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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 is awakened by a persistent noise from behind his curtains, who does Bond find at his window?
2. Who refuses to help Scaramanga dispose of the dead body - citing that he's a good Catholic?
3. According to the speed gauge, how fast is the train moving once it departs the station?
4. Aboard the train, Scaramanga asks to see some gun play from Bond. What does Scaramanga tell Bond to shoot?
5. As Scaramanga is leaving Bond's hotel room, who does Scaramanga tell Bond he has a meeting with the next morning?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Scaramanga tells Bond that they "must have a shooting match one of these days", how does Bond respond?
2. As Bond enters the conference room at the start of Scaramanga's meeting, what are Scaramanga's instructions to Bond?
3. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, what does Bond allow himself to think about?
4. 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?
5. 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?
6. At Scaramanga's dinner, what does Bond notice about all of the meeting attendees as he tries to make small talk with them?
7. Why is Bond slightly nervous just before the "official" meeting gets underway in his hospital room?
8. When Bond asks the stowaway why the stowaway had thought Scaramanga was dead, what does the stowaway say?
9. 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?
10. As Bond hunts for Scaramanga in the Morass, why does Bond pull up his coat collar?
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
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.
Essay Topic 3
The author uses several different literary techniques as the story is told in regard to the story's flow. Describe the techniques of both flashbacks and foreshadowing. How are each of these techniques used in the story? Give specific examples of each technique. Why might the author have chosen to use both of these techniques in the story? Was the story enhanced by the use of these two techniques? Why or why not?
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