Birds, Beasts, and Relatives Test | Final Test - Easy

Gerald Durrell
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To what did Countess Mavrodaki invite Gerald to be her guest?
(a) For lunch the following Friday.
(b) For lunch the following Wednesday.
(c) For dinner the following week.
(d) For dinner the following Friday,

2. What animal was in the middle of the olive press pulling the grindstone?
(a) A horse.
(b) A cow.
(c) A mule.
(d) An elephant.

3. Where and by who was the white owl found?
(a) In an old shed by an old woman.
(b) In an old shed by a workman.
(c) In an old barn by a child.
(d) In an old barn by a farmer.

4. What did the Countess give Gerald as he was leaving should he get hungry on the way home?
(a) An orange.
(b) A raspberry tart.
(c) A piece of meat.
(d) Three cookies.

5. What advice did Prudence give Mother about Margo's behavior?
(a) She suggested Mother send Margo to a boarding school.
(b) She suggested Mother come right away and talk to Margo.
(c) She suggested Mother talk to Dr. Androichelli again.
(d) She suggested Mother bring Margo back to Corfu.

6. Why was Gerald excited to receive the Countess's invitation?
(a) He was to get the owl, and dine with an important person on the island.
(b) He was curious about the Countess's collections.
(c) He was hoping to get her to donate some land for wildlife.
(d) He was interested in the wildlife on the Countess's land.

7. What sounds could be heard in the olive press?
(a) The laughter of the peasants and the rumbling of the grindstone.
(b) The rumbling of the grindstone and the drip, drip of the oil.
(c) The rumbling of the grindstone and the songs of the peasants.
(d) The drip, drip of the oil and the grumblings of the peasants.

8. What was the other part of the gypsy's act?
(a) Juggling.
(b) Magic tricks.
(c) A talking head.
(d) A disappearing act.

9. What did Gerald drink throughout his meal with the Countess?
(a) Wine.
(b) Champagne.
(c) Milk.
(d) Cola.

10. What was Gerald contemplating on his walk home from meeting the gypsy and Pavlo?
(a) Work he had to do for his tutor.
(b) What he was going to do with Theo that afternoon.
(c) Cleaning his aquariums.
(d) How he could find an animal just like Pavlo for his own.

11. What did Roger and Gerald witness the morning they were observing two snakes?
(a) A cub attacking the snakes.
(b) A snake mating ritual.
(c) A mother fox feeding her cub.
(d) A snake fight.

12. What did the doctor in Corfu recommend to treat Margo's health problems?
(a) She should see an allergist in Athens.
(b) She should begin eating only vegetables and fruit.
(c) She should be seen be a specialist in London.
(d) She should be hospitalized.

13. Who found the baby hedgehogs and called for Gerald to come see them?
(a) A friend of Larry's.
(b) An old woman working in a nearby field.
(c) The next door neighbor.
(d) A friend of the family's.

14. What was Max doing in the kitchen when Margo walked in?
(a) Climbing out of the kitchen window.
(b) Going through the kitchen drawers.
(c) Making a pot of coffee.
(d) Setting fire to a five pound note.

15. Who are Fan and Prudence?
(a) Mother's cousin and her mother.
(b) Mother's sister and neice.
(c) Mother's sisters.
(d) Mother's best friends.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened during the seance that startled Prue and made her scream?

2. Where did the family find the missing Donald who was yelling "cooee?"

3. What did Gerald do with the bear?

4. How did Andreas Papoyakis lose his hand?

5. Why did Captain Creech show up at the Durrell house?

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