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The Last Child Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

John Hart
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is inside the box left on Katherine's doorstep for Johnny?



2. Who is Detective Hunt's estranged son?



3. Why does Detective Hunt return to Johnny's house in Chapter 9?



4. What lands on the riverbank near where Johnny has been taking a nap?



5. What is the name of Johnny's twin sister?



Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the encounter between Officer Taylor and the traumatized young woman at Ken Holloway's house.



2. What reason does the police chief give Hunt for why Yoakum was taken away for questioning?



3. What is Johnny's response to Hunt when questioned about whether Levi is the man Johnny saw on the bridge?



4. Why does Johnny commit acts of vandalism at Holloway's house?



5. What does Johnny's friend, Jack, say when Johnny asks him to repeat the details of Alyssa's abduction?



6. Why is Johnny so obsessed with staking out Burton Jarvis' house and what does he learn there?



7. Is Yoakum's shooting of Meechum justifiable?



8. For what reason is Levi largely suspected in the abductions?



9. How do Hunt and Yoakum realize that Steve is not the security guard they are looking for?



10. What items are discovered with Spencer Merrimon's remains?



Essay Topics

Create a brief character study of Katherine. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her--if anything--at this point in her life?

Explain the significance of the book's title. What did the author mean by calling the book "The Last Child"? Cite an example to support your answer.

Create a brief character study of Detective Hunt. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?

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