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Multiple Choice Questions

1. After Toland's ship is put out of commission by the Russians, where is he sent?
(a) Greenland.
(b) Scotland.
(c) Ireland.
(d) South Africa.

2. Why is the Russian Foreign Minister's speech so significant?
(a) He's trying to divert attention from Russia's upcoming offensive.
(b) He's trying to intimidate other countries with boasts about Russia's well-being.
(c) He's trying to draw attention away from Russia's weakened state.
(d) He's trying to gain favor with other countries by asking for their help.

3. What is the name of the man who escapes the Keflavik air base and uses a radio to spread news of the attack?
(a) First Lieutenant Mike Edwards.
(b) Commander Daniel Edwards.
(c) Patrick Flynn.
(d) Ed Morris.

4. While the American military waits to confirm a plan to down Soviet satellites, something happens that sets back the operation. What happens?
(a) The Soviets launch missiles at American warships.
(b) The American government decides to scrap the operation.
(c) The American satellites go down.
(d) The Soviets attack American forces.

5. What happens to the military personnel in the Keflavik air base?
(a) They are set free and told to warn the military that Russia is taking over.
(b) They are forced to fight for the Russians.
(c) They are forced to act as the Russians' servants.
(d) They are either killed or taken hostage.

6. What does Sergetov note about the Politburo's decision to go to war for oil?
(a) That oil is more important than the lives of Russian citizens.
(b) That the Politburo wants to go to war because they hate other countries.
(c) That it's safer to send Russians to war than to let them live cold and hungry.
(d) That the Russian people want to go to war to make their country richer.

7. What is Toland's response to the news of the generals' executions, and how do his superiors react?
(a) Toland thinks it's trivial; his superiors think it's important.
(b) Toland thinks it's important; his superiors have him investigate furthur.
(c) Toland thinks it's important; his superiors don't.
(d) Toland thinks it's trivial; his superiors agree.

8. Of the people who died in the attack on Russia, how many were children?
(a) Six.
(b) Three.
(c) Eight.
(d) Fourteen.

9. The mission against the Soviets is successful, but it is a costly victory. Why?
(a) NATO forces were ambushed and had to be left behind.
(b) Several planes are lost during the mission.
(c) Many troops are captured by the Soviets.
(d) NATO supply lines are compromised.

10. What does the AP Moscow Correspondent say extinguished the fire?
(a) Hundreds of firefighters and volunteers.
(b) Military helicopters.
(c) Sophisticated fire extinguishers.
(d) A freak snowstorm.

11. The U.S. fires on the Julius Fucik, but are unable to sink the boat. What does the captain of the ship do?
(a) He forcefully drives the ship into port.
(b) He blows up the boat to avoid capture.
(c) He flees back to Russia.
(d) He returns fire until his enemies give up.

12. Russia does something to indicate that they are reducing their nuclear arms. What do they do?
(a) They fill torpedo tubes with concrete.
(b) They dismantle nuclear warheads.
(c) They take apart Russian rocket-launchers.
(d) They shut down nuclear reactors.

13. How does Flynn react to the Russian's show of reducing their arms?
(a) He's excited to see that the Russians are taking steps toward peace.
(b) He's indifferent about the arms reduction.
(c) He's skeptical about their honesty concerning their disarmament.
(d) He's tense about the reduction of arms in the Russian military.

14. What is the full name of the author of the article about the importance of the Russian oil fields?
(a) Williams Blake.
(b) Michael Evans.
(c) William Calloway.
(d) Patrick Flynn.

15. Chernyavin picks up a package at a post office. What does it contain?
(a) The blueprint for the German Chancellor's house.
(b) Plans for the NATO headquarters.
(c) Plans for the Reichstag building.
(d) A map of the office of the Bundestag, or German parliament.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the full name of the adviser to the Russian government, who specializes in energy production?

2. While the Russians prepare for their offensive, four generals are court-martialed and shot. What are they accused of?

3. What are Edwards and his men told to do if they find themselves in danger?

4. What is the Russian Politburo?

5. What two areas do the Russians plan to attack during Red Storm?

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