The Ugly American Test | Final Test - Hard

William J. Lederer
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Asch's first clue that something was distracting Boning?

2. When Hillandale visits the capital city of Sarkhan, what sort of shop does he notice outnumbers all the others?

3. Why does Asch think it is necessary that his delegation answers the questions firmly and quickly?

4. Who is the new Ambassador to Sarkhan?

5. Who is Homer Atkins?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explain in detail what you believe the authors meant when they said "We believe that a nuclear cataclysm is unlikely, but that our free life well may be lost in a succession of bits and fragments."

Essay Topic 2

Solomon Asch is a thorough, experienced negotiator, but he fails to follow up with his people after his initial assessment. What could he have done to: 1) insure Boning was not led astray, 2) soothe Anderson's feelings and keep him on his side, and 3) bring the conference to a more successful conclusion?

Essay Topic 3

Donald and Roger are revealed by Li Pang to be longtime undercover spies for the communists. What embassy attitudes assisted these men in accomplishing their goals? Why were they so successful in keeping their positions at the Embassy without being discovered?

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