Pacific Vortex Test | Final Test - Medium

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Pacific Vortex Test | Final Test - Medium

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 175 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who or what is Mad Chopper?
(a) Crowhaven's plan B.
(b) LT Buckmaster's team.
(c) ADM Hunter when he's angry.
(d) Dirk's helo crew standing by.

2. What is the rescue schedule for the Starbuck when Dirk, Al and the Navy team return to the Pacifc Vortex?
(a) Two hours and 45 minutes.
(b) Four and a half hours.
(c) 10 hours.
(d) 90 minutes.

3. How does Dirk finally break Delphi's facade of cool indifference?
(a) By insulting Summer.
(b) By refusing to acknowledge his own danger and physical suffering.
(c) By calling him out as a phony.
(d) By pretending not to know Al.

4. How does Summer escape the seamount?
(a) Dirk carries her to the surface.
(b) She doesn't.
(c) She is rescued by the Starbuck .
(d) She swims, carrying Dirk who is too injured to move.

5. What does Dirk discover on the bodies of two the men from the sea that he kills?
(a) A small plastic box adhered to their chests.
(b) Green skin and hair.
(c) Gills.
(d) Webbed hands and feet.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many men escape with Dirk on the helicopter from the Martha Ann?

2. Who is "Big Daddy?"

3. What threat does Dirk face being left behind as as the others ride the air bubble from the Starbuck's escape hatch to the surface?

4. What is holding the Starbuck down?

5. Who has been Delphi's informant in the Navy?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are ADM Hunter and Dirk Pitt's differing opinions on Adrian?

2. In his description of the attack, Dirk notices something significant that could immeasurably assist the crew of the Martha Ann to prevent the boarding of the men from the sea. What is it and how could it be turned into an opportunity for the crew?

3. Who or what is Selma Snoop?

4. What does Dirk fear lays in store for the Martha Ann? What information is he now armed with that may help? What does he still not know that could be fatal?

5. How does LCDR Crowhaven get in touch with Pearl Harbor in spite of Delphi's lock on their radio transmissions? What is the code he uses to communicate with ADM Hunter over the open wires?

6. How is the scent of the eucalyptus oil explained? How does it support the theory of the seamount?

7. What happens during Dirk's final radio transmission from the C-5airplane before they touch down on the surface of the ocean? what does it mean for their rescue mission?

8. How does Dirk reinforce his disregard for authority upon return from the Pacific Vortex with the crew of the Martha Ann?

9. What is Delphi's plan for the Starbuck?

10. How does LCDR Crowhaven's attitude change from his frame of mind on the plane, once he is within sight of the submarine and Dirk lets him know that this is where he [Dirk] gets off?

(see the answer keys)

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