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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 does Mr. Fanshawe focus his eyes on as he speaks with Bond?
2. What kind of audience does Sotheby's gala mainly attract?
3. Bond is trying to identify the Russian Control at Sotheby's. What is the most difficult part in identifying the Russian Control?
4. What does M say to offend Dr. Fanshawe?
5. What possible danger is there if M increases the Purple Cipher's level of deception?
Short Essay Questions
1. Smythe considers court martial or committing suicide. Why is it better or worse if he decides one over the other?
2. Describe the airport at the beginning of "007 in New York" and how Bond deals with the chaos.
3. Explain Number 272 and what the plans are. How is Bond involved?
4. What are the purposes of the women's orchestra? Why do they visit the municipal building every night the week Bond has his mission?
5. Why does the KGB go through troubles of sending an expensive jewelry piece with a fake provenance, rather than pay a large sum to their double agent?
6. How does Bond spend his first free afternoon? How does virtue triumph in this situation?
7. Describe the atmosphere of Sotheby's, the night of the auction of the Emerald Sphere? What are the rooms and people like?
8. Describe the Emerald Sphere and why it is so revered amongst jewelers.
9. From what little is known about Oberhauser and his interactions with Smythe, what can the reader gather about his character?
10. Describe Freudenstein in Bond's view. Why is he biased?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are many types of characters in The Living Daylights that are necessary to succeed in the mission to kill Trigger. Describe the different types of characters observed in the Secret Service and how they balance each other within the department.
Essay Topic 2
The genre of James Bond books are espionage/spy thrillers that usually consists of suspense. Explain how Fleming creates suspense in each of his stories. Where is the climax in each story?
Essay Topic 3
Research government confidential information papers that are now open to the public. Choose one document and write a summary of the document and why it is is kept secret for years before it becomes public. Is it necessary to keep secret? How is it beneficial or detrimental to keep the files secret? Who is most affected? Who is most concerned?
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