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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. In Chapter 10, what does Bill think leads to happiness?
2. As Bill explains in Chapter 6, what is the problem with using a "world consensus"?
3. What took Bill several years to learn?
4. What did Hussein's actions threaten, increasing the importance for war?
5. What stand does Bill think the Catholic Church may not be willing to take?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Bill choose to end the book with a chapter that does not involve politics?
2. What is Bill's advice to people pertaining to the courts?
3. What are Bill's thoughts on tolerance?
4. According to Bill, what aspects of America make it possible for anyone to rise up and achieve fame or success?
5. What are some of the reasons why Bill supports the Iraq war?
6. According to Bill, what types of things should be avoided when a person hopes to limit the number of mistakes they make?
7. According to Bill, how can a person tell if they are being lied to?
8. How did Walter Cronkite prove Bill's point of media bias?
9. How does Bill think a person should act in a workplace environment?
10. What is Bill's prediction for the future of the legal system?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
According to Bill, America is a country that has unlimited opportunity that is available to anyone who is willing to work hard to achieve their goals.
- Describe the principles that America was founded on and why they created an inspiring climate that encourages dreams.
- Explain the importance of health, education, discipline, persistence, and independence in building a better life, according to Bill.
- Analyze Bill's advice for overcoming setbacks. How was he able to rise up from humble beginnings to become successful?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
As Bill explains in Who's Looking Out For You?, the Iraq war was unfortunately turned into a divisive issue that triggered both support and criticism.
- Analyze Bill's reasons for supporting the war and the logic behind them.
- Describe the media's objections to the war and the examples that Bill uses to show the hypocrisy of those objections.
- Explain two examples of celebrities/broadcasters that incorrectly judged the war and how they were proven wrong.
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