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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 is the likely storage hold of the poison?
2. How many American dollars worth of Russian gold is at stake?
3. Whose lifeless eyes were the last of which the young woman saw?
4. How far away was the weather office?
5. What is the name of the vessel boarded in the prelude?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Dirk Pitt described?
2. What makes Oscar Lucas so nervous?
3. How was Dover wrong in one respect, but correct in another?
4. What was strange and different regarding the Catawba's boarding of the Amie Marie?
5. What was strange about the condition of the Pilottown?
6. What is Margolin's final argument regarding the proposal of the President?
7. What was Larimer's position on western Europe?
8. Why were the microphones near the agents' wrists?
9. How does the President have domestic enemies?
10. What was interesting to note about the fog?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the heist in the beginning of the novel. How is this kind of heist impossible in today's day and age? What kinds of security measures are in place to prevent such things happening? Explain whether or not you think Arta would have gotten away with her crime, and how she might have gone about it.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Loren Smith and Julie Mendoza. What do you think attracted Pitt to Julie? How do you think Loren would have reacted to Pitt's affair with Julie? Due to this influence, how did it become necessary to kill her off, yet create enough influence in Dirk's life to keep him chasing an answer?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the ecological fallout that isn't discussed regarding nerve agent S. What kinds of things were avoided being talked about regarding the spill? How would a cleanup of the chemical been next to impossible, and how would the loss of marine life have changed the coast of Alaska and British Columbia forever?
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