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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. According to Bill, what drives the inequality of law enforcement?
2. In the end, what does Bill think is all that matters?
3. Which one of the following is not a reason that Bill provides to support the Iraq War?
4. What did Bill hope to accomplish while anchoring Inside Edition?
5. Based on Bill's advice in the last chapter, how should you think about something that someone is telling you?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the "law club" that Bill references in Chapter 7?
2. Why does Bill think that independence is important?
3. According to Bill, what types of things should be avoided when a person hopes to limit the number of mistakes they make?
4. What are some of the reasons why Bill supports the Iraq war?
5. What are some of the suggestions in Chapter 10 that Bill gives people to help them live happier lives?
6. What is one of the inspiring messages that contribute to the main theme of the conclusion to Who's Looking Out for You?
7. What is Bill's advice to minorities?
8. What is Bill's prediction for the future of the legal system?
9. What example does Bill give of how the media rushed to judgment in the Iraq war and were left looking foolish?
10. What was Bill's experience at Inside Edition?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
According to Bill, the basic cause of many problems in the country is a bad family life.
- Provide at least three examples of the division between legality and irresponsibility in parenting.
- Analyze the negative effects of children born out of wedlock using the statistics and information provided in the book.
- Describe the cycle of abuse that Bill refers to in parenting, why it is so difficult to deal with, and the ways it is broken.
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
In Chapter 9, Bill discusses mistakes, which are a part of life and is a valuable tool if they are learned from.
- Describe some of the personality traits and actions that Bill thinks can lead to mistakes.
- Explain how Bill thinks a person can prevent mistakes and the virtues that are helpful in reducing them.
- Describe two examples of mistakes that Bill made in his journalism career, what he learned from them, and how he handled them.
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