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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 do the elves do to Stephanie?
2. Diesel says he needs to protect Sandy from which of the following?
3. How old was Stephanie when she jumped off the roof?
4. What was Sandy's first name before he legally changed it?
5. What happens at the workshop shortly after Stephanie and Diesel leave?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Lula's opinion on being politically correct?
2. Stephanie convinces Valerie to leave the bathroom. What is the escape route the sisters use? What goes wrong?
3. What does Stephanie say to reassure Valerie?
4. What does Stephanie say hoping to get rid of Diesel for the night? How does the plan backfire?
5. Lula offers to stay with Stephanie at the workshop. What is Lula's reaction when she learns about the elves? What does Lula say about the elves?
6. Who does Stephanie call to get information on Sandy Claws? How does she intend to get it?
7. What previous effort has Diesel made to find Ring? What was the result?
8. Discuss the scene when Stephanie and Diesel arrive at the Plum house.
9. Explain the scene at the mall, beginning with the parking lot.
10. What is Valerie's explanation regarding the lack of prevention?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mary Alice, Stephanie's 7-year-old niece, is convinced she is a horse. Discuss Mary Alice's belief and the type of behavior it produces. Discuss the family's reaction to Mary Alice's play acting. How does Valerie treat the issue? Why does Mary Alice believe she is a horse? What kind of special gift does Mary Alice get for Christmas? How does Mary Alice get along with her older sister Angie?
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
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.
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