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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. Who does Bond go to find at the bar?
2. Where does Sir Hilary Bray live?
3. What is the name of the mountain the helicopter lands on?
4. Where are the ten beautiful girls from?
5. What does Bond think the high alpine setting provides for Blofeld?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Griffin tell Bond about his family?
2. What awakens Bond during the night?
3. How does the man die?
4. What does Bond think about as he sits on the beach?
5. How does Bond lose his winnings?
6. Describe the first meeting between Bond and Tracy.
7. How has Tracy come off the rails in recent times?
8. Why does Draco think Tracy will drown herself?
9. What is Basilisk's plan for Bond to meet Blofeld?
10. How does Bond lock himself in the office trailer?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
On Her Majesty's Secret Service is part of the spy fiction genre.
1) What are the conventions of the genre in terms of character, language and plot?
2) In what way did the Bond series help to set the template for similar novels? Do modern novels still use the ideas used in On Her Majesty's Secret Service?
Essay Topic 2
Examine the novel's chronological setting.
1) What were the main concerns during the 1960s? How does Fleming express these concerns?
2) In what ways do you think the novel's meaning would change if it were set in today's society?
Essay Topic 3
Examine Bond's character across the whole series.
1) How does Fleming develop Bond's character across the whole series?
2) Does On Her Majesty's Secret Service add any new elements to Bond's character? If so, what?
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