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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. In Chapter 3, Michael O'Rourke is dictating some notes when which individual, whom he does not know, storms into his office?
2. Who is guarding Congressman Burt Turnquist when the assassins kill him?
3. Senator Erik Olson decides to disregard the advice of the FBI and the Secret Service and does what?
4. Where do Seamus and Michael O'Rourke travel to meet with Augie Jackson?
5. Whom does Dr. Irene Kennedy believe is responsible for the murders of the prominent politicians?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Michael and Seamus O'Rourke get Senator Olson to talk about the budget summit at Camp David in Chapter 23?
2. Gus Mitchell indicates that it appears the assassins are commandos, that they have planned the murders over some time, and they would have taken advantage of what?
3. Roach and McMahon rush to what meeting in the White House Situation Room in Chapter 28?
4. Why does Michael O'Rourke carry a concealed gun?
5. What transportation arrangements does Warch make in Chapter 17 between the White House and Camp David?
6. In Chapter 4, what are some skills that Vince Flynn demonstrates are required of the President?
7. How is Olson assassinated?
8. What sort of security system does Higgins employ at his personal residence?
9. How does the first chapter begin?
10. What happens when Michael O'Rourke hangs up on the President?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author employs a continued pattern of foreshadowing that runs throughout his book, and is important as it provides harbingers that are indicative of what will transpire later in the story. In Chapter 7, what foreshadowing does Michael O'Rourke's mysterious phone call with Seamus provide? Why is Flynn's use of foreshadowing in Chapter 16 so critical to the tale? Where else is foreshadowing employed in "Term Limits?"
Essay Topic 2
How does Michael O'Rourke's friendship with Scott Coleman place him in a gray area? How does the author's provocative approach to his character's development add a very interesting aspect to the story?
Essay Topic 3
How does Vince Flynn use a reverse storytelling technique in Chapter 33 for Admiral DeVoe's explaining what happened during Operation Snatch Back that led Scott Coleman to kill Senator Fitzgerald?
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