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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. Who is the first person Pitt sees when he wakes after the beating?
2. What lands near the house where Pitt used the radio?
3. Who does Tidi recognize in the crowd?
4. What did the vehicle bring that Pitt requested?
5. What does James Kelly say he will do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Rondheim ask Pitt and and do he and Tidi handle the question?
2. Where is Sandecker at the beginning of Chapter 20; who is with him; and what does that person say?
3. What does Kippman reveal about Hermit Limited?
4. What does Pitt do when James is talking? How does James respond?
5. Who is the pilot of the rescue vehicle and what did he bring with him?
6. What is Sandecker's response to the man in his office and what does Pitt say?
7. How does Pitt act when he first arrives at the party and how is he dressed?
8. What happened in the confrontation between Pitt and Lillie?
9. What does Pitt realize as he is talking to Sandecker about rescue efforts?
10. What happens right as Pitt is looking for a way to leave the trophy room?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Hunnewell's death greatly affects Pitt, who feels he has lost a friend due to his own failures.
1. What does Pitt's believing his failure caused Hunnewell's death seem to suggest about his character? Use examples from the text to support your answer.
2. The above sentence suggest that Pitt and Hunnewell were friends. Discuss their friendship using examples from the text to illustrate your answer.
3. The death of a friend would affect anyone. Discuss how you think that would affect a person and what a person can do to deal with the grief.
Essay Topic 2
Jerome P. Lillie is introduced. His role as a National Security agent who is working with Pitt now allows Pitt to access information from another, wider-reaching source. Typical of Pitt, threats and physical action must occur before the two men can respect each other, but once Lillie earns Pitt's trust, Pitt tells him everything.
1. What do you think the fact that Pitt has to have threats and physical action before he can respect a man says about his character?
2. In your opinion, discuss whether you believe the author is trying too hard to make Pitt look really masculine and tough. Include in your discussion whether you believe Pitt would be just as likable a character if he was less macho.
3. Discuss whether you think the job in which Lillie works and Pitt must have highly masculine, tough people in order to do the job.
Essay Topic 3
Pitt is a consummate ladies man with few boundaries or shame, but he holds his friendships dearer than his desire for the beautiful Tidi. Pitt's loyalty to Sandecker runs deep, and it is obvious the old man considers Pitt to be like a son to him.
1. What do you think is meant by the first sentence above? Use examples from the text to support your answer.
2. Discuss in depth what loyalty to an individual means in terms of various relationships such as superior officer, friend, sibling, etc.
3. How do you think the fact that Sandecker considers Pitt to be like a son to him has been demonstrated in this book? Use examples from the text to support your answer.
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