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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. What does the man on the back of the motorcycle do upon pulling next to Olson's vehicle?
2. The Director of the FBI wants to review files of which retired or released personnel?
3. As McMahon plays the tape of the modulated call he got from Michael O'Rourke for the group in the Situation Room, who notices that Garret becomes noticeably upset?
4. At the Turnquist crime scene, McMahon notes what about those guarding the congressman?
5. When assassinating Basset, what means do the killers use to avoid injuring any civilians?
Short Essay Questions
1. At Blacky's Bar, what does Michael O'Rourke tell his girlfriend about the killers?
2. What happens at the White House when Stansfield notifies Stevens and his cabinet that Higgins has been kidnapped?
3. What happens during the meeting Stevens has with his advisers following Olson's assassination?
4. What is President Stevens doing in his meeting with Stu Garret and Mark Dickson at the start of Chapter 2?
5. What do Hackett and Stroble do after the attack on Higgins' estate?
6. How is Congressman Burt Turnquist killed?
7. What is some important information about Michael O'Rourke's background that the reader learns in Chapter 7?
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. What happens when Stansfield calls the President to determine if he is knows where Nance and Garret are?
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
How does the symbolism of the assassin dressed as an elderly veteran in Arlington Cemetery contrast with that of the political characters in Chapter 17? What do his prayers reflect?
Essay Topic 3
What is the symbolism employed in placing Arthur's body at Garret's home?
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