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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 was Yeager known by some?
2. Who was Pitt's on again-off again lover?
3. Why did this news so dismay the President?
4. How was the President attempting to kill his enemies with kindness?
5. Where does the President think Russia will invade?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Oscar Lucas have such sway in regard to the President?
2. Where else was Lee mentioned?
3. What does the President say in regard to Dirk Pitt?
4. Why did Lugovoy tremble inwardly?
5. What did the President want to discuss with the people on board the Eagle?
6. Why wasn't Mendoza with Pitt and his crew as they discovered the Pilottown?
7. What did the woman's thrill come from after she had looked at the money again?
8. How does the government plan to keep the President's disappearance a secret?
9. What was strange and different regarding the Catawba's boarding of the Amie Marie?
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 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 2
Describe Dirk and Loren's relationship. Why do you think he went after her so many times, and yet was still asking Ms. Mendoza out for dinner? What kind of relationship do Dirk and Loren have? What adds friction to this relationship, and what do you think brings them closer together?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Dirk Pitt as a character. What kind of person is he? How does he treat women in general? What are his biggest vices? What are his greatest weaknesses? Explain how you came to these answers.
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