The Da Vinci Code Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. The item, Silas has heard, is in what city?

2. Sophie drives them where and parks out front?

3. Sophie tells Langdon that her grandfather had taught her about what?

4. What happened to Silas' mother?

5. Knowing that he has put _________ at risk, Silas prays for forgiveness and begins his ritual of Discipline.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the suspenseful event surrounding Sister Sandrine, in Chapter 31?

2. What roles do suspense and secrets play in Chapters 22 to 24?

3. How do Sophie and Langdon finally find what they are looking for at the bank?

4. How is the relationship between Silas and Aringarosa expanded upon in Chapters 39 through 41, and what might the consequences be?

5. How do Sophie and Langdon determine what to do after they have the key?

6. What role does Vernet play, in Chapters 42-45 and is it believable?

7. What is Opus Dei and what role does it play in the story so far?

8. What is learned, in this section, about Bishop Aringarosa's role in the story and what role might he play in future events as a result?

9. What are your views on religion, especially as it relates to Silas so far in the story?

10. What is foreshadowing and how does foreshadowing begin to play into the story, especially with regard to Langdon?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Which one of the following characters do you feel was most important to the story? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

1. Langdon

2. Sophie

3. Silas

Essay Topic 2

Do you think Jacques was a good person? Also, do you think he raised Sophie in a good way? Why or why not? Cite examples from the story to back up your position.

Essay Topic 3

Although the book doesn't detail Robert Langdon's history, certain assumptions can be made about him. He is clearly more of an analytical thinker than a believer in divine influence.

1. Are you an analytical thinker like Robert Langdon? Why or why not?

2. List five reasons that someone might believe in divine influence and five reasons that they might not.

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