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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. Nance figures that until he must resign, he can do what?
2. After dumping Higgins' body, Scott Coleman returns to his home where he does what?
3. What does Nance tell Garret about Higgins?
4. Jarod breaks Michael O'Rourke's what on Nance's orders?
5. A part of the CIA director does not want Higgins to be taken alive as he does not like him, and what is another reason?
Short Essay Questions
1. When his girlfriend goes out to get food, what happens when Michael O'Rourke opens the door to a man he does not recognize?
2. What does Roach relay to McMahon in Chapter 33 regarding Fitzgerald?
3. How do Michael O'Rourke, Scott Coleman, and his team observe Higgins' estate?
4. Although reluctant at first, Kennedy and McMahon go for a ride with Michael O'Rourke to do what?
5. How does the author further the "Good" as opposed to "Evil" theme?
6. Why do Michael O'Rourke and Scott Coleman decide to leave Higgins' body in front of Garret's home?
7. When the tape is done and both Nance and Garret deny that it is valid, what does Michael O'Rourke do?
8. What takes place back at the CIA Operations Center after Stroble and Hackett escape with Tim O'Rourke?
9. Who is Sam Jarvi?
10. What happens at the White House when Stansfield notifies Stevens and his cabinet that Higgins has been kidnapped?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is the theme of hubris expanded upon in Chapter 6? The politicians making key decisions are missing what in regard to how real the threat is?
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 critical background about Michael O'Rourke's life is provided in Chapter 7 that will be important later in helping readers understand what motivates him?
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