The Unlikely Spy Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What military rank does Vicary hold?

2. When Jordan makes his first monitored call to Catherine in Vicary's presence, where does Jordan ask her to meet him for lunch?

3. Who is supposed to command the phantom army of a million men that the Allies want Hitler to believe they have?

4. What nickname is used for Vicary and his partner, Harry Dalton?

5. What is the name of the orderly who gets the address for Catherine from St. Thomas Hospital?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is Neumann going to signal the U-boat?

2. The first night that Catherine spends at Jordan's house, what is she able to accomplish?

3. What is Vogel's theory regarding the information that Catherine Blake passed on?

4. Why does Neumann decide he has to find Jenny?

5. Why is Peter Jordan living in a nice home rather than packed into a hotel or boardinghouse?

6. How does Vicary identify the man who Catherine may be passing her information to?

7. What story does Vicary give the BBC to run on the evening news?

8. Why does Vicary decide to pour his men and resources into Lincolnshire?

9. Why does Catherine contact Vernon Pope?

10. Why is Commander Lowe inclined to believe Charlotte Endicott when she tells him a German spy signaled a U-boat?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In Chapter 40, Vicary realizes that he has seen the real Boothby. The objective of this lesson is to compare the persona Boothby portrays and who he really is behind scenes.

Essay Topic 2

While doing his job, Vicary wonders if he has been given a chance to redeem himself. Discuss why Vicary wants to redeem himself and why he thinks he is being given a chance to do that.

Essay Topic 3

Using examples from the book, discuss how Jenny demonstrates courage in the novel.

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