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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. How many days is it before Christmas?
2. The sharpshooter hides behind which object?
3. Martin takes Sandy along when he goes to meet a gun dealer. What is the gun dealer's name?
4. Where does Sandy hide after receiving instructions from Davenport?
5. Who becomes enraged over the request?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Davenport's state of mind at this point in the story?
2. What does Martin do to complete the second short term goal? Are the results satisfactory?
3. What does Davenport do with the information? Who else becomes involved? What other piece of evidence points the finger in Stadic's direction?
4. What happens when the men arrive at the hospital? Is their mission successful? Is anyone injured?
5. Stadic nearly overlooks a vital piece of evidence that could give away his identity. What does Stadic plan to do? What happens to prevent the action?
6. What happens to Weather during and after the killing of LaChaise?
7. What happens at Franklin's house? Who is responsible? What is the outcome of the incident?
8. What comes of Sandy's attempts to be rescued?
9. Sandy views the trip to Winter's house as another opportunity for rescue. What does Sandy do to alert police?
10. Describe the final scene at the Metrodome. Who is involved and/or in danger? What is the outcome of the confrontation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Trust is a strong theme in "Sudden Prey." The cops must trust one another with their lives on a daily basis. Discuss how Stadic breaks that trust. How do the cops feel when they learn one of their own is dirty? How does Stadic try to remain in the loop? What is Davenport's feeling about trusting cops outside his immediate department? What does Davenport think about trust in general? Who does Davenport trust the most?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the relationship between Lucas and Weather. What is the common ground for their relationship? How do their professional lives often interfere with their personal relationship? How does one know when a boundary has been crossed? Do they respect each other? How has their relationship evolved? Where might it go from here? Do you think the relationship will ever change drastically?
Essay Topic 3
Write a complete character description of Dick LaChaise. Include his personal and professional lives, relationship to his family, and mental illness. Also discuss the formulation of LaChaise's plan to get revenge on the members of the cops' families.
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