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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. Where does Capstick find a black mamba?
2. What is on the arm that identifies it as the local woman's?
3. What is a rhino's philosophy?
4. What animal charges at Capstick at the beginning of the chapter?
5. What does the hippo use to scissor Root's flesh from the bone?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Capstick do when he finds a large black mamba in the restroom?
2. What do they find inside the crocodile in Chapter 6.
3. What hippopotami are more likely to attack humans?
4. What does Capstick state has led to the rhincerosi decline?
5. Where does Charlie disappear to in Chapter 7?
6. When is a hippopotamus likely to attack?
7. How does Capstick track down the crocodile in Chapter 6?
8. Describe the hippo attack on Alan and his wife.
9. Describe the career of J. A. Hunter.
10. What snakes does Africa have?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following animals from the text--leopard, lion, snake and crocodile--and examine it in relation to its:
1) Hunting skills
3) Methods it uses to kill its prey
Essay Topic 2
Examine the stories Rinpoche tells through the book. Why are Capstick's stories so graphic? What does the graphic way he tells his stories so about how he views hunting and wildlife in general?
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following animals from the text--hippo, elephant, buffalo and rhino--and examine it in relation to its:
1) Methods it uses to kill
3) Its danger to humans
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