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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. What time is the train supposed to depart with Scaramanga's guests on board?
2. Aboard the train, Scaramanga asks to see some gun play from Bond. What does Scaramanga tell Bond to shoot?
3. As Bond watches the train, who else does Bond see jump from the train?
4. A week after the "official" meeting occurs in Bond's hospital room, Goodnight enters Bond's hospital room carrying something. What is she carrying?
5. When Bond receives an "Eyes Only" message from M, how many groups are there?
Short Essay Questions
1. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, why does Bond pull up his coat collar?
2. While Bond is meeting with Nicholson and Leiter in the back office, what do the three men decide to do while the body of Rotkopf is being disposed of?
3. 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?
4. At Scaramanga's dinner, what does Bond notice about all of the meeting attendees as he tries to make small talk with them?
5. When Scaramanga tells Bond that they "must have a shooting match one of these days", how does Bond respond?
6. According to Scaramanga, why is having the ships anchored outside the U.S. harbors a risky business?
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. According to Scaramanga, when will the ships anchored outside U.S. harbors finally anchor?
10. As Bond enters the conference room at the start of Scaramanga's meeting, what are Scaramanga's instructions to Bond?
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
In addition to deception, greed is a central theme of this novel.
a. Identify three characters that are motivated by greed. Describe their reasons for being greedy.
b. How does greed affect these characters, their decisions, and their actions?
c. What is the outcome for these characters? Were they successful in their endeavors or would they have been more successful if they had not been greedy? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
There is no doubt that James Bond has been greatly affected by his imprisonment and brainwashing experience at the hands of the Russian KGB. Discuss how Bond's imprisonment by the KGB affects his confidence levels, his world outlook, and his ability to interact with those around him. How do his experiences help - and hinder - Bond's ability to do his job?
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