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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 tells Higgins he thinks the FBI knows what?
2. Who says a final briefing with Scott Coleman, and both Seamus and Tim O'Rourke, will be arranged following Olson's funeral?
3. In his taped confession, whom does Higgins say forced him out of the CIA in addition to Stansfield?
4. Knowing that Higgins carries a homing device somewhere on his body, Michael O'Rourke and Scott Coleman do what?
5. Scott Coleman and Michael O'Rourke drive back to Michael's home with Higgins where?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Stansfield calls the President to determine if he is knows where Nance and Garret are?
2. Meanwhile, what happens back at Nance's ranch when Stevens gets through to him?
3. What happens with Garret and Nance when Stansfield returns and says he will be playing a tape that was left at Michael O'Rourke's door?
4. How do Michael O'Rourke, Scott Coleman, and his team observe Higgins' estate?
5. Why do Scott Coleman and Michael O'Rourke decide to kidnap, rather than kill, Higgins at his home?
6. Who is Sam Jarvi?
7. Why do Michael O'Rourke and Scott Coleman decide to leave Higgins' body in front of Garret's home?
8. How does Stansfield make his way to the Nance ranch to rescue Michael O'Rourke?
9. What does Michael O'Rourke tell his girlfriend transpired when Stansfield played the tape in front of Nance and Garret?
10. What does Kennedy discover while studying the Special Forces personnel files?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Vincent Flynn use the first two chapters to examine the contrast between the personalities of Michael O'Rourke and Stu Garret? In what way do these two characters fall into the ongoing theme of "Good versus Evil?"
Essay Topic 2
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 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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