Deep Lie: A Novel Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Stuart Woods
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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. Rawls works for which federal agency?

2. Who is excluded from the investigation on order of the Director?

3. What is the name of the uncomfortable crew member?

4. Who is the Deputy Director of Operations?

5. Who meets Helder at the other end of his journey?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Helder realize when he wakes up in the submarine?

2. Explain the return of a fellow CIA employee and Rule's reaction to the arrival.

3. Who is Katharine Rule? What is her occupation? How is she related to another member of the agency?

4. What does Lee learn when he calls to confirm his meeting with Rule?

5. Explain Rule's hesitation about going to Nixon for help.

6. What disagreement do Helder and Sokolov have over the weight of the buoy?

7. Helder and Sokolov begin their first test mission. What are Helder's objections to Sokolov's presence?

8. What creates further suspicion in Helder?

9. What is Rule's plan to stop the surveillance on her by the unknown source?

10. Explain Rule's search for a sports car.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How does Lee happen to meet Swenson/Helder? Was it by accident or was it planned? Where did the meeting take place? What was Woods' purpose in creating the meeting between the two men? What error does Helder make during that meeting? What is Lee's reaction to Helder's real identity? What do you think happened to Helder? Would Rule, Lee, or any part of the US government have any jurisdiction or input regarding Helder's arrest? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Write a bio on Katharine Rule. As the protagonist Rule is an essential character in the book. Explain Rule's career, what part she plays in the story and why her presence is valuable. Also examine Kate's relationships with Simon, Lee, Peter, Rawls, and Nixon.

Essay Topic 3

Woods is a master at using foreshadowing to hint at various key pieces of information. Use at least five examples of foreshadowing in the story and explain why each is important. How else could Woods reveal the pertinent information if he did not use the foreshadowing technique?

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