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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what region is the training camp located?
2. What causes Cathy to be late leaving work?
3. How long has it been since Jack spoke to his father-in-law?
4. Alex's team kills how many of the guards at the Ryans' house?
5. Ryan finds that he is living with an extraordinary amount of ____ in his life.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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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