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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. Where does the President think Russia will invade?
2. What was found about a hundred and fifty yards upriver of where the Eagle was?
3. What connects the San Marino and the Pilottown?
4. How far away was the sound that was heard through the thick mist?
5. How many transactions were made through the bank in Seoul?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was interesting to note about the fog?
2. What was strange and different regarding the Catawba's boarding of the Amie Marie?
3. What does the President say in regard to Dirk Pitt?
4. How does the President have domestic enemies?
5. Why can't the Russian government deduce how Min Koryo pulled off the abduction of the President?
6. What did the woman's thrill come from after she had looked at the money again?
7. What did the President want to discuss with the people on board the Eagle?
8. How does the government plan to keep the President's disappearance a secret?
9. Why does Pitt want to send out a press release regarding the Pilottown and the San Marino?
10. What is Margolin's final argument regarding the proposal of the President?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare yourself to any character in this novel. Who do you mostly resemble physically? Psychologically? If you don't closely resemble someone in these two aspects, who do you most identify with and why? Do you think that these characters are designed to be easily identified with? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the influence of Dirk's friends throughout the novel. How might he have been stonewalled several times if not for their timely information and skills? Explain how the plot would have been affected if Dirk wouldn't have had such knowledgeable people backing him and looking things up for him.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the characters of Lee Tong and Alan Moran. How are they created to be the least likable character, and what traits make them such? Are these traits present in every detestable character? Explain your answer.
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