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  • 1. 

    How does Caroline Spurrier die?

    • A.

      Car accident

    • B.

      Shot by gun

    • C.

      Heart attack while driving

    Correct Answer
    B. Shot by gun
    Explanation
    Caroline Spurrier dies from being shot by a gun.

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  • 2. 

    Why are police looking for the man in the pickup?

    • A.

      He ran away from the scene of the accident.

    • B.

      He's the primary witness of the car wreck.

    • C.

      He gave false information to the police.

    • D.

      He's Caroline's estranged husband.

    Correct Answer
    C. He gave false information to the police.
    Explanation
    The police are looking for the man in the pickup because he gave false information to them. This suggests that he may be involved in some form of illegal activity or trying to hide something. Giving false information to the police is a serious offense and can hinder their investigation, so it is important for them to locate him and question him further.

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  • 3. 

    How does Kinsey find out the identity of the killer?

    • A.

      She finds a pickup with a handgun in the Layton's garage.

    • B.

      The police chief gives her the evidence she needs to discover who did it.

    • C.

      Terry's wife leaves several clues for Kinsey to find.

    Correct Answer
    A. She finds a pickup with a handgun in the Layton's garage.
    Explanation
    Kinsey finds out the identity of the killer by discovering a pickup with a handgun in the Layton's garage. This suggests that the killer may have used the handgun in the commission of the crime. By finding this evidence, Kinsey is able to connect the dots and determine who the murderer is.

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  • 4. 

    What is ironic about the ending of the story?

    • A.

      Several events forecast how the mystery is solved.

    • B.

      The ending of the story proves to be the turning point in the action.

    • C.

      The killer dies in exactly the same spot where Caroline did.

    • D.

      Terry's confession only comes after Kinsey confesses to her crime.

    Correct Answer
    C. The killer dies in exactly the same spot where Caroline did.
    Explanation
    The irony in the ending of the story is that the killer dies in the same spot where Caroline, presumably one of the killer's victims, had died. This unexpected twist adds a sense of poetic justice to the story, as the killer meets their demise in the very location where they had caused harm to others. It also serves as a symbol of closure and resolution, as the cycle of violence is finally brought to an end in a fitting and ironic manner.

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  • 5. 

    What is the best definition of theme in a selection?

    • A.

      Series of happenings in a literary work

    • B.

      Highest point of action in a story

    • C.

      Main idea or underlying meaning of a literary work

    • D.

      Problem or struggle in a story

    Correct Answer
    C. Main idea or underlying meaning of a literary work
    Explanation
    The best definition of theme in a selection is the main idea or underlying meaning of a literary work. This refers to the central message or concept that the author is trying to convey through their writing. It is the overarching concept that ties together all the elements of the story and provides deeper insight into its purpose and significance.

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  • 6. 

    What is the definition of skewed as found at the end of "Full Circle"?

    • A.

      Distorted or slanted

    • B.

      Climb or rise

    • C.

      To make more attractive

    Correct Answer
    A. Distorted or slanted
    Explanation
    The definition of "skewed" as found at the end of "Full Circle" is "distorted or slanted". This means that something is not straight or balanced, but rather twisted or inclined in a particular direction. This could refer to a physical object or a concept, indicating that it is not aligned or presented in a straightforward manner.

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  • 7. 

    Why do you think Terry Layton stopped at the accident scene and went to Caroline Spurrier's car?

    • A.

      Terry's wife made him feel guilty for sitting in his car.

    • B.

      Terry needed to make sure she was dead.

    • C.

      Terry regretted what he had done.

    • D.

      Terry's wife knew that Kinsey was watching to see what Terry would do.

    Correct Answer
    B. Terry needed to make sure she was dead.
    Explanation
    Terry Layton stopped at the accident scene and went to Caroline Spurrier's car because he needed to make sure she was dead. This suggests that Terry may have been involved in the accident or had some prior knowledge of what happened. By checking if Caroline was dead, Terry could ensure that there would be no witnesses or evidence against him. It implies that Terry had malicious intentions and wanted to cover up his involvement in the accident.

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  • 8. 

    Give one reason why "Full Circle" might be an appropriate title for this selection.

    • A.

      Kinsey's investigation takes her in a "Full Circle" around the city to find the killer.

    • B.

      The story ends where it began, therefore it travels "Full Circle". The story ends where it began, therefore it travels "Full Circle".

    • C.

      Both vehicles in the accident made a "Full Circle" in the process of crashing.

    • D.

      Kinsey investigates everyone in Terry's "Full Circle" of friends.

    Correct Answer
    B. The story ends where it began, therefore it travels "Full Circle". The story ends where it began, therefore it travels "Full Circle".
    Explanation
    The reason why "Full Circle" might be an appropriate title for this selection is because the story ends where it began, creating a sense of completion and coming back to the starting point. This concept of coming full circle reflects the journey that Kinsey takes in her investigation, as she explores different areas of the city to find the killer and ultimately returns to the starting point. The phrase "Full Circle" captures the idea of closure and the completion of a cycle, making it an appropriate title for the selection.

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