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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. How much money was in the cash shipment?
2. How many American dollars worth of Russian gold is at stake?
3. What was found about a hundred and fifty yards upriver of where the Eagle was?
4. What did she think was happening at first?
5. Did Mendoza agree to Pitt's date?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Oscar Lucas have such sway in regard to the President?
2. How does Pitt describe looking for a shipwreck?
3. How does the President have domestic enemies?
4. How is Dirk Pitt described?
5. What was strange about the condition of the Pilottown?
6. What does the President say in regard to Dirk Pitt?
7. Why were the microphones near the agents' wrists?
8. What did the woman's thrill come from after she had looked at the money again?
9. Why would the young woman have not been watched in the vault?
10. What is titanium used for, according to the Captain, and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the plot of the novel. Could it have been improved and how or why not? What specific elements did you like or dislike, and why?
Essay Topic 2
If Pitt had a pet animal, real or fantastic, what kind of animal would it be and why? How is this animal suited to his personality? How would this animal affect the development of a plot?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the advanced school of thought regarding the biotechnology that is used in this book. Is it realistic technology, or purely a product of fiction? What kinds of things have come to light in the increased knowledge of bio tech that has lead you to your conclusion?
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