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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. The assassin in the opening scene does not regret having killed his victims as he feels they lacked what?
2. Jackson cautions Michael O'Rourke not to go to which agency?
3. Despite Secret Service warnings against any public appearances, Basset decides to participate in what?
4. Who is the third politician killed by the assassins?
5. When hunting the year before, Michael O'Rourke told Scott Coleman that who caused the leak leading to the deaths of eight of Coleman's men in Libya?
Short Essay Questions
1. What transportation arrangements does Warch make in Chapter 17 between the White House and Camp David?
2. What transpires in another meeting with McMahon, Roach, Kennedy, and Stansfield?
3. In Chapter 37, what does Scott Coleman discover upon initially returning to his apartment after dumping Higgins' body outside Garret's residence?
4. What does Kennedy discover while studying the Special Forces personnel files?
5. How do Michael and Seamus O'Rourke get Senator Olson to talk about the budget summit at Camp David in Chapter 23?
6. How is Congressman Burt Turnquist killed?
7. Meanwhile, what happens back at Nance's ranch when Stevens gets through to him?
8. Roach and McMahon rush to what meeting in the White House Situation Room in Chapter 28?
9. 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?
10. What happens at the White House when Stansfield notifies Stevens and his cabinet that Higgins has been kidnapped?
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 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 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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