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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. What did Walter Cronkite label the Iraq War in order to criticize the Bush administration?
2. Who did the defense lawyers ruthlessly attack, drawing Bill's attention and complaint?
3. Which of the following is not included in the list of things that Bill thinks can lead to mistakes?
4. What was the outcome of the case that Bill complained about?
5. Which of the following sayings is not included in the section covering some of Bill's mistakes?
Short Essay Questions
1. What type of media bias did Bill reveal as he analyzed the network coverage of the Iraq war?
2. According to Bill, how do the media and politicians overlook the problems in the inner cities?
3. How did the coverage of the war affect the military's fight in Iraq?
4. What was an example of a mistake Bill made while at CBS?
5. How does Bill think a person should act in a workplace environment?
6. What are some of the reasons why Bill supports the Iraq war?
7. According to Bill, how can a person tell if they are being lied to?
8. How is the legal system of the country growing?
9. How did Walter Cronkite prove Bill's point of media bias?
10. What are the dangers associated with becoming an internationalist country?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Bill O'Reilly makes it clear that he is not associated with any political party and his job as an analyst requires him to bring a certain amount of skepticism to all political situations and events.
- Describe the different political opinions that Bill has in defining himself as an Independent.
- Explain why his independent mindset gives him an advantage over other analysts in covering world events.
Essay Topic 2
In Who's Looking Out For You? Bill shows how politics have interfered with America's ability to defend itself against outside attacks.
- Describe the situation that scandalized the CIA and how it prevented the country from acquiring the necessary information needed to thwart upcoming attacks.
- Describe Bill's analysis of the Clinton administration, the politics that caused a lack of information on attacks that were being planned, and the resulting vulnerability.
Essay Topic 3
According to Bill, friendship is an important part of life that can also be very valuable.
- Describe the value of friendship and the advantages of having trustworthy friends, based on Bill's views.
- Explain the ways that Bill believes a person can attract and maintain solid friendships with the right people.
- Describe the types of friendships that Bill thinks should be avoided and the suggestions he makes in evaluating current or potential friends impartially.
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