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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. Stephanie applies for which job at the workshop?
2. What item does Stephanie buy for her father?
3. What happens at the workshop shortly after Stephanie and Diesel leave?
4. How tall are the Christmas trees?
5. Who does Stephanie call to get information on Sandy?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Stephanie's solution to the possible stampede?
2. Who calls Stephanie? What does Stephanie end up doing instead of working with Diesel?
3. Explain the scene at the mall, beginning with the parking lot.
4. What upsets Stephanie about Christmas?
5. Why does Diesel think that Sandy will insist on handling Ring alone?
6. How do Diesel and Stephanie find the location of the workshop? What does Stephanie do next?
7. What does Stephanie say hoping to get rid of Diesel for the night? How does the plan backfire?
8. Stephanie's mother calls in hysterics. What has happened to cause Helen to be so upset?
9. What is Stephanie's first reaction to the news? What is Helen's response?
10. What do Diesel and Stephanie see when they return to Sandy's house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Stephanie Plum is famous for attracting disaster. To date, Stephanie has been through so many cars that everyone, including Stephanie, has lost count. Why do you think danger attaches itself to Stephanie? What happens to the cars? What incident occurred while Stephanie and Diesel were at the Claws' house? Are the incidents always Stephanie's fault? Also explain the episodes with the Christmas trees and the fires that occur throughout the story.
Essay Topic 2
Randy Briggs is a computer wiz and acquaintance to Stephanie. Randy and Stephanie do not particularly like each other. Why does Stephanie contact Randy about the case involving Sandy Claws? Why does Randy agree to cooperate? Why is Randy often hostile to Stephanie and others? What role does Randy play in the case?
Essay Topic 3
Much of the story revolves around Sandy's elves. Discuss the elves and their job at the factory. Discuss Randy's new job as an elf and how Stephanie gets involved in the operation. Also discuss Lula's fascination with and eventual fear of elves. Examine the scenes in which Stephanie and Lula encounter the elves.
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