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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. At the end of Chapter 8, what happens to Gil Peck?
(a) He drives into a canal after being chased.
(b) He confesses to murder.
(c) He flips his truck over on the turnpike.
(d) He gets shot by a cop.
2. What strange items are people using as weapons as Jim discovered?
(b) Tree branches.
(d) Chain saws and power tools.
3. Why has the one-eyed man kidnapped Max?
(a) Max was mistreating the monkey.
(b) He wants Max's money.
(c) Max was throwing trash in the water.
(d) He wants Max's camera.
4. What does Snapper tell Edie to do with the dachshunds after they meet up again outside of Tony's in Chapter 7?
(a) Let them go.
(b) Give them back to Ira.
(c) Give them to Tony.
(d) Take them home with her.
5. What happens on Edie's date with Kennedy?
(a) He does not want her physically.
(b) They have sex.
(c) They have a fight.
(d) They fall in love.
Short Answer Questions
1. What surprising fact does the reader learn about Skink from Jim?
2. Why doesn't Edie's plan concerning the Kennedys' work?
3. What does Skink smoke?
4. What happens to the rope on the bridge at the end of Chapter 2?
5. Who helps Bonnie after she gets hit in the head?
Short Essay Questions
1. Bonnie wonders at the end of the Chapter 11 if Max is different now. How is he different?
2. Why does Ira Jackson feel so badly about himself?
3. How has Skink become even more frightening as a character in Chapter 9?
4. How do Bonnie's responses to Augustine show that she has feelings for her husband and an understanding of who he is?
5. How is the relationship between Augustine and Bonnie progressing after Max has been gone for a couple of days?
6. Though shown as a kidnapper and torturer, Skink appears to be an ethical man. How so?
7. The plot thickens as the reader discovers the depth that Edie and Snapper will go to in order to make money. What is their plan and how do they execute it?
8. What does the reader learn of Augustine's background that leads to him being a more dynamic character?
9. How is Edie a resourceful woman?
10. Though Ira Jackson has every right to be angry over the death of his mother, he is no saint himself and perhaps should not be judging Tony so harshly. What indicators has the author given the reader to show that Jackson is not an upstanding character?
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