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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was never fully engaged in countering al-Qaeda before 9/11?
2. On September 11, the nation suffered the largest loss of life on its soil, losing __________ people.
3. As of 2001, how long had Iraq been an enemy of the U.S?
4. What is a WMD?
5. Majority of the muscle hijackers settled in what U.S. state?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe in great detail the major flaws in the emergency response system. How were the first responders ill-prepared for the 9/11 attacks? What changes can be made to help prepare the first responders organize and create a safe rescue for future events?
Essay Topic 2
How does one's culture and experience influence a person's perception of a place or region? Give an example from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Describe al-Qaeda. What are the objectives of al-Qaeda? Who funds the group? Who leads the group? What are some of al-Qaeda's strengths and weaknesses? How can the U.S. exploit these weaknesses?
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