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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 are the police able to determine about the murderer of a robber from a sneaker imprint?
2. What is the name of the ship the marines in Boxwood Green use as a diversion in order to gain access onto land?
3. Where does Charon go to retrieve drugs at the end of Chapter 36?
4. Complete the sentence from the narrator talking about John, "He was willing to kill others because of that _______, to risk everything for it".
5. What is the name of the ship John takes to get to Vietnam in Boxwood Green?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the police use Xantha to find the drug lab she was held in?
2. How does Henry Tucker find out about Doris going to the police about Pam's death?
3. What does Xantha tell a police officer that picks her up on the street after John released her?
4. How is Ritter's meeting with the KGB resident agent at a zoo described?
5. What does John do with Doris after finding her with Billy in a building?
6. How does John plan on getting to land from the USS Ogden during Phase One of Boxwood Green?
7. How is Peter Henderson's first meeting with a man named Marvin at a restaurant described in the book?
8. How are John's acts in Phase Three of operation Boxwood Green described?
9. How is the character Georgiy first described in the book?
10. How does the military use the USS Constellation as a diversion in operation Boxwood Green?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast detectives Ryan and Douglas' investigation of Henry Tucker's drug operation with John's. What is telling about John's investigation tactics when compared to the police's? Who appears to have more ethical methods of investigation? What about effectiveness?
Essay Topic 2
Most of the time the protagonist and antagonist are opposites, but in this book they have many similarities. Both are murderers who have a goal they are willing to kill for. Compare and contrast the characters John and Henry Tucker. What makes up the fine line that separates John and Henry from being good or bad?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the presence of treachery in the book. How is Zacharias' treachery different from Charon's? How does the author present treachery as something that is sometimes unavoidable or easily manipulated?
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