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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. What sport did Ryan play in younger days?
2. How long does it take to repair Ryan's shoulder in surgery?
3. Who is not at the Ryan's house on Christmas?
4. Where is Miller supposed to be taken after leaving the prison? Where is Miller's new home?
5. Who is set to arrive in the US the following day?
Short Essay Questions
1. What tactic was used to try and thwart a terrorist attack during Miller's transfer? Where was Miller being taken?
2. What surprise guest visits Ryan in the hospital? Describe at least part of what is discussed at the meeting.
3. Describe the opening scene in the book, including the people and locations involved.
4. Ryan learns that he has a guard on the door and questions to answer. Discuss the scene.
5. What is the next stage of the operation for Miller and O'Donnell? What is Alex's role in the plan?
6. What does Ed Donoho do after learning about the accident involving Cathy and Sally? What is the result?
7. What is the catalyst for Ryan to agree to sign on to the CIA? What is Greer's reaction?
8. The reader is introduced to Dennis Cooley, a bookstore owner. Discuss Cooley and why he is an important part of the story.
9. What is being tracked at the terrorist training camp? What is the purpose of the tracking system?
10. What is part of the preparation Ryan must take to protect himself and the family? Who is on board to help with the preparation? What is Ryan told to do?
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
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.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the tension between Joe Muller and Jack Ryan. Why are the men at odds? Which do you feel is right? Which man acted inappropriately at the hospital? Compare and contract Muller and Ryan, including their careers and beliefs regarding family issues.
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