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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. According to Scaramanga's file, how old is Scaramanga when M is reading his file?
2. What kind of poison does James Bond try to shoot M with?
3. According to Scaramanga's file, how many deaths is Scaramanga responsible for in Trinidad alone?
4. How much does Scaramanga offer to pay Bond for providing security for Scaramanga's upcoming business negotiations?
5. When Bond checks the display stand holding messages for incoming and outgoing passengers and finds a message, where does Bond go to read the message?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the message say that Bond finds at the display stand in the Kingston airport?
2. Describe Scaramanga's weapon of choice.
3. According to James Bond, what is the first law for a secret agent?
4. After fingerprints confirm Bond's identity, why does the Chief of Staff caution M to not see Bond?
5. When Bond finds the bug in his room at the Thunderbird Hotel, what does Bond briefly toy with the idea of doing?
6. 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?
7. After Bond finds and reads the message he sees at the display stand in the Kingston airport, what does Bond do next?
8. Why did the Hard Man lose his job as a police superintendent before coming to work for the Ministry of Defense?
9. What event did the beginning of Scaramanga's career coincide with?
10. Why is James Bond so pleased to learn the identity of Head of Station J's secretary?
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
The theme of loyalty is evident throughout the novel. Scaramanga's loyalties, for instance, lie only with himself, while Leiter is loyal both to the United States and to James Bond. Discuss how the theme of loyalty is portrayed through the eyes of Scaramanga, James Bond, Hendriks, Felix Leiter, and Mary Goodnight. Support your observations.
Essay Topic 3
In many ways, the novel is a series of contrasts designed to heighten the reader's awareness and draw the reader deeper into the story, and the intricacies of each of the story's characters. Identify at least three contrasts that are used in the novel. Describe these contrasts and determine how they impact the story's plot, as well as the reader's emotional involvement in the characters' lives. If these identified contrasts were not included in the story, what impact would their absence have on the storyline, the characters' development, and the readers' involvement?
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