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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 city does Pinsky jump ship in?
2. What does Burnham want Mr. Renfro to explain?
3. Who can call on a POTUS phone?
4. When he meets him at the Mess, what does Cobb have to tell Burnham about?
5. Who does Burnham praise in the speech he wrote for the President?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Sarah's opinion of Burnham's job?
2. Why is there more status in not wearing a White House pass?
3. What is Burnham's health like?
4. Describe the difference between working in the West Wing of the White House and the East Office Building.
5. Who is Sonja?
6. How does Burnham handle the situation after he finds out the truth about the pasha?
7. What is Burnham feeling when he gets home?
8. Why has Epstein turned down the job he was originally offered by the President who was then still a Senator?
9. What is the President in the process of doing to Burnham before he suddenly has a change of heart?
10. How much does Eva know about her father's espionage career?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the animosity between the NSC and the CIA.
1) How does this compromise the President's safety?
2) How does this help Burnham with his relationship with the President?
3) What is the truth about the pasha of Banda?
Essay Topic 2
How would you describe the tension between Burnham and Epstein?
1) Does the President like Epstein? Explain using examples from the book.
2) Does Burnham like Epstein? Explain using examples from the book.
3) How is Epstein's job different than Burnham's?
Essay Topic 3
Hal proves to be an important ally to Eva and Burnham throughout the story.
1) What motivates Hal to be so helpful?
2) Does Hal have any family or friends that we know about?
3) Does it surprise you that Hal is able to talk to Epstein?
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