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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. The people Ryan saved, the Prince and Princess of Wales, were in which type of car when attacked?
2. What is the name of the marksman that evaluates Ryan's skill?
3. With whom does Ryan get into an argument at the hospital?
4. What is the position of the person Ryan tends to avoid?
5. Ryan discusses the ULA with which of the following?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Ryan angry enough to attack O'Neil? Who stops the confrontation?
2. Miller is annoyed because Cathy is late leaving work. What causes Cathy Ryan to be late leaving the hospital?
3. What is the plan to raid Camp 18? What actually happens?
4. What surprise guest visits Ryan in the hospital? Describe at least part of what is discussed at the meeting.
5. Describe the opening scene in the book, including the people and locations involved.
6. Ryan is warned not to give out any sensitive information to which person? What is Ryan's opinion of the person? What does the person think of Ryan?
7. What is the reaction of the students in Ryan's lecture hall on his first day back at the Naval Academy?
8. Why is it automatically assumed that Ryan will return to the CIA?
9. What happens to the information gathered by the recon cameras? How does it happen?
10. Discuss the scene in which Robby takes the terrorists inside the house by surprise.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a bio on Sergeant Major Noah Breckenridge. Breckenridge turns out to be a valuable character in the book. Explain Breckenridge's career, what part he plays in the story and why his presence is valuable.
Essay Topic 2
There is a great deal of political intrigue involved in the book. This is a common theme for Tom Clancy. Write about Clancy's work. What other books involve Jack Ryan and/or similar themes to the ones presented in "Patriot Games?" Why do you think Clancy is so fascinated with terrorists and international intrigue? What is Clancy's background? How many books has Clancy written? Have you ever read any of Clancy's other books?
Essay Topic 3
The Prince of Wales is buried in grief when he visits Ryan in the hospital. Discuss the conversation between Ryan and the Prince. Compare and contrast the two characters. Be sure to include the fact that each has a wife and child and how that might affect the scenario.
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