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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 it is suggested that Stevens employ increased military security at the White House, what is his response?
2. What does Michael O'Rourke do since his friend, Mark Coleman, was killed by an addict with multiple convictions for armed robbery that has been released early?
3. Despite Secret Service warnings against any public appearances, Basset decides to participate in what?
4. How does Congressman Michael O'Rourke end the call when he is telephoned by the President who is seeking his vote for the budget?
5. Who is guarding Congressman Burt Turnquist when the assassins kill him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Michael O'Rourke carry a concealed gun?
2. What is President Stevens doing in his meeting with Stu Garret and Mark Dickson at the start of Chapter 2?
3. What does Speaker of the House Thomas Basset say on television?
4. What message does the old man from the cemetery call and leave for McMahon?
5. During the Situation Room meeting, McMahon plays the recording he received, and what do General Heaney and Dr. Irene Kennedy do?
6. What sort of security system does Higgins employ at his personal residence?
7. What results from Ted Hopkinson's polls in Chapter 10?
8. What are some of the things FBI Special Agent Skip McMahon recognizes upon his arrival at the three assassination scenes?
9. What does Augie Jackson tell Seamus and Michael O'Rourke when they travel to Georgia?
10. How is Olson assassinated?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
On which side of the "Good versus Evil" theme is Senator Erik Olson in "Term Limits?" What actions does he take that qualify him for that position?
Essay Topic 2
The O'Rourkes refuse to let Senator Olson stay neutral, but instead force him to pick a side. Which does he choose? What action has redeemed him? How was he out of line earlier with Seamus?
Essay Topic 3
What games are being played in the White House that the author explores in Chapter 10? Who is pulling most of the strings? What are some examples? What false information is being fed to the Speaker of the House? What is Mike Nance encouraging the President to do with the FBI?
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