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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 does Koski tell his Executive Officer?
2. What does Pitt say is the reason he needs to pursue the mystery of the ship and the probe?
3. What was Kirsti doing before Kristjan died?
4. What does Hunnewell do after they land on the iceberg?
5. What could the sea probe Fyrie's company discovered do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Pitt and those with him find when they get on a boat?
2. What had Fyrie's company invented and what did he plan to do with it?
3. What do Pitt and Hunnewell do when they depart the first iceberg? What does Pitt think when they land?
4. What favor does Pitt ask of Rondheim and how does he respond?
5. How does Hunnewell feel about Fyrie and what does he tell Pitt about the man?
6. Who is with Pitt when he awakens? How does he feel about her and she about him?
7. What does Pitt see coming near the helicopter and what happens to the helicopter after that?
8. Who is on patrol in the beginning of the book and what do they find?
9. At the beginning of Chapter 9 where is Pitt going, how is he dressed and who is with him?
10. What causes Koski suspicions when Pitt is being shown around the ship?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following to discuss:
1. Compare and contrast the characters Dirk Pitt and Oskar Rondheim.
2. Compare and contrast the characters Tidi and Kirsti.
3. Compare and contrast the characters James Kelly and Sam Kelly.
Essay Topic 2
This novel is an adventure/suspense novel. Discuss one of the following:
1. Why are these types of novels popular?
2. What can a reader learn from this type of novel especially about how to deal with difficult situations?
3. Discuss how this adventure/suspense novel, written in the 1970's differs from those written in the 21st. century.
Essay Topic 3
Danger increases as the Pitt realizes he can't even trust his own military with the truth and must continue spinning lies to keep them off balance.
1. Discuss what has occurred in the first four chapters of the book that would make Pitt believe he can't trust the U.S. military.
2. Do you think the military can be trusted in real life? Why or why not?
3. Pitt seems to be fighting lies with lies? Does this seem to be the best way to go about this? Use examples to support your answer.
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