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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 having Clarence Sampson asleep beside her in the front seat of Joe Morelli's Jeep prevent Stephanie from doing?
2. When Stephanie tells Eddie Gazarra about her encounters with Benito Ramirez, what does Gazarra offer to do?
3. What does Grandma Mazur retrieve from Stephanie's purse during dinner?
4. What is the "secret weapon" that Helen Plum uses in Chapter 4 to entice her daughter to stay for dinner when Stephanie wants to flee her parents' home?
5. What does Stephanie hesitate to tell her worrisome mother, Helen, for the last six months?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Ranger joins Stephanie in Chapter 5 to search Morelli's apartment, how does he fit or not fit the image Stephanie has of him as a bounty hunter?
2. Describe the Stark Street Gym.
3. Describe Ranger.
4. Explain Eddie Gazarra's relationship to Stephanie Plum.
5. What factors make Ranger better suited for bounty hunting than Stephanie?
6. Why does Stephanie want to install a security system in Morelli's Jeep, a Jeep that doesn't belong to her?
7. Explain how Stephanie goes to the Vincent Plum Bail Bonding Company to apply for the position of file clerk yet ends up getting hired as a bounty hunter.
8. How does the Plum family dinner in Chapter 4 contribute to the atmosphere of escalating danger in the book?
9. What does the way Stephanie stakes out Joe Morelli's apartment in Chapter 2 indicate about Stephanie?
10. What does Stephanie learn about Kulesza when she questions potential witnesses at Carmen Sanchez's apartment building in Chapter 4?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One for the Money is a popular and bestselling novel. Discuss what factors in the novel you think have made it a bestseller. Cite examples from the book to support your case.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Stephanie Plum and Joe Morelli. Tell how they are alike and how they are different, explain how they move from having opposite goals at the beginning of the book to sharing a goal by the end of the book, and discuss whether or not you think they love each other. Cite examples from the text to support your conclusions.
Essay Topic 3
One for the Money contains numerous subplots. Cite 3 examples of subplots in the book, explain how they each contribute to the main plot, and discuss what additional role or roles they serve in the story.
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