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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Alex's first reaction to the fact that the gun had been recovered?
2. One of Ryan's discoveries will put the US in favor with which other country?
3. Who pays a visit to Dennis Cooley's bookshop?
4. The State Police report that a stash of guns have been found in which of the following counties:
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
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.
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
The Prince and Princess of Wales, the Queen of England and the Duke of Edinburgh are all important characters in the book. Explain why Clancy never uses their names. Do you think the prince and princess are Charles and Diana? Do you think the Queen is Elizabeth II? Do you think the Duke of Edinburgh is Prince Phillip? If not, who might they be? Why does Clancy avoid using their names? Do you think Clancy did not want to name them directly for personal reasons? Do you think that Clancy chose not to name them so the references would not date the book? Explain.
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