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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. At the news conference, what does the President say Americans have of our own?
2. As he gazes out the window, what is the President about to ask of Burnham?
3. What is Pym wishing when he turns away from Eva?
4. What Tom Sawyer character does Dyanna's new behavior remind Burnham of?
5. What gift has the President offered Burnham?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Burnham do after he steals the tapes he needs to blackmail Epstein?
2. Who is Teal referring to when he speaks of B-12?
3. How has Hal been an ally to Burnham throughout the story?
4. How does Ivy come to be on the evening news?
5. What thoughts does Burnham have about his motivations for kissing Dyanna?
6. What does Burnham realize after the ordeal of his first Cabinet meeting?
7. How does Pym know that Teal appreciates the information he has given him?
8. What does Dyanna find out at lunch with Connie and Dolores?
9. Considering the development of Burnham's relationship to the President throughout the book, how has Burnham influenced American Foreign Policy?
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
What does the President mean at the press conference when he jokes about wishing he could put the First Amendment on hold?
1) What is happening when the President jokes about this?
2) Who is the President speaking to when he makes this joke?
3) From what you know about the President, was there any truth in this statement?
Essay Topic 2
When Burnham understands that the ship in the harbor in Havana was the Bilitis, he asks for an hour to get the situation under control.
1) How does he know he can handle this situation?
2) What do you think his motivations are? Does this have anything to do with wanting to defy Epstein?
3) What, in your opinion, is the significance of Toddy being a transsexual?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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