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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 is the rare bookshop and center of ULA operations located?
2. What sport is discussed on the way home from the airport?
3. Where does the meeting take place?
4. It is believed that the shipment was stolen how many months ago?
5. What is the name of the FBI representative that visits Ryan?
Short Essay Questions
1. What detail about the visit from the Royals is Ryan not permitted to know? Why does it bother Ryan?
2. What is Ryan thinking about as he is making his way to the Mall?
3. What is the problem with listening in on Cooley's phone conversations? Who does Cooley call?
4. What surprise guest visits Ryan in the hospital? Describe at least part of what is discussed at the meeting.
5. Discuss the scene in which Robby takes the terrorists inside the house by surprise.
6. What does Ed Donoho do after learning about the accident involving Cathy and Sally? What is the result?
7. How does Ryan attempt to deal with Sally's demeanor when she returns home from the hospital? Does the plan work?
8. Owens still believes that the information on Miller came from the inside. Discuss Owens' theory and findings on the matter. What does Owens plan to do?
9. How do Miller and his companions escape from the scene of the ambush? What prohibits police from following the terrorists?
10. The reader is introduced to Dennis Cooley, a bookstore owner. Discuss Cooley and why he is an important part of the story.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Clancy is a master at using foreshadowing to hint at various key pieces of information. Use at least five examples of foreshadowing in the story and explain why each is important. How else could Clancy reveal the pertinent information if he did not use the foreshadowing technique?
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
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.
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