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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. While Sophie and Langdon race through the streets of Paris, Sophie hands ____________ over to Langdon for him to inspect?
2. What problem occurred that allowed Silas to escape from prison?
3. What part of the museum has become the command center for the investigation?
4. Sister Sandrine is on the phone leaving a message at one of the phone numbers on the list conveying what message?
5. Silas has received information about the location of something called what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the primary causes of Silas' current situation and attitude that are revealed in Chapter 10?
2. What is the cryptex and how is it discovered?
3. What is Opus Dei and what role does it play in the story so far?
4. What do you think are Fache's motivations in the book, and what do you think it says about him as a man?
5. How is Jacques' museum message resolved in Chapters 29-31?
6. Explain why you do or do not feel bad for Silas.
7. What surprising twist does the story take with regard to Remy, and how might it change future events?
8. How does the author, Dan Brown, use the thoughts of the characters to move the story along?
9. How does this section of the book (Chapters 74-78) help Sophie to understand her grandfather and help the reader to understand Sophie better?
10. How does Remy influence the story in Chapters 92 through 95, and what questions does his role in this section raise?
Essay Topic 1
All of the major conflicts in the book stem from one thing--concealed religious secrets. Catholicism has a long, rich history, but it hasn't always been in a positive light.
Part 1. List at least three of the negative implications made about Catholicism in the book.
Part 2. Based on what you know about Catholicism, do you believe that many of the things said about it in the book are true? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following people and describe, in detail, the inner conflicts of his/her character using several examples from the book:
Essay Topic 3
If you were a member of the Priory of Sion and had to choose whether or not to reveal the secret of the Holy Grail and the bloodline of Jesus, would you reveal it or keep it hidden? Defend your choice, in detail, using examples from real life, your own personal observations about religion, and examples from the book to support your choice.
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