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updated 11/21/2002 3:24:27 AM ET 2002-11-21T08:24:27

Cadet third class George “Ed” Cannon was this week’s Hardball ‘Hot Seat’ contestant. He’s a sophomore from Cadet Squadron 19, majoring in electrical engineering. He got 7 out of 21 questions correct. How many questions can you answer? Take the quiz, below, and find out. And learn more about the students at this academy. Ed’s schoolmate, Cadet First Class Mark Jacobsen, who is undergoing pilot training, shares an essay he wrote a year ago in the wake of the September 11th attacks.

Click here for the playing and official rules for the Hardball ‘Hot Seat.’

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