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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 does Senator Sexton do to Gabrielle when she suggests holding onto the information about the meteorite until Rachel is safe?
2. What do the Delta Force jam as they approach the Goya?
3. What does the ECE stand for?
4. What does Senator Sexton make out of Rachel's fax for a press conference?
5. The president of what organization visits Senator Sexton in Chapter 76?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does William Pickering tell Rachel he is lying about the meteorite when he reveals himself as the controller?
2. What does Senator Sexton do with Rachel's fax in Chapter 126?
3. What is the Delta Force's mission when they board a Kiowa helicopter?
4. How does Gabrielle get into Senator Sexton's office computer?
5. How are the hammerhead sharks that surround the Goya described regarding their sense of smell?
6. Why is Gabrielle stuck in traffic in Chapter 100?
7. What does Chris Harper explain to Gabrielle regarding PODS?
8. What do the scientists on the Goya discover after finding a photo of an organism similar to the meteorite?
9. What is the nature of Gabrielle and Senator Sexton's conversation regarding the fax from Rachel in Chapter 125?
10. Describe the conversation between Gabrielle and Senator Sexton when he calls her on her cell phone at ABC studios.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the character Marjorie Tench in the book. In what way did the author purposefully create Marjorie as an unlikable and domineering character in the book? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Gabrielle and Senator Sexton's morals and overall outlook on politics in the book. What is telling of the natures of these two characters based on the revelation of their true ideals regarding politics in the book?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Rachel's fear of open water in the book. What purpose does the author have for giving one of the protagonists such a debilitating fear in the book?
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