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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After Morris arrives in Boston, to what city is he sent?
(a) Norfolk, VA.
(b) Newport, RI.
(c) Quantico, VA.
(d) Tampa, FL.
2. Morris is reassigned to a new ship. What is the name of that ship?
(a) The Audie Murphy.
(b) The Santa Maria.
(c) The Ruben James.
(d) The George Washington.
3. What British town houses the USS Nimitz while it is repaired and prepared for service?
4. Morris decides to treat the prisoners from the sunken submarine in a very unusual way. Why does Morris decide to treat the prisoners this way?
(a) It's the safest way to get the Russians off the Pharris.
(b) It's to avenge the deaths of the soldiers the Russians killed.
(c) It's the best way to gain information from them.
(d) It's to prevent the Russians from spying on the Americans.
5. What do Edwards and his men do with the bodies of the Russian soldiers that were killed in the farmhouse?
(a) They arrange the bodies to make it look like they were ambushed.
(b) They put them in their own jeep, push it off a cliff, and set it on fire.
(c) They leave them in the farmhouse.
(d) They bury the bodies in the fields behind the farmhouse.
6. Where are Alekeseyev and Sergetov when their helicopter is shot down?
7. Toland observes that the Allied forces are capable of beating the Russians, but they must be able to do what first?
(a) Buy more missiles.
(b) Intimidate them.
(c) Cooperate with other countries.
(d) Locate them.
8. What happened to Edwards's girlfriend?
(a) She was raped and murdered at her University.
(b) She committed suicide.
(c) She left him for another man when he left to go to war.
(d) She was killed by a Russian missile.
9. What is the full name of the captain of the Battleaxe?
(a) Jacob Harrison.
(b) Nick D'Onofrio.
(c) Doug Perrin.
(d) Robert Paulson.
10. After the Americans attack the Keflavik air base, Edwards announces that he and his men will have to relocate to a third location. Why?
(a) Their hiding place is under fire.
(b) Edwards and his men are low on supplies.
(c) His men are desperate to get out of enemy territory.
(d) The Russians are too close to their hiding place.
11. What does Morris do to gain information from the Russian prisoners about the whereabouts of other vessels?
(a) He witholds food and water until they tell him where other ships are located.
(b) He tries to convince the Russians to cooperate.
(c) He tortures them for information.
(d) He gives the Russians liquor and bugs their rooms.
12. Why is O'Malley worried about Morris's ability to captain the Ruben James?
(a) Morris says that he is tired of being in command and wishes to return to port.
(b) Morris is disliked by the other men on the ship.
(c) O'Mally believes that Morris is too inexperienced to captain such a large ship.
(d) He lost men on the Pharris, and may find returning to command too stressful.
13. What was Edward's girlfriend's name?
14. What does Georgiyevich say his replacement told the Politburo when the war was discussed with the Politburo?
(a) His replacement told the Politburo what they wanted to hear.
(b) His replacement kept silent when asked for his report.
(c) His replacement tried to talk the Politburo into attacking immediately.
(d) His replacement tried to dissuade the Politburo from going to war.
15. In this section of the book, Sergetov questions a Russian soldier who has returned from the front. How is the soldier related to him?
(a) He is Sergetov's brother.
(b) He is Sergetov's nephew.
(c) He is Sergetov's cousin.
(d) He is Sergetov's son.
Short Answer Questions
1. What causes a Russian soldier to locate Edwards and his men on the mountain?
2. What kind of submarine does Morris and the other ship sink?
3. What happens to the farmhouse after Edwards and his men dispose of the Russian bodies?
4. What do Alekeseyev and Sergetov conclude about the Russian offensive in Germany?
5. Morris did not receive much warning that the journalist was to join his ship, but he determines that the journalist is professional. Why?
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