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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. According to what Bond's visitor tells him, where does HQ think Bond is?
3. After Scaramanga challenges Bond to make the evening better and Bond asks Scaramanga for the item, who shouts for Scaramanga to give Bond what he asked for?
4. What does Bond offer to send over to the musician's leader in order to help them liven up Scaramanga's dinner party?
5. Aboard the train, who is responsible for killing Gengerella?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the meeting taking place in Bond's hospital room for?
2. When Bond asks the stowaway why the stowaway had thought Scaramanga was dead, what does the stowaway say?
3. According to Scaramanga, why is having the ships anchored outside the U.S. harbors a risky business?
4. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, why does Bond pull up his coat collar?
5. According to the first speaker, what was decided at the committee's meeting six months earlier?
6. 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?
7. According to Scaramanga, when will the ships anchored outside U.S. harbors finally anchor?
8. When Scaramanga tells Bond that they "must have a shooting match one of these days", how does Bond respond?
9. What important message does the first speaker at the meeting have for the Chairman?
10. How does the Resident Medical Officer characterize his patient in Number Twelve?
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
The theme of loyalty is evident throughout the novel. Scaramanga's loyalties, for instance, lie only with himself, while Leiter is loyal both to the United States and to James Bond. Discuss how the theme of loyalty is portrayed through the eyes of Scaramanga, James Bond, Hendriks, Felix Leiter, and Mary Goodnight. Support your observations.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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