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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. One of the buildings in the terrorist camp has a schedule regarding the movements of American:
2. Which of the following arrives in the US?
3. What type of boat was used by Miller and the others during the escape?
4. It was originally suspected that the ______, a terrorist group was responsible for the attack.
5. Ryan suspects that O'Donnell is gaining information on the PIRA through the use of which of the following:
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What is the problem with listening in on Cooley's phone conversations? Who does Cooley call?
3. What surprise guest visits Ryan in the hospital? Describe at least part of what is discussed at the meeting.
4. The reader is introduced to Dennis Cooley, a bookstore owner. Discuss Cooley and why he is an important part of the story.
5. Why is Ryan angry enough to attack O'Neil? Who stops the confrontation?
6. 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?
7. What is the catalyst for Ryan to agree to sign on to the CIA? What is Greer's reaction?
8. 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?
9. Why is Owen reluctant to allow Ashley to attend the meeting in Dublin? What convinces Owen to let Ashley go?
10. Miller is annoyed because Cathy is late leaving work. What causes Cathy Ryan to be late leaving the hospital?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the actions of Ryan and Cathy during the initial shoot out. Which instinct was the most automatic? Which was the strongest? Which person acted first? Do you think that the instinct to fight is stronger than the instinct to protect a spouse or child? Examine this thought and use evolutionary psychology to support your opinions.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Write a full character description on Sean Miller. What led Miller to join the ULA? Was Miller ever a member of the PIRA? What type of training did Miller have before joining the terrorist organization? Do you think Miller really believed in the cause or was he simply a psychotic murderer?
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