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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 many deaths is Scaramanga responsible for in Trinidad alone?
2. What company name has recently been discarded as a cover for the British Secret Service?
3. When Bond first sees Scaramanga the morning after he arrives at the Thunderbird Hotel, what is Scaramanga using to exercise?
4. In what country was the mission that James Bond supposedly died while working on?
5. As James Bond waits for his next flight at the Kingston airport, where is Bond heading to?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the Chief Security Officer, what was always odd to him about James Bond's death?
2. 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?
3. Describe the simple trap that Bond puts in front of his door before going to bed at the Thunderbird Hotel.
4. When Bond finds the bug in his room at the Thunderbird Hotel, what does Bond briefly toy with the idea of doing?
5. What does Bond tell Goodnight about his mission before sending her back to Kingston?
6. As Bond follows Scaramanga to the Thunderbird Hotel, how does Bond feel as they arrive at the darkened hotel, and why?
7. What is the "War Book"?
8. Why does Bond select the hotel he checks into when he first arrives in London?
9. What is the custom at M's lunchtime restaurant?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The book is entitled, "The Man with the Golden Gun". Why did the author choose this title? How does the title foreshadow the events that unfold in the story, the struggles of both the protagonist and the antagonist, and the determination of James Bond to end up on top?
Essay Topic 2
There is no doubt that James Bond has been greatly affected by his imprisonment and brainwashing experience at the hands of the Russian KGB. Discuss how Bond's imprisonment by the KGB affects his confidence levels, his world outlook, and his ability to interact with those around him. How do his experiences help - and hinder - Bond's ability to do his job?
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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