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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 did the unknown assailant silent?
2. What did the assailant sound like?
3. Who does Nora call?
4. What was different about the dog's eyes?
5. What does Streck say to Nora in the beginning of section two?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why would the government want a dog with human intelligence?
2. What did Lem Johnson notice about Nora and Travis' kitchen?
3. Why doesn't Tracy tell the truth about the attack she suffered?
4. How did Vince enter the home of Dr. Yarbeck?
5. Why can't Walt go public with the information Lem is giving him?
6. How did Streck violate Nora?
7. Why was it that Lem couldn't tolerate failure?
8. What does Hudston have in common with Davis and Elizabeth?
9. What all had occurred on the day that Einstein said was going to be a "bad day?"
10. What was Nora Devon's escape from the domineering nature of her aunt?
Essay Topic 1
Explain how you believe you would react to having an abnormally intelligent animal. What kind of things could you do with a normal dog versus what a dog of heightened intelligence might do? What has Einstein done to reassure his master of his intellect? What things in chapter two argue against and for the intelligence of Einstein?
Essay Topic 2
Why did Lem finally tell Walt what was going on at the NSA? What had prevented him from telling Walt before? Why did the incidents at Bordeaux Ridge break him of his oath of silence?
Essay Topic 3
Explain how having a mental illness is more of a way of life than it was in earlier centuries. What do you think is responsible for this global shift in perspective? How has it become chic to have some sort of mild mental disorder? How are mental illnesses glamorized in the media? Who profits from mental illness?
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