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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. When, according to the President, did the soviets call ABC?
2. What does Dr. Johnson say about Patriotism?
3. What is Burnham's opinion of what to do about the Honduras?
4. Who does Teal name that Pym actually had information on?
5. At the news conference, what does the President say Americans have of our own?
Short Essay Questions
1. What thoughts does Burnham have about his motivations for kissing Dyanna?
2. What does Dyanna find out at lunch with Connie and Dolores?
3. What was in the courier bag from Teal that alarmed Pym?
4. Why is Burnham feeling proud after the President's speech on the Honduras situation?
5. What gives Burnham the courage to tell Eva he has put her under investigation by the FBI?
6. How has Hal been an ally to Burnham throughout the story?
7. What does Burnham realize after the ordeal of his first Cabinet meeting?
8. Who is the first person Burnham wants to call from his new office?
9. Why will Burnham not turn Eva in after she confessed she was a spy?
10. Describe Burnham's feelings when the President informs him he is to write his memoirs.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When the President asks Evelyn who Samuel Johnson works for, was he being serious?
1) Who is Samuel Johnson?
2) Do you think he is a wise man?
3) How does Samuel Johnson influence the President?
Essay Topic 2
Do you think that Burnham has control over events in his life? What and how?
1) Has Burnham planned his career as a Presidential speech writer?
2) Does Burnham have any influence over Sarah and his children?
3) Does Burnham intentionally earn the Presidents respect? How? Explain using examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Eva had a colorful political life in her younger years, ending with her eventually being arrested for intending to blow up the Glen Canyon Dam.
1) How does this effect Eva's relationship to Pym?
2) Do Eva and Burnham have anything in common politically? Cite examples from the book.
3) What do you think Eva will do when she doesn't have to be a spy anymore?
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