Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Wormold goes to the Consulate to pick-up a cable, he learns that:
2. One of Beatrice's functions will be to:
3. What is the purpose of the Charles Lamb books?
4. What does Hasselbacher consider to be important in his search for lottery number?
5. In Havana, Wormold receives a panicky phone call from:
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Wormold obtain the list of names from Captain Segura?
2. Why does the British Ambassador summon Wormold?
3. When Wormold returns to his home, what does he tell Beatrice?
4. What warning is contained in the cables from London?
5. What happens when Wormold returns to England?
6. How does Wormold get the British to pay for his yearly trip to visit retailers?
7. What happens when Wormold is on his way to meet Hawthorne?
8. Who sees Wormold and Milly off at the airport?
9. Why doesn't Wormold feel up to his morning daiquiri with Hasselbacher?
10. Why does Hawthorne agree to have the Secret Service pay for Wormold's Country Club membership?
Who was the "they" and "them" that Hasselbacher talked about and the "other side" that Hawthorne referred to? Why did they want Wormold dead? Why did they kill Hasselbacher?
Is there a hero in the novel? If so, who? Would you consider the Chief or Captain Segura heroes? Why or why not? Explain your answer.
There are some humorous scenes in the book, like the giant vacuum cleaner. In some ways, the whole deception of Wormold's is humorous. When you think of your overall impression of the book, does the word humorous come to mind? Why or why not? Explain.
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