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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many villagers in Tazareen are killed at Jumana's orders?
2. After being pulled out of the water Pitt contacts Sandecker and Steiger. How long does he tell them it will be before he contacts them again?
3. After his heart attack, at what hospital is Walter Bass being treated?
4. Who is Dr. Paul Weir?
5. In Chapter 50, how many weeks until the new President-elect takes office?
Essay Topic 1
Argue whether there is more than one protagonist or antagonist in the novel. Use examples from the novel to support your position.
Essay Topic 2
Cussler introduces the concept of a biological weapon that is so dangerous its effects are felt for hundreds of years, but can be destroyed by water. Discuss how Cussler established the likelihood of this weapon and whether he sufficiently establishes the probability of such a weapon.
Essay Topic 3
Using examples from the novel, discuss how conflict is used in the novel to advance the plot.
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