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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 causes Bond and Sender to argue?
2. What is Bond's last result when he tests his new weapon?
3. What brings Bond to "21"?
4. What does the Chief Range Officer invite Bond to?
5. In present time, where does most of the story's setting actually take place?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe M as he gives an assignment that involves murder. How does this show his feelings in regards to his men?
2. How does Bond compare New York to London and Paris as he ponders his day?
3. How is the plot of "007 in New York" different from the other plots in the book?
4. How does "007 in New York" meet the needs of American readers?
5. What kind of man is Captain Paul Sender? What is his character type and how does this fit in his line of work?
6. What kind of persona does Bond display? Use the Chief Range Officer's impression as an example.
7. Bond assumes his shot scares the living daylights out of Trigger. How is this a dangerous assumption and one that is not good for Bond?
8. Bond is first suspicious of a man at the airport. What thrilling story does he propose for the nondescript man?
9. Describe the crossing point for Number 272. How is the area good or bad for 272, Trigger and Bond?
10. Why does Fleming have two people involved in Bond's mission? What is Captain Sender's role?
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
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?
Essay Topic 3
Death and murder are encountered throughout the four short stories. Describe how several characters view death, such as Smythe, Bond, Sender, Trigger, etc. What affects their feelings? Is it different when it is their own death versus someone else's? What other factors influence their thoughts on whether death should or should not occur?
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