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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 Kennedy plan on addressing Anna's questions about Rapp's mission?
2. What picks up Coleman and his men after they are dropped off on the airstrip?
3. Where in the Philippines does Rapp's plane land?
4. What did the papers report about Anna's marriage?
5. Who is Church supposed to follow and monitor?
Short Essay Questions
1. What evidence does Kennedy have about the failed mission in the Philippines when she, the president, Rapp, and Valerie Jones meet to discuss the mission?
2. What happens to David after he is picked up by a van once he has the attache?
3. What is David supposed to do with the money General Hamza gives him?
4. How does David answer Speilman when, in Chapter 18, he asks why David wants to go through with the plan?
5. What is the plan once Coleman and his men land on Dinagat Island?
6. How does Moro respond to Rapp's information about him being a traitor?
7. How does Kennedy react to hearing about the failed mission at Dinagat Island?
8. What kind of agreement do Anna and Rapp have when they get married?
9. Why is Valerie concerned about the botched SEALs' mission?
10. What happens as a result of the conversation between Anna and Kennedy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss at least 4 ways "Executive Power" would be different if it were to take place during a different time period (e.g., the 1980s).
Essay Topic 2
The shifting control or, at least, the perception of the control of power in the story, is one of several factors holding a very delicately balanced story together. Choose a character whom you believe has the most power throughout the text and, using at least 3 examples from the text, support your argument.
Essay Topic 3
Would the struggles and espionage of "Executive Powers" change if placed in a more historical setting of conflict (e.g., WWII)? Support your answer by using 3 specific examples that compare or contrast your evidence and thesis to events or or situations in the text.
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