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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 names the first speaker gives, who did NOT engage in the extensive purchasing of July sugar futures for their own personal gain?
2. A week after the "official" meeting occurs in Bond's hospital room, Goodnight enters Bond's hospital room carrying something. What is she carrying?
3. According to what Bond tells his visitor, where did Scaramanga murder Ross?
4. What is the name of the musician in charge of the show at Scaramanga's dinner party?
5. According to the plan Scaramanga lays out for his guests, where will the train stop?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the meeting taking place in Bond's hospital room for?
2. According to the first speaker, what was decided at the committee's meeting six months earlier?
3. According to Scaramanga, why is having the ships anchored outside the U.S. harbors a risky business?
4. 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?
5. When Scaramanga and the person he was meeting with leave the conference room, what do their expressions make Bond feel like?
6. As the train hurtles forward towards the object blocking the tracks, what does Bond realize is the only thing that can stop the train in time?
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. How does the Resident Medical Officer characterize his patient in Number Twelve?
10. 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?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Planning is an essential part of the story for several characters, as well as for the author to ensure that his plot moves forward. Identify instances in which James Bond and Francisco Scaramanga plan for their final showdown. Identify instances in which each of these men fails to plan well. What is revealed about each of these characters through their ability - or lack thereof - to plan? How is the strength of the author revealed in his ability to have his characters adequately plan? Be sure to support your reasoning.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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