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 Odd find in the container in Robertson's freezer with the name Heather Johnson on it?
2. What does Odd say that he doesn't long for?
3. Where was the chief shot?
4. What did the young man behind the wheel of the truck die from when his truck struck the six-year-old English boy?
5. What does Stormy call PMS?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Odd's mother comes out of the house what does she tell Odd?
2. Describe the scene in Chapter 29 where Stormy tells Odd that she is ready for him.
3. What does Odd suspect about Cymry?
4. What does Odd find in Robertson's freezer?
5. What conversation does Odd and Stormy have in Chapter 45?
6. What does Odd find at the abandoned church when he goes there to hide Robertson's body?
7. Why does Odd explain that he doesn't gamble?
8. What does Odd find when he reexamines Robertson's body?
9. Explain what happens in Chapter 42 when Odd hands the strange card from Robertson to the nurse at the hospital.
10. What does Odd explain in Chapter 35 he now knows about Robertson that he hadn't understood earlier when he went to Robertson's house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Part 1) What is one of the major themes in this story? In what ways is this theme shown? Could this be a theme for other books in this series?
Part 2) When Odd alludes to what is going to happen later in the story does this seem to be the same as foreshadowing? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Eckles, Vanders, Robertson and Gosset were the conspirators in the story.
Part 1) Is there any indication in the story as to who the leader of the group may have been?
Part 2) What does it indicate about Eckles and Vanders that they were police and so many people seem to trust them?
Essay Topic 3
Thomas says 'A flipped fork flicked my forehead' in chapter fifty-one while explaining how he got an injury caused by Robertson.
Part 1) Could this piece of alliteration also be a tongue twister? Are there other moments of alliteration used in the story?
Part 2) What other literary tools does the author use in the story?
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