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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. Sophie and Langdon find an interesting book about who in the library?
2. When Silas attacks, which person does he knock to the floor?
3. Sophie and Langdon head to the tube station to take the subway to where?
4. Langdon, Sophie and Teabing now try to brainstorm code words containing how many letters that could fit the riddle in the text?
5. Back in the barn at Chateau Villette, Collet and his men discover that the surveillance equipment is set up to listen in on how many people?
Short Essay Questions
1. What important things are revealed in Chapters 59 through 63?
2. Who shoots Aringarosa and what are the implications of that?
3. How and why has Vernet's attitude changed and what does it mean for Langdon and Sophie in this section?
4. What are the reasons that Langdon and Sophie suspect that Jacques passed on his secrets to them as stated in Chapters 59 through 63?
5. How does the point of view change in Chapter 83, and what new insights does it give?
6. Explain why you do or do not feel bad for Silas.
7. What do you think are Fache's motivations in the book, and what do you think it says about him as a man?
8. What does Teabing point out about the painting of The Last Supper and what questions does it raise?
9. What is the cryptex and how is it discovered?
10. Why does Langdon feel that the riddle on the inlay was written in English?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
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.
Essay Topic 3
Part 1: What does the Holy Grail represent to most people in real life?
Part 2: What does the Holy Grail represent in the book?
Part 3: Which representation of the Holy Grail do you think would have the most benefits for mankind and why?
Part 4: Which representation of the Holy Grail do you think would harm mankind most and why?
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