A Man Called Intrepid: The Secret War Test | Final Test - Hard

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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 operation succeeded in deceiving the enemy?

2. Who did CYNTHIA ask for help in obtaining the French naval ciphers?

3. What happened to the village of Lidice?

4. On account of what did J. Edgar Hoover blame Stevenson's request for information was not answered.

5. How long did it take the Germans to make the Norsk Hydro plant operational again after it was destroyed?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who was CYNTHIA?

2. What did the narrator write about the Vichy French?

3. What was the American involvement in the war at this point (May, 1941)?

4. What did the Brits do to even the research race for the atomic bomb?

5. Describe how the Bismarck was encountered in Norwegian waters by the Hood.

6. What did the BSC plan to do about Heydrich and what is one of his most despicable duties?

7. Who did Bohr send out of Denmark with his notes and what happened?

8. Who did the Allies want to get out of Denmark and why?

9. What did J. Edgar Hoover get angry and how does Stevenson try to appease the man?

10. What did CYNTHIA discuss with CaptaiN Brousse and what does Stevenson decide to do in connection with what CYNTHIA learns?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Roosevelt had to convince the American public to support England. Supply lines had to remain open, and England needed destroyers and other war equipment. This placed Roosevelt in an awkward position because he was running for re-election and couldn't openly be pro-war. Discuss the following:

1. What does it say about presidential power that Roosevelt could not just hand over money and equipment to England?

2. Do you think Roosevelt should have allowed the upcoming election to influence his public stance on the war? Why or why not?

3. Research the attitude of the people of the United States towards the early part of the war going on in Europe. Did they think it was any of their business? Why or why not? What was the general consensus about entering the war on the side of Great Britain?

Essay Topic 2

Chapter Twenty-Seven is about the agent Madeleine, whose real name was Noor Inayat Kahn. Discuss the following:

1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze "Madeleine's" role as an intelligence agent. How does she become involved in intelligence work? What were her greatest contributions? What were her strengths and weaknesses? Do you think she could be called a hero/heroine?

2. Another agent, "CNYTHIA" actually gets sexually involved with several men in order to gain access to important information. Thoroughly discuss and analyze "Madeleine's" role as an intelligence agent. How does she become involved in intelligence work? What were her greatest contributions? What were her strengths and weaknesses? Do you think she could be called a hero/heroine?

3. Should women be involved in intelligence work? Should women (or men for that matter) be asked to become sexually involved with others (especially married persons) in order to complete an assignment?

Essay Topic 3

Roosevelt wanted American action to guarantee the British supply lines but was limited by public opinion. American advisers were sent to Britain. The role of the American crew on the British plane was kept a secret for thirty-two years. Discuss the following:

1. In a democracy that is supposedly for and by the people, is it right to keep information from the public when it is no longer of any strategic significance? Discuss this idea fully.

2. Research and discuss the "Freedom of Information Act" and how it may have affected the release of information to the American public during WWII or shortly thereafter.

3. Do you think most governments keep too many secrets? Or not enough? Discuss in light of A Man Called Intrepid: The Secret War and your own research.

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