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Peter H. Capstick
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Capstick say costs $30,000?
(a) A rhinoceros license
(b) A safari jeep
(c) A hippo license
(d) An elephant gun

2. What is the real name of the buffalo thorn tree?
(a) An umphafa
(b) A horse chestnut
(c) A hortice
(d) A denzilea

3. Which of the following reasons does Capstick give for the hippo's decline?
(a) Unnatural habitat
(b) Their indifference to mating
(c) The lack care of their young
(d) Their tempers

4. What reason does Capstick give for killing hippos?
(a) Boredom
(b) Sporting trophies
(c) Self defense
(d) Hunger

5. What does Capstick say the fish trap looks like?
(a) A bird cage
(b) A bucket
(c) A frisbee
(d) A top hat

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of Capstick's friends shot at a snake inside his house?

2. Which of the following snakes is aboreal?

3. Which of the following characters is not able to swim?

4. What makes it difficult to shoot crocodiles?

5. What does Castick say is the most dangerous snake in Africa?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe how a hippopotamus attacked a native family in Chapter 5.

2. What do they find inside the crocodile in Chapter 6.

3. Describe crocodiles.

4. What hippopotami are more likely to attack humans?

5. Where does Capstick eventually find the snake?

6. Where does Charlie disappear to in Chapter 7?

7. What snakes does Africa have?

8. Why does Capstick give rhinoceros hunting less attention than other forms of hunting in the book?

9. When is a hippopotamus likely to attack?

10. What does Capstick state has led to the rhincerosi decline?

(see the answer keys)

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