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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 is Scaramanga's first name?
2. What is the name of the hotel Scaramanga is staying at?
3. As the story opens, how long has it been since the story of James Bond's death was reported to the press?
4. The message that Bond finds at the display stand in the Kingston airport mentions SLM. What is SLM?
5. What is the name on Bond's forged British passport?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the wine committee at M's lunchtime restaurant stock wine that is not allowed to be on the restaurant's wine list?
2. According to the Chief Security Officer, what was always odd to him about James Bond's death?
3. According to James Bond, what is the first law for a secret agent?
4. 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?
5. Why is James Bond so pleased to learn the identity of Head of Station J's secretary?
6. What is the Silver Greyhound that Bond is carrying as he waits for his connecting flight in the Kingston airport?
7. What event did the beginning of Scaramanga's career coincide with?
8. According to the briefing Bond gets from Head of Station J's secretary, why is it in Cuba's best interest to disrupt the Jamaican sugar crop?
9. What is the custom at M's lunchtime restaurant?
10. What does Bond tell Goodnight about his mission before sending her back to Kingston?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses several different literary techniques as the story is told in regard to the story's flow. Describe the techniques of both flashbacks and foreshadowing. How are each of these techniques used in the story? Give specific examples of each technique. Why might the author have chosen to use both of these techniques in the story? Was the story enhanced by the use of these two techniques? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Identify the groups of people trying to gain control of the sugar market. Compare and contrast these groups in terms of overall number, organization, overall motivation, ability to plan, and success achieved. How are they similar? How are they different? Did any one group of people actually end up controlling the sugar market? Why or why not? Support your answer with examples from the story.
Essay Topic 3
Several times in the story, Bond is helped by other people in order to move forward in both his investigation into Scaramanga and in his personal life.
a. Identify at least three times in the story in which Bond reaches out for help.
b. Compare and contrast each of these events in terms of the situation Bond is trying to understand, the effect of his asking for help, and the situation that immediately follows this time.
c. How might Bond's actions have impacted the story's plot if he hadn't reached out for help from others?
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