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1. What is the date of 'The First Day' of the story?
2. Who is the first character we meet in the novel?
3. What is the name of the political officer on board "Red October"?
4. How many missiles does "Red October" have?
5. Where does Jack Ryan currently reside?
6. What is the name of Commander Bart Mancuso's submarine?
7. What job does 'Jonesy' do onboard Commander Mancuso's submarine?
8. What is "Red October's" revolutionary propulsion system called?
9. How do the Soviets learn of Captain Marko Ramius' intention to defect?
10. When "Red October's" new drive is operating, what does it sound like to sonarmen?
11. To what British aircraft carrier is Jack sent?
12. In the brief altercation between American and Soviet fighters, whose fighter is hit?
13. What is the route through the Reykjanes Ridge called that the Russian submarines use?
14. Which Soviet submarine suffers a nuclear reactor meltdown?
15. How does Jack Ryan first communicate with Captain Marko Ramius?
16. Which of the following was not a factor in achieving the evacuation of "Red October"?
17. Does "Red October" fire a missile at one of the American boats?
18. What convinces the Soviets that the exploded sub is "Red October"?
19. Who fired the torpedo that sank the Soviet submarine "V.K. Konovalov"? Remember, this quiz is on the book, not the movie.
20. What did Jack Ryan do for the very first time at the end of the novel?
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