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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. Remy drops Silas off on a quiet street near what building?
2. Teabing's theory is that the knight in the next clue was one of what group?
3. Which of the following is one of the people the surveillance equipment in the barn is set up to listen to?
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 at the ______________, Lieutenant Collet and his men are searching the premises?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Langdon think is significant about the cryptex?
2. What does the rain, as Silas enters Opus Dei, seem to symbolize?
3. What do you think are Fache's motivations in the book, and what do you think it says about him as a man?
4. What important twist occurs in Chapter 87 and how does the author use it to build suspense?
5. What is the cryptex and how is it discovered?
6. What does Teabing point out about the painting of The Last Supper and what questions does it raise?
7. What is the major plot twist in Chapters 96 through 100?
8. What conclusions can be drawn from the surveillance post in the barn and what questions does it raise?
9. Explain why you do or do not feel bad for Silas.
10. How does the relationship between Langdon and Sophie change, in Chapters 79 through 84, and what events are foreshadowed that may cause them to have conflicting views?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Possible corruption within law enforcement is a major part of the book's plot, as we are lead to believe that Fache is the Teacher for quite a while. Name and describe in detail two methods that you would implement in order to cut back on the possibility of corruption in a police organization.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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