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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. What is in the attache case that David is given, in Chapter 18?
2. Who does Rapp not want at his meeting with the president and Kennedy, in Chapter 9?
3. What does David wear when he meets his Iraqi contact in the Middle East?
4. How does Kennedy plan on addressing Anna's questions about Rapp's mission?
5. Who is Lt. Gen. Sergio Rizal?
Short Essay Questions
1. What kind of agreement do Anna and Rapp have when they get married?
2. What do Anna and Kennedy do when they want to talk to each other at the White House?
3. What do Abe Spielman and David discuss at the Vatican Bank branch?
4. What do the president and Kennedy tell Rapp about his desire to help the Andersons?
5. How does David answer Speilman when, in Chapter 18, he asks why David wants to go through with the plan?
6. 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?
7. How does Moro respond to Rapp's information about him being a traitor?
8. What happens to David after he is picked up by a van once he has the attache?
9. What has Freidman done to the attache, unbeknownst to David?
10. What does Rapp tell Anna about why he is going to the Philippines?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The title of the book can have multiple meanings. Take a position about what you think the title means and provide examples from the text that demonstrate the use of "executive power," when the term "executive power" refers to something other than presidential power, etc.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Rapp's final choice (committing murder) at the end of the novel may seem surprising to some readers, but not surprising to others. Find three examples in the text of how this ending was foreshadowed, making sure to explain how each one directly connects to Rapp's choice to murder Prince Omar.
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