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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. Where does Shaw take Heidi?
2. What book does Dirk wonder if Harrison Moon IV has ever read?
3. What vehicle does Shaw use when he takes Heidi for a drive?
4. Where does Dirk meet Joe Epstein to discuss some research that Epstein did for Dirk?
5. What explosive is Dirk's crew using for a controlled explosion on the Empress?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Massey's plan to get the gold shipment, and what was the outcome?
2. Who was Clement Massey?
3. How does Eric Caldweiler figure out how to get into the quarry?
4. What do Chase and Giordino hear while working at the Manhattan Limited site?
5. How does Gly escape death when the hydroplane rams into a Japanese cargo ship?
6. Who does the President send to help Dirk and his crew?
7. What Sarveux comes home from the hospital, what does he tell Villon?
8. Describe how the Empress of Ireland sank.
9. Why does the President need the copy of the treaty?
10. What message does Shaw want Heidi to pass on to Alan Mercier?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are several different types of genre that might describe Night Probe! Select a genre that you feel fits the novel, and use examples from the book to show how the book fits into the genre that you chose.
Essay Topic 2
Explain how Cussler uses imagery to make each scene come alive in the novel. What senses does Cussler usually appeal to?
Essay Topic 3
Several characters in the novel perform their duties at great personal risk or hardship. Discuss who these characters are and how they perform their duties in spite of the difficulties or challenges that work to keep them from doing their duty.
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