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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. What the three inside the house do not know is that outside, __________ is in the bushes, waiting for the chance to enter the house and retrieve the keystone.
2. Teabing loses his balance, sending what flying through the air, during the confrontation with Silas?
3. Teabing shows Sophie passages from the _____________ that talked about Magdalene as Christ's spouse.
4. Silas is ordered to report only to whom?
5. Teabing returns to demand an explanation from Langdon as to why the news is saying that ______________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What important twist occurs in Chapter 87 and how does the author use it to build suspense?
2. What surprising twist does the story take with regard to Remy, and how might it change future events?
3. How does this section of the book (Chapters 74-78) help Sophie to understand her grandfather and help the reader to understand Sophie better?
4. What conclusions can be drawn from the surveillance post in the barn and what questions does it raise?
5. What reason does Langdon figure out that caused Fache to frame Langdon for murder?
6. Do you think it would be a good idea for Sophie and Langdon to become romantically involved? Why or why not?
7. 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?
8. What does Langdon think is significant about the cryptex?
9. What interesting religious opinions does Teabing reveal to Sophie in this section?
10. What is Fache's actual role in the book and how is it revealed in Chapters 101 through 104?
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
Foreshadowing is a major literary device which Dan Brown, the author of the Da Vinci Code, uses often. Explain, in detail, three spots where Brown uses foreshadowing in the book as well as what events those three things foreshadow.
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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