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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. Where does Frank go when he leaves his job at the Attorney General's office?
(a) He goes to the Pacific Northwest.
(b) He returns home to New York.
(c) He stays in the South.
(d) He goes West.
2. What explanation does Frank give the state's attorney's office for his decision to stop working as a pilot?
(a) He says that he is furloughed because of personnel cutbacks.
(b) He explains that he wants to settle down and work in one location.
(c) He explains that he never really works for Pan Am.
(d) He says that flying does not present him with enough of a challenge.
3. How does Frank find out that he does not yet know enough about being a pilot?
(a) He tests his new identity before trying it out.
(b) He meets a TWA pilot who is suspicious of him.
(c) He is not allowed to deadhead on flights at first.
(d) He is stopped by airport security because his I.D. is not correct.
4. What does Frank tell the Pan Am stores clerk about what happens to his wings and hat emblem?
(a) He loses them.
(b) They are stolen.
(c) His two-year-old took them.
(d) This is his first pair.
5. What mistake does Frank's father have expunged from Frank's record?
(a) His arrest for stealing a car.
(b) Forging a check.
(c) His credit card scheme.
(d) Truancy from school.
Short Answer Questions
1. What impression might a reader form about Frank's character from the first chapter?
2. Why doesn't Frank worry that the hotels may call the police?
3. How does Frank earn the respect of the hospital's interns?
4. Why does Frank finally leave the hospital?
5. What con does Frank commit at the very beginning of the book?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Frank's code of honor?
2. Why does O'Riley tell Bailey that it serves him right that Frank pays him with a check?
3. How does Frank test his con before actually deadheading on a flight?
4. What are the drawbacks, for Frank, of working as a doctor?
5. Why does O'Riley think that Frank must be 500 miles away when he hears that Frank makes bail?
6. How does Frank's plan to fill his account number in on a stack of deposit slips from the bank differ from his usual schemes?
7. How does Frank manage to escape the New Orleans police?
8. How does Frank obtain a flight crew?
9. Does Frank feel that he is in any danger of being caught when he begins working as a lawyer?
10. When Frank realizes that he passes a check that has his real name and address on the back, he poses as an FBI agent to get it back. What other choices does he have? What can he do instead? How do his choices affect his future?
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