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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 what Bond's visitor tells him, where does HQ think Bond is?
2. According to the stowaway that Bond goes over to after jumping from the train, who put the object on the train tracks?
3. How much time passes between when Bond shoots Scaramanga in the Morass and when Bond regains consciousness in the hospital?
4. How many shots does it take Bond to kill Hendriks aboard the train?
5. How many men are present, including Scaramanga, at his meeting?
Short Essay Questions
1. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, why does Bond pull up his coat collar?
2. According to the "Gleaner", who was killed when the bridge near Green Island Harbour "collapsed"?
3. How does the Resident Medical Officer characterize his patient in Number Twelve?
4. When Scaramanga begins his morning meeting, what is the first thing he learns from the other man at the meeting?
5. Why is Bond slightly nervous just before the "official" meeting gets underway in his hospital room?
6. When the other man at Scaramanga's morning meeting asks Scaramanga how he allowed James Bond into the middle of The Group's negotiations, what does Scaramanga say?
7. When Scaramanga tells Bond that they "must have a shooting match one of these days", how does Bond respond?
8. According to Scaramanga, when will the ships anchored outside U.S. harbors finally anchor?
9. According to the first speaker, what was decided at the committee's meeting six months earlier?
10. According to Scaramanga, why is having the ships anchored outside the U.S. harbors a risky business?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Throughout the story, there are several situations where Bond's life is in danger.
a. Identify at least three instances where Bond's life is in danger. Describe the situation and how Bond survives.
b. Compare and contrast the dangerous situations in which others are attempting to kill Bond. What is the motivation in each of these situations to kill Bond?
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