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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. Ressler assumed that the person who was a suspect in the crimes in Bozeman was also a __________.
2. How many bodies did police end up finding in Gacy's home?
3. What was the name of the man who was killing women in England? The Yorkshire _________.
4. Rissell was eventually released when it was deemed he was ready to _____________.
5. Who miraculously survived the attack by Duane and ran to the neighbors for help?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was difficult about law enforcement agencies before the 1980s?
2. What was the act of staging that Ressler pointed out to the local officials?
3. What happened during a seminar that Ressler was giving on Rissell?
4. How would Harvey Glatman find his victims, according to the book?
5. What were Duane, Diane, and Fran doing at the apartment before the brutal murder?
6. Why did many crime fighting units not feel that profiling was helpful in investigations?
7. What did Diane wake up to in the middle of the night after hanging out with friends?
8. What did police find when they investigated Gacy's home more closely?
9. What would Gacy do with his gay male victims, according to police reports?
10. What is needed in order to create a valuable and effective profile for a criminal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ressler notes that he does not believe a disorganized killer is the biggest threat.
Part 1: Do you think an organized killer or a disorganized killer is the greatest threat?
Part 2: Why do you think an organized killer poses a threat to society more than a disorganized killer might?
Part 3: How do you feel now that you know how serial killers think and act?
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
It is found that serial killers often create fantasy worlds in which they live, eventually isolating themselves from reality.
Part 1: Why do you think serial killers want to create a fantasy world?
Part 2: Do you think that serial killers are able to find reality again?
Part 3: If it is possible to bring serial killers back to reality, would this cure them of their need to kill?
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