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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. How does Frank feel about being treated like a gopher?
2. Why do the hospital doctors and staff think that Frank is very committed to his education?
3. Why does Frank leave his $1.50/hour job?
4. Which of the following groups of people is NOT conned by Frank?
5. Why can't Frank earn a decent living at an ordinary job?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. How does Frank's credit card scheme work?
3. How does his job as a doctor fit into Frank's plans for living in Atlanta?
4. Does Frank manage to fool everyone in his new position as a lawyer?
5. Describe Frank's appearance.
6. What skills do you think Frank needs to have in order to pass himself off as a pilot?
7. Does Frank feel that he is in any danger of being caught when he begins working as a lawyer?
8. Why do you think Frank thinks it is important never to wear his uniform around his apartment building?
9. 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.
10. Frank manages to avoid being caught for several years. Imagine, though, that he is caught. How do you think he is caught earlier? How much of his good fortune is luck and how much is skill?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the various prisons and jail cells in which Frank does time. Be sure to include Perpignan Prison, Malmo Prison, and the Fulton County Jail. How are these prisons similar? How are they different?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the chapter titles for the book. How do the chapter titles develop the tone of Catch Me If You Can? How do the chapter titles reflect Frank's own personality?
Essay Topic 3
Consider the following people who help Frank at various times during his criminal career: Kitty Corbett, Bailout Bailey, Jan Lundstrom. Which of these people does Frank admire the most? Why?
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