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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Michael O'Rourke declines Olson's request to join him in the funeral procession, but then does what?
(a) He goes wearing a bulletproof vest.
(b) He meets him afterward.
(c) He joins him at the cemetary.
(d) He joins him at the last minute.
2. Garret feels that by telling the public the murders are an attempt to block the President's budget, they have made Stevens look what?
(a) Resound, almost guaranteeing the passing of the budget.
(b) Firm, almost guaranteeing his re-election.
(c) Sympathetic, almost guaranteeing his re-election.
(d) Weak, virtually precluding budget passage.
3. In briefing Stevens and his staff about the investigation that has just begun, McMahon quickly grows impatient with whom?
(a) Brian Roach.
(b) Jim Stevens.
(c) Mike Nance.
(d) Stu Garret.
4. Stevens is primarily concerned with how the assassinations will affect what?
(a) U.S. foreign trade.
(b) His freedom to travel.
(c) U.S. tourism.
(d) His place in history.
5. The Director of the FBI wants to review files of which retired or released personnel?
(d) Special Forces.
6. Garret and Mike Nance help Stevens determine a strategy to pacify the public while helping force whom to resign?
(a) Arthur Higgins, Harold J. Burmiester.
(b) Brian Roach, Thomas Stansfield.
(c) Brian Roach, Skip McMahon.
(d) Skip McMahon, Thomas Stansfield.
7. Michael O'Rourke wants to speak with Olson before the senator leaves for what event?
(a) News conference.
(b) White House conference.
(c) Camp David summit.
(d) Legislative vote.
8. The assassin in the opening scene does not regret having killed his victims as he feels they lacked what?
9. As Michael O'Rourke and Liz Scarlatti go home from Blacky's Bar, he wonders if what he told someone has resulted in what?
(a) A newspaper story.
(d) Dirty politics.
10. Early in the investigation, McMahon and Kennedy become aware of what?
(a) Breaking a neck with bare hands is fairly simple, a common technique.
(b) Breaking a neck is relatively easy, simpler than choking.
(c) Breaking a neck with bare hands is very easy, requires only strength.
(d) Breaking a neck with bare hands is very difficult, few can do it.
11. The President holds a meeting in the Situation Room and announces that who will be responsible for security of the remaining senators, congressmen, and their families?
(a) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) military personnel.
(b) Navy SEALs.
(c) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) law enforcement personnel.
(d) Counter-commando tactics military personnel.
12. As the politicians ignore his warnings that the White House would be safer than Camp David, Secret Service Agent Jack Warch makes what transportation arrangements?
(a) Military helicopter from the White House lawn.
(b) Armored limousine from an underground lot.
(c) Armored limousine from the White House drive.
(d) Police helicopter from the White House lawn.
13. McMahon wants to accompany Roach to a meeting so that he can see whose face when he realizes the assassins have him as a target?
14. McMahon and his team meet where along the Potomac River where the President's helicopter was left unprotected?
(a) Chain Bridge.
(b) 14th Street Bridge.
(c) Aqueduct Bridge.
(d) Francis Scott Key Bridge.
15. Chapter 3 shows a brash side of Congressman O'Rourke that establishes his physical abilities and reminds the reader of Michael's what?
(a) Army training.
(b) Navy training.
(c) Coast Guard training.
(d) Marine training.
Short Answer Questions
1. Michael O'Rourke meets Scott Coleman at the cabin to discuss Olson's murder and is told what?
2. What does Michael O'Rourke do when Olson offers to introduce him to the President?
3. Whom does Dr. Irene Kennedy believe is responsible for the murders of the prominent politicians?
4. Senator Erik Olson decides to disregard the advice of the FBI and the Secret Service and does what?
5. Scott Coleman uses what to contact McMahon and relay information about the killings?
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