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James P. Carroll
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. World War II is ongoing, and where is Joe assigned?
(a) Private First Class.
(b) Secret Service.
(c) Selective Service enforcement.
(d) U.S. Cavalry.

2. What dream does James abandon, when he chooses to attend seminary school?
(a) To marry.
(b) To join the Navy.
(c) To follow General Carroll in the Air Force.
(d) To be a professional football player.

3. The Touhy manhunt takes on the wartime symbolism of a hunt for who?
(a) Russians.
(b) Nazis.
(c) Hitler.
(d) Communists.

4. Joe and his family leave Chicago for FBI training. After training, where are they assigned?
(a) Indianapolis.
(b) New York.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Los Angeles.

5. What does Joe stay in for twenty-five years rather than the six months originally expected?
(a) The Navy.
(b) The FBI.
(c) The Air Force.
(d) The Secret Service.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does being a priest preaching his first sermon make apparent about James?

2. Joe and Jim wear Democrat campaign pins with what motto to protest Republican "I Like Ike" campaign pins?

3. For what does James' father never forgive himself?

4. Eisenhower is the first president who wears what kind of hat?

5. Where does the author's mother take him as a two-year-old along with his four-year-old brother, Joe?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the celebration begin?

2. What government position does Joe Carroll have in Europe?

3. How does James honor his father in this chapter?

4. How do Joseph and Mary react to Joe junior's contraction of polio?

5. How does Roger Touhy who is a Chicago bank robber, kidnapper and killer that have a significant impact on James' father's career?

6. What are Joseph's and Mary's roles in their family?

7. What does James realize about his desire to enter the seminary?

8. How does Joe Carroll catch Roger Touhy?

9. How does James' antiwar stance affect his father?

10. How does James perceive his family's time in Germany?

(see the answer keys)

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