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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. Who is at the safe house at the beginning of Chapter 34?
2. Whom does the message from Alleline say Tarr should talk to?
3. What school does Jim attend?
4. Where do Smiley and Max go to talk?
5. Who is the letter that Smiley finds from Haydon addressed to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Smiley tell Jerry as they part in Chapter 28?
2. What does Smiley figure out that Karla wanted from Jim?
3. How does Smiley figure out who the mole is?
4. Why does Smiley visit Haydon's girlfriend?
5. What happens the first time Haydon and Jim meet?
6. How does Smiley confront Haydon and Polyakov?
7. What happens when Jim goes back to Thursgood's?
8. What do Smiley and Guilliam do when they arrive at the safe house in Chapter 36?
9. Why does Smiley tell Lacon that it would be unwise to meet at his room in Whitehall?
10. Why does Smiley think it is odd that Haydon said he did not know about Jim being shot?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Haydon betray the people he works with? What are his motives for betraying British intelligence? Does he ever seem remorseful about what he has done? Use examples from the text to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Look at the relationship between Smiley and Jim. Why do you think Jim wanted to get his gun when he saw Smiley come to the school? What kind of history do they seem to have? Do they work well together? How does the author use Jim to reveal more about Smiley? Why do you think the author waits so long in the narrative to pair them together?
Essay Topic 3
What role does Peter Guilliam play in the story? How does he help Smiley find the moles? What does it signify that he does everything Smiley tells him to do, including breaching procedures? Do you think it is important that his father was a spy for the British?
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