Dirty White Boys: A Novel Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Stephen Hunter
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 131 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Dirty White Boys: A Novel Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Stephen Hunter
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 131 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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 name of the woman Bud frequently fantasizes about while he is driving?

2. Which of the following restaurants does Lamar plan to rob?

3. Which of the following gang members kills the most civilians during the restaurant robbery?

4. Immediately after escaping from prison, what is Lamar most interested in finding on "the outside"?

5. What was the key clue in CD Henderson's case against the terrorists?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Bud discover when he goes to visit McAlaster?

2. At the opening of the novel, why is Richard Peed in prison?

3. Why do Richard and Odell dress up as old women?

4. Why does Lamar take Richard to a movie theater, but never takes him inside?

5. After the shootout at the Stepfords, where do Lamar and his gang hideout?

6. What lie does Bud tell his son, Jeff, when he is supposed to meet him at the batting cages?

7. What injuries did Bud sustain during the shootout at the Stepford house?

8. How has CD Henderson's police career changed as he has aged?

9. At the opening of the novel, why is Lamar Pye in prison?

10. How does Lamar escape prison?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Odell's death has a profound effect on his cousin, Lamar. First, explain how Odell dies. Then, explain Lamar's reaction to the death, and give at least two examples from their history together explaining why Lamar would have such a strong reaction to his cousin's death.

Essay Topic 2

CD Henderson is an important figure in the Oklahoma police force. First, describe CD Henderson's police career and the way it has changed over the years. Then, explain what effects police work has had on CD Henderson's personal life. How does CD Henderson's police career directly affect the manhunt for Lamar and the rest of his gang?

Essay Topic 3

Throughout their time on the run together, Lamar frequently challenges Richard, ordering him to perform dangerous jobs. First, explain why Lamar challenges Richard. What is he hoping to accomplish during these challenges? Then, give at least two examples of challenges Lamar put Richard up to, and explain what Richard's response to the challenge was.

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