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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. When Bond watches the stowaway jump from the train, how does Bond characterize the stowaway's landing?
2. After the "official" meeting in Bond's hospital room concludes, who does Bond ask to stay behind for a few minutes?
3. The morning of the train trip, who asks for a secure telephone line because the telephone in his room is "not secure enough"?
4. Who had given Bond the pass key to enable Bond to access all areas of the hotel?
5. As Bond's visitor supports the excuse Bond gives to Scaramanga, by what name does Bond's visitor call Scaramanga?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. How does Bond characterize the evening ahead of him after dinner is served before Scaramanga tells Bond to make the evening go better?
3. Why does the poison that Scaramanga tipped his bullets with not kill Bond?
4. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, why does Bond pull up his coat collar?
5. 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?
6. As Bond enters the conference room at the start of Scaramanga's meeting, what are Scaramanga's instructions to Bond?
7. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, what does Bond allow himself to think about?
8. What is the award conferred upon James Bond in his hospital room as he is recovering from his wounds?
9. When Scaramanga and the person he was meeting with leave the conference room, what do their expressions make Bond feel like?
10. When Bond asks the stowaway why the stowaway had thought Scaramanga was dead, what does the stowaway say?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
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
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.
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