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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 is Bond's first observation of the crossing site?
2. What are Bond's plans before his rendezvous?
3. What is M's attitude when Bond meets with him?
4. What are M's feelings as he gives Bond his assignment in "The Living Daylights"?
5. Who is David Barlow?
Short Essay Questions
1. Based on Bond's daydreaming plans, use three adjectives to describe his character and why these words describe him.
2. Bond mentions that it would not be a bad thing if he is let go as a Double O agent. How much truth is in this statement and why does Bond say this?
3. How does Bond's description of the cello player foreshadow her involvement with his assignment?
4. Describe the crossing point for Number 272. How is the area good or bad for 272, Trigger and Bond?
5. Bond sets up the rendezvous point at Central park Zoo at a certain house. Why does he find it appropriate to meet his assignment at this house?
6. Explain Bond's internal relationship with the cello player before he discovers the truth. How does this affect him?
7. Describe the airport at the beginning of "007 in New York" and how Bond deals with the chaos.
8. How does Bond spend his first free afternoon? How does virtue triumph in this situation?
9. How is the plot of "007 in New York" different from the other plots in the book?
10. What kind of persona does Bond display? Use the Chief Range Officer's impression as an example.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Smythe is given numerous options of possible ways to die, yet Fleming writes him a bizarre death. What is Fleming's purpose in having Smythe die the way he does?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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