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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Frank tell the sales representative that he needs to order 200 I.D. cards when he really only needs one for himself?
2. Why does Frank's plan work?
3. Why does Frank end up leaving his job as an attorney?
4. What does Frank's ability to pass the bar exam prove?
5. If Frank gets a regular job, which of the following professions do you think he is best suited for?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Frank rely on Pan Am to help him?
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. 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.
4. How does Frank's father feel about Frank?
5. Does Frank feel that he is in any danger of being caught when he begins working as a lawyer?
6. Describe Frank's method for finding out the things he needs to know.
7. Why does Frank need money in order to pursue his interest in girls?
8. How does Frank manage to escape the New Orleans police?
9. What is the overall tone of Chapter One, "The Fledgling"?
10. What skills do you think Frank needs to have in order to pass himself off as a pilot?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
An introvert is someone who tends to be turned inward, who likes to spend a lot of time alone. An extrovert is someone who tends to be turned outward toward other people, who gets charged up by spending time with people. Do you describe Frank as an introvert or an extrovert? Support your answer with details from the book.
Essay Topic 2
How does the kindness of the Swedish prison guards make Frank feel? How does his experience in Sweden affect his thoughts and reflections about life? Support your answer with quotations from the book.
Essay Topic 3
In some ways, the plot of Catch Me If You Can is described as a spiral: the same series of events happens over and over. Describe the spiral of the plot. Use Frank's different cons to help with your analysis.
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