The Da Vinci Code Test | Final Test - Hard

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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 Fache oversees the destruction of the safe in Teabing's plane, he receives a phone call from whom?

2. Remy pours what beverage for himself and Silas?

3. Silas takes off his wet clothes and kneels to pray. Just then, downstairs, the London police call looking for what?

4. Sophie kicks Silas in what part of his body?

5. While Sophie and Langdon try to find a docent to point them toward the tomb, who has already found it?

Short Essay Questions

1. What reason does Langdon figure out that caused Fache to frame Langdon for murder?

2. How is symbolism used in this section of the book (Chapters 74-78), to tie up the symbols that were used throughout previous sections of the book?

3. 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?

4. What does the rain, as Silas enters Opus Dei, seem to symbolize?

5. How and why has Vernet's attitude changed and what does it mean for Langdon and Sophie in this section?

6. What conclusions can be drawn from the surveillance post in the barn and what questions does it raise?

7. What important twist occurs in Chapter 87 and how does the author use it to build suspense?

8. How does the point of view change in Chapter 83, and what new insights does it give?

9. Who shoots Aringarosa and what are the implications of that?

10. How, in this section, does the author emphasize the implications of finding the Holy Grail?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 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.

1. Langdon

2. Sophie

3. Silas

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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