Wiseguy Test | Final Test - Hard

Nicholas Pileggi
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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. Whose perspective is Chapter 12 told in?

2. Why is Henry arrested again at the end of Chapter 21?

3. Who tells the Hill family that they will be entering the witness protection program?

4. What occupation does Henry have after entering the witness protection program?

5. How much cash do the men make off with after the original airport heist?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Henry hoping to celebrate the day of his arrest and how does he prepare for this celebration?

2. Why does Karen stop visiting Henry in prison once a week?

3. What circumstances lead to Jimmy and Henry being sentenced to 10 years in prison after the bar fight?

4. Why does the money in the Lufthansa cargo vault seem so appealing to Henry and his men?

5. What lengths do Edward A. McDonald and his men go through in order to find suspects for the Lufthansa robbery?

6. How does Henry feel about being forced to live a normal life after so many years in the mob?

7. How do the police eventually get enough information to arrest Henry?

8. How does Henry find out that Jimmy wants to whack Marty Krugman and how does Henry react to this?

9. Why is the teenager arrested in Chapter 20, and what does he tell the police that leads to Henry's arrest?

10. Why is Jimmy hesitant to join the heist at first?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

After Jimmy whacks Marty Krugman, he has his men console his family. In what ways does this show the true nature of Jimmy? How does this act foreshadow what is to come for Henry? Why do you feel that Henry does not become suspicious of Jimmy right then?

Essay Topic 2

Compare Henry's view of gambling to that of his life. How are the two similar? What importance does "luck" hold for Henry in regards to both?

Essay Topic 3

Wiseguys lead a life devoid of rules. In fact, they are encouraged to break rules and are rewarded when they do. In what ways does this lack of honesty harm the wiseguys? Does having this mentality make it impossible for them to truly have an honest outlook in life?

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