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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Snapper get his nickname?
(a) It was the name of his childhood dog.
(b) His jaw was completely broken.
(c) He kept snapper turtles.
(d) He snapped a man's neck once.
2. Where do Edie and Snapper wait out the storm?
(a) In the house they found that morning.
(b) In Orlando.
(c) In a Best Western.
(d) In the car.
3. What happens to Augustine's uncle?
(a) He dies of a fight with a bear.
(b) He dies in the hurricane.
(c) He dies of a snake bite.
(d) He leaves his home before the storm.
4. Why is Jim Tile glad to be in South Florida?
(a) He wants to be able to see Brenda, his girlfriend.
(b) It makes him feel warm-hearted to help others.
(c) He wants to find his friend, Skink.
(d) He is curious about hurricanes.
5. What does the man with the two dachshunds throw at Tony?
(a) A piece of a trailer.
(b) A cinder block.
(c) A Remington.
(d) A dachshund.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the man with the dachshunds tell Edie to do?
2. What does Tony make Snapper and Edie explain to him once he brings them in the house?
3. What does Skink give as the reason that he abducted Max?
4. How do Brenda and Jim meet?
5. Why does Snapper call Avila?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does tension build in the ride in the Jeep on the way to The Keys?
2. What misconceptions is Max beginning to believe about Skink in Chapter 6?
3. How might Neria have been a good match for Tony?
4. Bonnie wonders at the end of the Chapter 11 if Max is different now. How is he different?
5. How is the author being satirical in the characterization of Tony Torres?
6. How is Edie a resourceful woman?
7. For whom does the story end well?
8. Though shown as a kidnapper and torturer, Skink appears to be an ethical man. How so?
9. How has Max decided to reclaim his wife?
10. What insight does Augustine have concerning Skink that Max does not?
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