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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. As Bond waits for his connecting flight in the Kingston airport, how long has he been chasing after Scaramanga?
2. What does M usually eat for lunch?
3. When Bond finds a bug in his room, where is the bug hidden?
4. According to what Bond tells Scaramanga when introducing himself, what business does Bond tell Scaramanga he is in?
5. What is Scaramanga's nickname?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to M's explanation, why had M chosen Bond for the previous assignment on which he was supposedly killed?
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. What does Bond tell Goodnight about his mission before sending her back to Kingston?
4. What is the "War Book"?
5. Describe the simple trap that Bond puts in front of his door before going to bed at the Thunderbird Hotel.
6. According to James Bond, what is the first law for a secret agent?
7. Why does Bond select the hotel he checks into when he first arrives in London?
8. When Bond finds the bug in his room at the Thunderbird Hotel, what does Bond briefly toy with the idea of doing?
9. How does the manager of 3 ½ Love Lane characterize her "business"?
10. Why does Mary Goodnight insist on accompanying Bond to Savannah La Mar?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast James Bond and Scaramanga.
a. How are the two characters similar? How are they different?
b. Compare the role that justice plays in each of their lives. How is each character affected by the concept of justice - both positively and negatively?
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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