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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. Aboard the train, Scaramanga asks to see some gun play from Bond. What does Scaramanga tell Bond to shoot?
2. Aboard the train, who offers Bond a million dollars if only Bond will get the remaining mobsters out of the mess they find themselves in?
3. What is Nicholson's cover name?
4. According to the excuse Bond gives to Scaramanga after Scaramanga appears in Bond's hotel room, why has Bond's visitor come to see him?
5. Who had given Bond the pass key to enable Bond to access all areas of the hotel?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Scaramanga's reminder as the men begin to argue with each other, what was the first agreement the men made when the Co-operative was first formed?
2. What is the meeting taking place in Bond's hospital room for?
3. When Bond asks the stowaway why the stowaway had thought Scaramanga was dead, what does the stowaway say?
4. While Bond is meeting with Nicholson and Leiter in the back office, what do the three men absolutely agree on?
5. In the opinion of Scaramanga's chief, what is the only consideration of Mafia men?
6. According to Scaramanga, when will the ships anchored outside U.S. harbors finally anchor?
7. According to Scaramanga, only one thing changes now that Scaramanga has heard what the other man at the morning meeting has to say. What is the one thing that changes?
8. When the stowaway shows himself on the train, what is the stowaway's plan for Bond?
9. When Scaramanga tells Bond that they "must have a shooting match one of these days", how does Bond respond?
10. At Scaramanga's dinner, what does Bond notice about all of the meeting attendees as he tries to make small talk with them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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.
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