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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. Who suspects that it was Olson who told Michael O'Rourke that Fitzgerald leaked the information about Scott Coleman's mission and got his men killed?
2. Dobbs tells Stansfield that a car has arrived at the ranch, but he cannot tell what the driver has removed from what?
3. What does Nance tell Garret about Higgins?
4. Higgins is attacked when he steps outside for what?
5. Dr. Kennedy is studying the Special Forces personnel files when she reads Scott Coleman's and sees he was on which mission that failed, causing the deaths of eight men?
Short Essay Questions
1. When the tape is done and both Nance and Garret deny that it is valid, what does Michael O'Rourke do?
2. What does Roach relay to McMahon in Chapter 33 regarding Fitzgerald?
3. Although reluctant at first, Kennedy and McMahon go for a ride with Michael O'Rourke to do what?
4. How does Stansfield make his way to the Nance ranch to rescue Michael O'Rourke?
5. What information is contained in a note that Michael O'Rourke says came with the taped confession?
6. What does Kennedy tell McMahon at a meeting in the Pentagon?
7. Why do Scott Coleman and Michael O'Rourke decide to kidnap, rather than kill, Higgins at his home?
8. During a meeting with McMahon the following day, Kennedy calls General Heaney in to join them and tell him what?
9. Why do Michael O'Rourke and Scott Coleman decide to leave Higgins' body in front of Garret's home?
10. Chapter 45 provides what final elements of the "Consequences" theme?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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 O'Rourkes refuse to let Senator Olson stay neutral, but instead force him to pick a side. Which does he choose? What action has redeemed him? How was he out of line earlier with Seamus?
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