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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. As Bond dictates his return message to M, how much longer will it be before Bond returns to London?
2. According to the person who remains behind in Bond's hospital room, what line of work is Bond in?
3. What was the name of the British agent that Scaramanga killed a few days earlier?
4. Who is the person that Leiter is respectful of in the "official" meeting that takes place in Bond's hospital room?
5. How much money does Scaramanga initially offer as a bribe to Bond, if Bond will let Scaramanga go?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Bond slightly nervous just before the "official" meeting gets underway in his hospital room?
2. When the stowaway shows himself on the train, what is the stowaway's plan for Bond?
3. According to the "Gleaner", who was killed when the bridge near Green Island Harbour "collapsed"?
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. 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?
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. How does the Resident Medical Officer characterize his patient in Number Twelve?
8. 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?
9. While Bond is meeting with Nicholson and Leiter in the back office, what do the three men absolutely agree on?
10. In the opinion of Scaramanga's chief, what is the only consideration of Mafia men?
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
James Bond wears different masks in the story. Both a secret agent, a personal assistant, and an insurance investigator, James has many personas to maintain. Identify, then compare and contrast the personas Bond employs. How are they similar? How are they different? What tricks does Bond use to keep his personas straight - and avoid detection? Why is it necessary for Bond to wear different masks?
Essay Topic 3
One of the main themes in this novel involves deceptive appearances.
a. Identify three characters that use deceptive appearances to further their interests.
b. Why do these characters rely on deception?
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 deceptive? Explain your answer.
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