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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did those at Langley react when a Taliban Mig was monitored as it headed straight toward a Predator drone?
(a) Half ducked instinctively as it passed.
(b) Half stepped aside instinctively as it passed.
(c) They were silent for several minutes.
(d) Half looked away instinctively as it passed.

2. The first CIA Northern Afghanistan Liaison Team (NALT-1) flew by what means from Dushanbe to the Panjshir Valley in 1997?
(a) U.S. Army helicopters.
(b) Massoud's helicopters.
(c) U.S. Marine Corps helicopters.
(d) U.S. Air Force helicopters.

3. Unocal wanted to build a pipeline from what location through Kandahar to Pakistan?
(a) Tajikistan.
(b) Turkmenistan.
(c) Uzbekistan.
(d) Kazakhstan.

4. Bin Laden practiced operational security that was intensive and he was cautious of what?
(a) Radio communication.
(b) Couriers.
(c) Telephones.
(d) Computers.

5. Plans were made for Ahmed to visit the U.S. when?
(a) Late September 2001.
(b) Early September 2001.
(c) Early October 2001.
(d) Mid-September 2001.

Short Answer Questions

1. The CIA slowly composed an intricate map of which infrastructure made from photos and satellite imagery?

2. Where on his inventory of threats the U.S. faced did Tenet rank bin Laden in 1999?

3. The Hamburg cell, which derived its name from the German city it met in, included which members?

4. The suicide bombing against the USS Cole, a U.S. Navy destroyer, took place on 12 October 2000 in what port?

5. Views differ on what was said, but instead of Saudis, Sudanese spoke with bin Laden and he moved where?

Short Essay Questions

1. What took place in the Oval Office meeting on 2 December 1998 in the early afternoon?

2. How did the "bin Laden Issue Station" evolve?

3. How was the Afghan war changing by 1999?

4. What plan was agreed to between Pakistani intelligence director Naseem Rana and CIA station chief Schroen regarding the capture of Mir Amal Kasi?

5. Why was it the CIA's working idea to attempt to keep bin Laden outside "KKJ"?

6. How had persistent Feminist Majority lobbying in opposition to the Taliban influenced the two most significant women in Clinton's administration?

7. By early 1999, what was Tenet's view about the possibility bin Laden might again attack America?

8. How did Prince Turki view the threat bin Laden posed?

9. What were some of the calculations the CIA's Counterterrorism Center had made regarding al Qaeda by late 1999?

10. Why did Schroen encounter difficulty recovering CIA Stinger missiles from the Taliban?

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