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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. With whom does Ryan get into an argument at the hospital?
2. Where does the unsuccessful attacker go after the scene at the Mall?
3. Where was the shipment scheduled to be delivered?
4. What is the person's role in the PIRA?
5. It was originally suspected that the ______, a terrorist group was responsible for the attack.
Short Essay Questions
1. Ryan does not lie about his connection to the CIA but omits some details. What is Ryan's connection to the CIA? What does Ryan tell the press?
2. Alex surmises that his gun has been recovered from the quarry. What is Alex's reaction to the news? What is Alex's final determination?
3. The reader is introduced to Dennis Cooley, a bookstore owner. Discuss Cooley and why he is an important part of the story.
4. Miller is annoyed because Cathy is late leaving work. What causes Cathy Ryan to be late leaving the hospital?
5. Owens and Ashley look into Watkins' military history. What is learned about Watkins and what may have turned him against the crown?
6. What is the catalyst for Ryan to agree to sign on to the CIA? What is Greer's reaction?
7. What happens to the information gathered by the recon cameras? How does it happen?
8. Ryan finally gets to leave the hospital and is relieved. Ryan becomes uneasy when he is escorted to Buckingham Palace. Discuss Ryan's experience at Buckingham Palace and how it affects his involvement in the case.
9. What prompts Ryan to attend a lecture at Georgetown? What occurs while he is at the university?
10. How do Miller and his companions escape from the scene of the ambush? What prohibits police from following the terrorists?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jack Ryan begins to feel fear on a level previously unknown to him. Explain Ryan's feelings. Are they realistic? Is there a real reason to feel fear or is Ryan paranoid? What incident set off the fear? How does Ryan relate fear to the everyday life of the Prince of Wales? What does Ryan intend to discuss with the Prince? What might Ryan do to allay his fears? How do the fears affect Cathy and Sally?
Essay Topic 2
Admiral Greer predicts that he can get Ryan to join the CIA at least on a temporary basis. Explain in detail Greer's job, where he fits into the story, why he wants Ryan, and what his plans include. Also discuss Greer's personal attitude toward Ryan and vice versa.
Essay Topic 3
Jack Ryan is a historian at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. What does it mean to be a historian? Does Ryan teach about history, about the Navy, or something else entirely? What type of students does Ryan have? What else is Ryan called upon to do other than teach? What part of Ryan's job took him to the UK in the first place? How does Ryan's experience switch from the Naval Academy to the CIA? What is Ryan's military training and history? Do you think Ryan is the best person to sign on to the CIA for this case? Explain.
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