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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. What does Briggs do when Stephanie calls?
2. What is the name of the criminal's sister?
3. What is the boyfriend's last name?
4. Where does Stephanie keep her gun?
5. Stephanie is criticized for avoiding which of the following?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the man say when asked how he got to the apartment?
2. What does Stephanie do to attempt to keep Diesel out of the line of fire from Helen and Grandma Mazur?
3. Stephanie's nieces are at the Plum house. What are the nieces' names and ages? What is unique about them?
4. What is Stephanie's idea about capturing Sandy Claws? Who does Stephanie enlist to help?
5. What happens when Stephanie goes into the living room to check in on Diesel?
6. What does Stephanie do to try to get rid of Diesel?
7. What happens to Diesel? When and why does he return?
8. What is discussed in regard to Valerie? What happens to Valerie and Albert?
9. What does Diesel say when Stephanie lies about living alone?
10. How does Diesel get back into the apartment after Stephanie locks the door?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Frank Plum is a retired postal worker that drives a cab part time to get away from Grandma Mazur. Frank is often in the background, relegated to making snide comments yet plays a strong role in the Plum home and in Stephanie's life. Create a character description for Frank Plum. Include family relationships and Frank's love of food and television.
Essay Topic 2
Stephanie Plum has several men in her life. In this particular story two of those men play smaller roles than usual due to hectic schedules. In their place, at least temporarily, is Diesel. Discuss the men in Stephanie's life. Compare and contrast Diesel, Joe Morelli, and Ranger.
Essay Topic 3
Diesel is particularly interested in apprehending a man named Ring. Who is Ring? Why does Diesel want to find him? What has the man done? What kind of things occur when Ring is in the area? Does Ring know Diesel? What is the relationship between the two men? What happens every time Diesel gets close to Ring?
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