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. Who is caught talking about the robber on the car bug?

2. What is the name of the second restaurant Henry opens before going to prison?

3. What job does Henry start doing that requires him to form a team?

4. What is the name of the narcotics detective in charge of busting Henry's drug business?

5. What does Henry's girlfriend do that causes her to be arrested?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Judy the drug courier do that likely leads to Henry's arrest at his home?

2. What are some of the struggles that Karen and her children have to deal with while Henry is in prison?

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

4. What crime does Henry testify against Paul Vario for?

5. What circumstances lead Henry to consider cooperating with the police?

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

7. How does the college basketball scheme work?

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

9. How does Henry feel once he agrees to enter witness protection and how does his family react?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Throughout most of his marriage, Henry lies to Karen about almost everything in much part because that is what most wiseguys did. What does this tell the reader in regards to how wiseguys valued other people? How does this showcase their self-serving nature?

Essay Topic 2

Compare Henry's father's lifestyle to that of the wiseguys. How much harder does Henry Hill, Sr. have to work to reap minimal rewards? What aspects of his father's normal and honest life do you think most compelled Henry to choose the path of becoming a wiseguy?

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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