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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 get the money from the night depository out of the airport?
2. How does Frank spend his time in Malmo Prison?
3. How does Frank get a flight crew to travel with him?
4. Why doesn't Frank answer Jan's questions at first?
5. What does Frank learn from Pixie, the commercial artist?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe living conditions for prisoners at Perpignan Prison.
2. How does Frank convince Papa Lavalier that he is a pilot for Pan Am?
3. Why do you think that Frank pays the expenses for his crew of interns personally rather than coming up with a scheme for getting Pan Am to pay them?
4. Why do you think that Frank chooses not to tell his grandparents that he is living in Montpellier?
5. What is Frank's code of honor?
6. What do you think is Frank's opinion of women?
7. How does Frank get himself out of the Fulton County jail?
8. 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?
9. Why do you think that Frank stops using Papa Lavalier's printing shop?
10. How does Frank rely on stereotypes to get away with his cons?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the character of Papa Lavalier. What role does he play in Frank's life? Do you think that Frank takes advantage of him, or does he benefit just as much from their transactions as Frank does? Do you think that Papa Lavalier understands as little as Frank believes he does?
Essay Topic 2
Why is Frank able to forge so many checks? Describe his methods. Then reflect on how banks might be able to protect themselves against other con artists using Frank Abegnale's methodology. Explain what strategies you think banks and other financial institutions are able to use to protect themselves.
Essay Topic 3
Choose two of Frank's friends, and write an essay comparing and contrasting their roles in his life. Choose two friends who play very similar roles, like Monique and Rosalie. Or write about friends who play opposite roles, like Cheryl and Rosalie. Or, write about two characters who have a balanced set of similarities and differences, like O'Riley and Frank's father.
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