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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 is secretly hopeful that the whole adventure will lead to answers about what?
2. Teabing confirms that Da Vinci hid clues about what in his artwork?
3. The plane is empty when the inspector boards it except for whom?
4. What causes Silas to double over in pain, during the confrontation?
5. While Fache oversees the destruction of the safe in Teabing's plane, he receives a phone call from whom?
Short Essay Questions
1. How, in this section, does the author emphasize the implications of finding the Holy Grail?
2. What important twist occurs in Chapter 87 and how does the author use it to build suspense?
3. What reason does Langdon figure out that caused Fache to frame Langdon for murder?
4. What does Langdon think is significant about the cryptex?
5. Do you agree with Langdon's decision to go to Teabing's, in Chapters 50 through 54? Why or why not?
6. What is the major plot twist in Chapters 96 through 100?
7. Who shoots Aringarosa and what are the implications of that?
8. What do you think are Fache's motivations in the book, and what do you think it says about him as a man?
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. Do you think it would be a good idea for Sophie and Langdon to become romantically involved? Why or why not?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Which one of the following characters do you feel was most important to the story? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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