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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. When McAllister and his wife cannot be located in Chapter 4, about what does Webb want answers?
2. What does McAllister suggest about Yao Ming in Chapter 3?
3. What does Bourne recall as he anticipates attacking the men at the campfire?
4. What does Bourne notice is strange about the guard near the campfire who is watching the woods?
5. In Chapter 1, during the fire and subsequent chaos in the cabaret, who does the assassin kill?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Webb's initial interactions with the Macau conduit he follows outside of the casino.
2. What might the narrow hallways and inner offices throughout the first two chapters symbolize?
3. What is the "big picture" purpose of the assassination in Chapter 1?
4. Why does Conklin refuse to surrender Marie until the traitor is found?
5. What steps did Lin take to uncover the traitor on his team?
6. Why might the CIA and State Department have chosen McAllister as the link to David Webb?
7. Describe the Frenchman's affiliation with the impostor Bourne.
8. What is Conklin's and Webb's plan?
9. How does Webb utilize the Assistant Manager and clerk at the hotel?
10. What is revealed at the opening of Chapter 11 through the meeting with the large Asian?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and explain the significance of the night of the great blade.
Part 1) What suspense does this scene add to the novel?
Part 2) How is this similar to, or different from, what you would have expected from Sheng?
Part 3) What significance does this scene have for Webb/Bourne?
Essay Topic 2
How and why is Sheng compared to Hitler and other cruel rulers? Compare and contrast Sheng's character with the cruel rulers cited in the story. Which ruler does Sheng resemble most? Cite examples to support your reasoning.
Essay Topic 3
Good versus evil is a theme throughout "The Bourne Supremacy," both literally and figuratively.
Part 1) How is good presented in the book? How is evil presented in the book? Cite examples.
Part 2) Select two characters from the book and explain why they are good, evil, or a combination of both. Provide examples from the book.
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