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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 the name of the neurologist M sent Bond to?
2. Who does Captain Walker transfer James Bond's call to?
3. What is the girl who serves Bond a drink at 3 1/2 Love Lane planning to do when the property is sold?
4. When Scaramanga introduces himself to Bond, what business does Scaramanga tell Bond he is in?
5. How does Scaramanga introduce Bond to the meeting attendees?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Scaramanga, when will the ships anchored outside U.S. harbors finally anchor?
2. At Scaramanga's dinner, what does Bond notice about all of the meeting attendees as he tries to make small talk with them?
3. Why does the poison that Scaramanga tipped his bullets with not kill Bond?
4. Why does Mary Goodnight insist on accompanying Bond to Savannah La Mar?
5. According to the Chief Security Officer, what was always odd to him about James Bond's death?
6. What is the custom at M's lunchtime restaurant?
7. When Scaramanga tells Bond that they "must have a shooting match one of these days", how does Bond respond?
8. According to the other man at Scaramanga's morning meeting, what identifying mark solidified the positive identification of Scaramanga's personal assistant as James Bond?
9. 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?
10. 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?
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
There are several characters introduced in the story who do not survive until the end of the story. Identify at least three people killed as the novel progresses. Compare and contrast each of these deaths, being sure to indicate which character died, how the character died, who was responsible for the character's death, and what impact on the overall plot the character's death had. What could have - or should have - been learned from each of these deaths by the other characters?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast James Bond and Felix Leiter.
a. How are the two characters similar in terms of their professional lives? How are they different?
b. How are the two characters similar in their personality characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses? How are they different?
c. Looking forward, how might surviving the train ride impact each of these men as they move forward with their lives? Will they be similarly affected or not? Explain your answers and your reasoning.
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