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

2. How does Joe feel about leaving the seminary?
(a) He is unsure.
(b) He is sad.
(c) Like a disgrace.
(d) He is confident.

3. What does General Carroll confide in his son?
(a) He wants to be a priest.
(b) He does not enjoy working for the FBI.
(c) He may not come home some night.
(d) He misses Chicago.

4. Who does James feel shame to admit is his childhood neighbor on Generals' Row?
(a) Father Frank Miller.
(b) President Herbert Hoover.
(c) Robert F. Kennedy.
(d) General Curtis Lemay.

5. What does James learn about religious faith?
(a) It brings families together.
(b) It involves suffering and unhappiness.
(c) It is healing.
(d) It helps one understand life.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has made FDR paralyzed from the waist down?

2. How does this chapter compare to the conflicted and painful opening chapter?

3. Who prophecies a valley full of vast quantities of dry bones?

4. What are Americans encouraged to do against the Soviet fallout?

5. Where does James attend school?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is known about Francis Cardinal Spellman?

2. What are the two tracks James sees in his life in Wiesbaden?

3. What does the B-52 Bomber symbolize to James?

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

5. How does James change from his pro-war attitude?

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

7. How does Roosevelt's inauguration differ from past presidential inaugurations?

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

9. How does the celebration begin?

10. Upon what does James reflect at the end of the chapter, regarding B-52s and nuclear war?

(see the answer keys)

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