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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. When Bond orders a bottle of bourbon from room service, how many glasses does Bond ask for?
2. After Scaramanga shoots the manager's two birds, how much money does Bond give to the manager?
3. What kind of gun does James Bond carry?
4. What is the first name of M's Chief of Staff?
5. What is the name of the hotel Scaramanga is staying at?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Bond's guess, how much money and how much time are needed in order to bring the Thunderbird Hotel to what Scaramanga's vision is?
2. After Bond finds and reads the message he sees at the display stand in the Kingston airport, what does Bond do next?
3. How does Bond characterize the evening ahead of him after dinner is served before Scaramanga tells Bond to make the evening go better?
4. What event did the beginning of Scaramanga's career coincide with?
5. Why is James Bond so pleased to learn the identity of Head of Station J's secretary?
6. How does the Resident Medical Officer characterize his patient in Number Twelve?
7. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, why does Bond pull up his coat collar?
8. Why does Mary Goodnight insist on accompanying Bond to Savannah La Mar?
9. When Scaramanga begins his morning meeting, what is the first thing he learns from the other man at the meeting?
10. According to the Chief Security Officer, what was always odd to him about James Bond's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Scaramanga is a man who is supremely confident. Identify at least three instances from the story that highlight his confidence. How is Scaramanga helped by his utter confidence? How is Scaramanga hurt by his confidence? Provide examples of each.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the story, there are several situations where Bond's life is in danger.
a. Identify at least three instances where Bond's life is in danger. Describe the situation and how Bond survives.
b. Compare and contrast the dangerous situations in which others are attempting to kill Bond. What is the motivation in each of these situations to kill Bond?
Essay Topic 3
One of the main themes in this novel involves deceptive appearances.
a. Identify three characters that use deceptive appearances to further their interests.
b. Why do these characters rely on deception?
c. What is the outcome for these characters? Were they successful in their endeavors or would they have been more successful if they had not been deceptive? Explain your answer.
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