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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 section of the river has a network of shallow sandbars that could grip the Iowa's keel and hold her helpless miles from her goal?
2. What car does Pitt have that he took off the Titanic?
3. Where does Maxine Raferty shoot Giordino?
4. How many villagers in Tazareen are killed at Jumana's orders?
5. After his heart attack, at what hospital is Walter Bass being treated?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Pitt determine which battleship is involved in Operation Wild Rose?
2. When does Pitt believe that Fawkes will attack and why?
3. What happened when Pitt tried to tackle Emma?
4. How does Pitt persuade Orville Mapes, President of Phalanx Arms Corporation, to check the whereabouts of the naval shells he bought from Raferty?
5. What does Dale Jarvis believe about Operation Wild Rose?
6. How does Pitt eliminate Daggat's hold over Loren and stop him from blackmailing her?
7. What information does Daggat give Loren about Lusana's childhood?
8. What will happen to Sandecker and Steiger when the helicopter runs out of fuel?
9. Where are the few records that remain dealing with the QD project?
10. Why did Colonel Jumana order an attack on a village?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
Argue whether Fawkes does or does not regret his actions during Operation Wild Rose. Use examples from the novel to support your arguments.
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