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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 mental disorder did Duane say that he had, which was the cause for his actions, though Ressler proved otherwise?
2. What do criminals try to do sometimes in order to throw police off when solving a crime?
3. The women in Columbus were being strangled with their own ____________.
4. Ressler assumed that the person who was a suspect in the crimes in Bozeman was also a __________.
5. Who miraculously survived the attack by Duane and ran to the neighbors for help?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Glatman's claim about the women whom he eventually killed?
2. What happened to Duane after he left the house after being with Diane and Fran?
3. How do criminals attempt to prevent police officers from finding out what they have done and their identity?
4. What would Gacy do with his gay male victims, according to police reports?
5. What is needed in order to create a valuable and effective profile for a criminal?
6. What were Duane, Diane, and Fran doing at the apartment before the brutal murder?
7. Why did many crime fighting units not feel that profiling was helpful in investigations?
8. What did Diane wake up to in the middle of the night after hanging out with friends?
9. How would Harvey Glatman find his victims, according to the book?
10. Whom did Ressler hope to educate in terms of dealing with serial killers properly?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The term 'serial killers' is one that Ressler coins in order to distinguish them from other murderers.
Part 1: Why is it important to differentiate a 'serial killer' from other murderers?
Part 2: What do you think of the idea of a serial killer?
Part 3: How do you think serial killers are treated versus other types of killers in the world?
Essay Topic 2
In the beginning of the book, Ressler realizes that the case of the vampire killer is not an ordinary case.
Part 1: How might you define the idea of an ordinary murder?
Part 2: How might you define the idea of a murder not being ordinary?
Part 3: Why do you think it's important to distinguish between and ordinary murder and a non-ordinary murder? Or, is it that important?
Essay Topic 3
At times, Ressler puts himself into dangerous situations when he is interviewing killers.
Part 1: Do you think that Ressler should be more careful when interviewing killers?
Part 2: Do you think Ressler believes he will be hurt when he interviews killers?
Part 3: Would you want to interview a serial killer? Why or why not?
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