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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. After the war, Jackson worked for which agency?
2. As Michael O'Rourke and Liz Scarlatti go home from Blacky's Bar, he wonders if what he told someone has resulted in what?
3. Chapter 3 shows a brash side of Congressman O'Rourke that establishes his physical abilities and reminds the reader of Michael's what?
4. When McMahon asks why he should believe the caller using a voice modulator, he is reminded of what?
5. What is the President's reaction to Olson's murder?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What does Speaker of the House Thomas Basset say on television?
3. In Chapter 4, what are some skills that Vince Flynn demonstrates are required of the President?
4. How does the author further the "Good" as opposed to "Evil" theme?
5. What sort of security system does Higgins employ at his personal residence?
6. Chapter 15 is short and addresses what?
7. Meanwhile, what happens back at Nance's ranch when Stevens gets through to him?
8. What does Michael O'Rourke tell his girlfriend transpired when Stansfield played the tape in front of Nance and Garret?
9. What happens when Michael O'Rourke hangs up on the President?
10. What happens when Higgins hears the cameras being shot?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways do both Garret and Nance suffer the consequences of their actions when Coleman's group refuses to take responsibility for Olson's and Turnquist' murders?
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
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?"
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