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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. The men are concerned because there are reports of blizzard conditions in which area?
2. What is the name of the weapon's holder?
3. What color hair does Martin have after the makeover?
4. The confrontation spoils which of the following events?
5. What is the allegedly dirty cop's first name?
Short Essay Questions
1. The police realize that LaChaise and Martin have most likely left town. What bothers Davenport about giving up on searching the city for the men?
2. What happens when the police interview Winter? How does the information leak to LaChaise?
3. What is the plan for the next morning? Who is most eager to get the plan underway?
4. What happens when LaChaise has Weather as a hostage? How does Weather try to calm LaChaise?
5. Davenport and fellow officers go to Arne Palin's house. What happens with Palin? What is Davenport's opinion? What is the outcome of the visit?
6. What happens at Franklin's house? Who is responsible? What is the outcome of the incident?
7. What is Davenport's state of mind at this point in the story?
8. What decision does LaChaise make while on the road? How does the decision reflect on LaChaise?
9. Davenport receives a break when an informant tips him off to LaChaise's plan. Discuss the informant, the information, and how it is obtained.
10. Stadic continues to have bad luck but ventures forward. What is the next stage of Stadic's plan? Where does it take place?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Davenport is well known as a successful video game inventor. Discuss how Davenport gets into the business. What is the original idea? How are video games developed? What kinds of games are Davenport's specialty? Is it expensive to develop a game? Where does Davenport do his work? Who helps Davenport test the games? How do you think the video game business affects Davenport's police work? Do you think Davenport will stay with the business as well as the police force? If not, which job will he quit?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characters, plots, settings, and outcomes of the stories woven into "Sudden Prey." Use the scenarios in another one of Sandford's series of books for comparison. How do the story lines differ? What is the conclusion of each story? Which lead character do you like better? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Examine John Sandford's Lucas Davenport series. How many books are there? Write a character profile of Lucas Davenport. Discuss how the character has progressed and evolved throughout the series. Where might Davenport go next? How might Davenport's relationships with Elle, Jennifer, and his colleagues change in future books?
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