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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. Back at his ranch, Nance's assistant interrupts him, saying that who is calling?
2. To whom does Stansfield say that Higgins' death may be a blessing since his captors will not have had time to question him and learn state secrets?
3. Michael O'Rourke, his brother Tim, and Seamus meet whom to discuss what they have learned from Jackson?
4. Dr. Kennedy believes the assassin who killed Downs was seen in what fashion?
5. With both Nance and Garret in the room, Stansfield says he will play a tape unless what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Hackett and Stroble do after the attack on Higgins' estate?
2. What does Kennedy discover while studying the Special Forces personnel files?
3. What does Michael O'Rourke tell his girlfriend transpired when Stansfield played the tape in front of Nance and Garret?
4. 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?
5. How does the author further the "Good" as opposed to "Evil" theme?
6. What transpires in another meeting with McMahon, Roach, Kennedy, and Stansfield?
7. During a meeting with McMahon the following day, Kennedy calls General Heaney in to join them and tell him what?
8. What happens at the White House when Stansfield notifies Stevens and his cabinet that Higgins has been kidnapped?
9. When the tape is done and both Nance and Garret deny that it is valid, what does Michael O'Rourke do?
10. What takes place back at the CIA Operations Center after Stroble and Hackett escape with Tim O'Rourke?
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
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?
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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