Death and Judgment Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Donna Leon
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 97 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Death and Judgment Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Donna Leon
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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 is the consultant's profession?

2. What is the name of the police commissioner's boss?

3. What was the official reason for the cop's expulsion?

4. How does Paola feel about the news of the undercover work?

5. What is the Italian term used for police officer?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is the first murder victim in the story? Where is the man going when he is murdered?

2. Who is the next victim in the story? Where is the body found? Prominent accountant Rino Favero, the second victim, is found dead in his garage.

3. What does Brunetti find in Favero's possession? Why does the finding puzzle Brunetti?

4. What is Chiara's opinion about her new role in the case? How does she hope her parents will react to the news?

5. What is another connection between Trevisan and Favero?

6. How might the deaths tie into the corruption case Brunetti had been working on for months?

7. Describe the people found at the scene at the accident. What questions are asked? What is the determination of the accident victims?

8. What is the conversation between Paola and Brunetti after Chiara goes to bed? How does each character feel about the discussion?

9. What happens to the truck and the victims after the scene is cleared by the police?

10. Who is the next person to be visited by Brunetti?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Brunetti had a difficult time when interviewing Franca Trevisan. Although Franca would not always talk, it was clear to Brunetti that she was hiding something. Why did Brunetti suspect Franca? Did Franca do anything illegal? Could Franca be arrested for simply knowing about the crimes? What is your opinion about Franca's treatment of Francesca? Would Franca be able to protect Francesca from the cartel?

Essay Topic 2

Brunetti often shares his work with his wife, Paola Falier. What kind of influence does Paola have on Brunetti regarding his work? Is it appropriate for Paola to know about the cases? What kind of input might she have? How was Paola involved in this case? What kind of advice might she have given to Brunetti? What might be something Paola would do that would be over the line in regards to police work?

Essay Topic 3

Signora Ceroni is a hardened woman who has done everything to bring herself out of the negative place she was in when she first arrived in Italy. As a result, Ceroni has no pity for others that are in the same situation. Examine Ceroni's experience, where she was, her journey while in Italy, and how she came through the difficult times. Also examine how Ceroni's attitude may have helped and/or hindered her in her professional life and choices.

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