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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Rachel call after getting to Michael's research center?
(a) Her father.
(b) The president.
2. Who first sees that Rachel has been shot on the Goya?
(b) Her father.
(d) The president.
3. Who is the president angry at for lying to after finding out the meteorite discovery was faked?
(c) His cabinet.
(d) The American people.
4. What does Rachel tell Corky and Michael that they must do to evaluate the meteorite sample accurately aboard a military aircraft?
(a) Start from scratch.
(b) Take new tests.
(c) Think outside the box.
(d) Get a new sample.
5. How many people are dropped onto the Goya from the Kiowa helicopter?
Short Answer Questions
1. What creates a light that allows Michael to see Rachel and rescue her after she escapes the Triton?
2. What does Michael explain that the fossil imprint fits in with that could mean it's from the ocean?
3. What does Senator Sexton believe Chris Harper is doing in his second press conference video?
4. Who does the Delta Force want to take the blame for the death of the political official they are assassinating in the book?
5. Who still adamantly believes that the meteorite is real while discussing the core sample on the airplane?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Rachel escape the Triton with Michael's help after it sinks?
2. How is Rachel able to send a fax telling the truth about the meteorite?
3. What is the nature of Xavia's phone message to Michael in Chapter 91?
4. How are the controller's feelings regarding the dead body count to protect his secret described?
5. What are the contents of the envelopes Senator Sexton hands out to the media during his press conference?
6. What do the scientists on the Goya discover after finding a photo of an organism similar to the meteorite?
7. While on an airplane headed for Washington, what reason does Corky give for believing the rock is still a meteorite?
8. What is the Delta Force's mission when they board a Kiowa helicopter?
9. Why is Gabrielle stuck in traffic in Chapter 100?
10. What happens when the Delta Force arrives at the Goya in Chapter 110?
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