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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. Silas sits in his room, thinking that ______________ would most likely complicate things for him?
2. Aringarosa is shuttled to Castel _____________.
3. What sort of vehicle do Langdon and Sophie use to escape from the bank?
4. How is the museum alarm set off?
5. Silas approaches what in the church?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are your views on religion, especially as it relates to Silas so far in the story?
2. What sort of background information does Langdon give on Da Vinci in this section of the book?
3. How do Sophie and Langdon finally find what they are looking for at the bank?
4. What is Opus Dei and what role does it play in the story so far?
5. How is the relationship between Silas and Aringarosa expanded upon in Chapters 39 through 41, and what might the consequences be?
6. What does Langdon think about the nature of Da Vinci's work?
7. What does Langdon seem to be trusting Sophie more and do you agree with his decision to do so?
8. What roles do suspense and secrets play in Chapters 22 to 24?
9. Do you think Sophie was justified in throwing the police tracking dot out the window and trying to hide Langdon's escape from the police?
10. Do you agree with Sophie's actions regarding helping Langdon so far? How would you feel after not speaking to Jacques for several years and then finding out that he died?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose any one of the following characters and explain his role in the story as it progresses. What side is he on? What are his motivations? What important events is he involved in?
Essay Topic 2
Do you feel that major mysteries such as a the mystery of the Holy Grail were meant to be solved, or do you think that they are too dangerous to pursue or better left unsolved? What are the implications of solving major world mysteries such as the Holy Grail, alien invasions or the Bermuda Triangle, both good and bad? Use examples from life and from the story to back up your stance on solving world mysteries.
Essay Topic 3
Leigh Teabing, it is revealed late in the book, is the actual Teacher. What are Teabing's motivations? Also, was there a point, before the secret was revealed, that you suspected Teabing of being the Teacher? Why or why not? Also, if so, what was the first thing that made you suspect him?
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