Birds, Beasts, and Relatives Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Gerald Durrell
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Two.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Leslie Darrell discover upon settling into the villa?
(a) One was able to purchase lethal weapons without a permit.
(b) One was able to purchase wine at any age.
(c) One was able to rent a helicopter without parental permission.
(d) One was able to purchase an automobile without a license.

2. Why was Gerald interested in the villa's garden?
(a) It was planted with parrellel rows of flowers.
(b) It was perfectly groomed and filled with flowers.
(c) It was overrun with vegetation and full of insects.
(d) It was a barren plot of land waiting to be planted.

3. About what book did the Darrell family begin speaking during their meeting?
(a) "My Family and Other Animals."
(b) "My Family and Smarter Animals."
(c) "Pets and My Family."
(d) Strange Animals I Have Known."

4. What did Roger do on his excursions with Gerald to the bay?
(a) He chased after hummingbirds.
(b) He swam across the bay.
(c) He laid in the sun napping.
(d) He caught small fish in the shallow water.

5. What interesting creatures did the narrator become interested in on his trips to the bay?
(a) Clams.
(b) Spider crabs.
(c) King crabs.
(d) Baby lobsters.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Gerald bring with him to go fishing with Taki?

2. What color was the villa into which the Darrell family moved on Corfu?

3. Which family member bought a book about nature for Gerald as a gift?

4. Who was Roger?

5. Who was Taki Thanatos?

(see the answer key)

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