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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 did Gronquist call his thieving of the expensive cigars from Admiral Sandecker?
2. What threat is made to silence some of the crew?
3. What is the name of the ship that Dirk is going to take control of?
4. What was the name on the ship?
5. What did Machado fail to notice?
Short Essay Questions
1. What kind of things were loaded onto the Lady Flamborough?
2. What changes did Ammar undergo to look the part of Captain Collins?
3. What was the easiest excuse to get the security guards into the room to be killed? How were they killed?
4. How did Pitt feel about the push for a location?
5. How did the Special Forces team mess up?
6. In what ways did Ismail's inexperience show through?
7. What sounds like a "grand plan" to the President and to Douglas Oates?
8. What information is missing on Yazid?
9. What information bothers Yeager and Dirk?
10. When is the first time Pitt has been wrong in this book?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Clive Cussler with Dirk Pitt. How is the author alike to the character he created? What are his obvious shortcomings? How is the author different from Dirk Pitt? What do you think of authors that choose to create a character that shares their interests?
Essay Topic 2
Those with the knowledge have the power to rule. Explain through research how with great knowledge comes responsibility. Explain how some people have lost their way in the pursuit of knowledge and how you think this is possible.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Robert and Paul as brothers. Who was more likely to gain a monopoly and why? What do you think would have changed if either brother was able to overthrow completely the existing government and assume control? Examine how life would change as though it were a real possibility that this could happen.
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