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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. When Chee wakes up in his hospital room, what program is showing, albeit without the sound, on the television in Chee's hospital room?
2. According to what Chee has heard, who gave each of the roustabouts the same thing Chee finds in Emerson's clothing?
3. When Wolf calls Chee's station from the road, whom does Wolf pretend to be?
4. After shooting Chee, what does the killer do before driving away?
5. As Mary and Chee walk to the area where the missing box is supposed to be, what do Mary and Chee find?
Short Essay Questions
1. After discovering the dead body on the way to where the missing box is supposed to be, how does Chee realize that the killer is still nearby?
2. According to the discussion Mary and Chee have after leaving the roustabout's sister, why does Chee initially believe that Emerson Charley's body disappeared?
3. Why does the Albuquerque police officer tell Chee to be careful as the cop is leaving Chee's hospital room?
4. What does Chee find when he exits his hiding space after the killer has left?
5. What does Chee learn from the Albuquerque police officer about the killer when the cop comes to Chee's hospital room?
6. Why does Chee not simply leave his room when he sees that Wolf is in the hospital?
7. When the sheriff questions Chee in Chee's hospital room, what does the sheriff ask Chee to do?
8. As Wolf slips out of the hospital, what does Wolf suddenly realize?
9. After Chee and Mary discover the dead body, why does Chee yell at Mary to run?
10. As Chee and Mary leave the roundabout's sister, why does Mary ask Chee to explain what the sister had said?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast B.J. Vines and Gordo Sena.
a. How are the two characters similar? How are they different?
b. Compare the role that justice plays in each of their lives. How is each character affected by the concept of justice - both positively and negatively?
Essay Topic 2
Identify the main desires of B.J. Vines (a.k.a. Carl Lebeck) - the reasons behind his grand scheme. For each demand, tell Vines' reasoning behind the desire and what Vines hoped to ultimately accomplish or gain through his actions.
Essay Topic 3
Hillerman uses this story to examine the role that truth plays in our daily lives. Examine the author's beliefs through his storytelling. Why would the author choose this story to overlay his demonstration of the consequences realized when the truth is distorted or hidden? What did you learn from the author's discussion on truth? What other avenues, if any, could the author have used to express his beliefs? Would those avenues have been as effective as the story? Why or why not?
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