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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 Frank give as his address when he stays at hotels?
(a) He gives General Delivery, New York as his address.
(b) He lists whatever hotel he stays at last.
(c) He lists Pan Am's address in New York.
(d) He makes up a phony address.
2. Why does Frank agree to take the bar and start posing as a lawyer?
(a) He is excited by the challenge.
(b) He wants to be a lawyer.
(c) He cannot think of anything else to do.
(d) He needs the money.
3. Why does Frank pretend to be a representative of Carib Air?
(a) To get a sample I.D. card made.
(b) To get a pilot's uniform.
(c) To get a pilot's license made.
(d) To deadhead on a flight.
4. Why does Frank want to deadhead on a flight out of New York City?
(a) He has to in order to be believable as a pilot.
(b) He wants to visit relatives in another city.
(c) He wants to see the world.
(d) He suspects the police are looking for him.
5. How does Frank avoid blowing his cover while he is working at the hospital?
(a) He spends a lot of time doing research.
(b) He talks to the nurses to find out what he needs to know.
(c) He presents himself as a jokester.
(d) He presents himself as distant and all-knowing.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Frank add to his university lectures?
2. Why does Frank accept the job as a supervising resident, even though he knows that he is not qualified to practice medicine?
3. How is Frank affected by his parents' divorce?
4. How does Frank get his pilot's license?
5. Why is it lucky for Frank that he decides to buy a car?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Frank manage to fool everyone in his new position as a lawyer?
2. First Frank poses as a pilot, then as a pediatrician. Do you see a pattern in his choices of role? Why do you think Frank chooses the roles that he does?
3. How do changes in technology make Frank's con harder to pull off today?
4. Why do you think that Frank is concerned when the pilot of the flight he is on does not let him listen to conversations with the tower on a courtesy headset?
5. What changes happen at home while Frank is away at the reformatory?
6. What legitimate use can Frank make of his imagination and ability to do research?
7. Describe Frank's appearance.
8. How does Frank's credit card scheme work?
9. What is the overall tone of Chapter One, "The Fledgling"?
10. Do you think that Frank wants to pose as a pilot only because he wants to cash bad checks? Or is there some other reason? Please explain.
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