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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does a principal Somali cattle buyer carry?
(a) A Tyrolese hat.
(b) An umbrella.
(c) An orchard bush.
(d) Spears decorated with feathers.
2. Which animal moves like a rocking-horse?
(a) An oryx.
(b) A kongoni.
(c) A zebra.
(d) An eland.
3. How does M'cola anger Hemingway?
(a) The Springfield is not cleaned properly.
(b) He wakes him up too early.
(c) He doesn't talk to him enough.
(d) His eagerness scares away the kudu.
4. Why does Hemingway begin shooting the snipe?
(a) The meat is far more delicious.
(b) For shooting practice.
(c) They are a greater challenge to hunt.
(d) He cannot get within range of the ducks.
5. What did Hemingway's lucky shot do to the oryx?
(a) Broke its leg.
(b) Killed the animal instantly.
(c) Snapped its neck.
(d) Went right between its eyes.
6. What is Hemingway's Valhalla?
(b) Fear that he will not find kudu.
(c) A wet salt lick.
(d) The harsh hunting country of Tarahalla.
7. Who is becoming increasingly obsessed with finding kudu?
8. Who rows with Hemingway while hunting zebra?
9. What is beautiful for a while but then goes bad?
(a) A French riot.
(b) Marriage to a Turkish wife.
(c) A revolution.
(d) Smoking a cuban cigar.
10. What headdress does Garrick wear to the annoyance of Hemingway?
(a) Rose-colored flamingo plume.
(b) A hat made of locusts.
(c) Black and white ostrich plume.
(d) Black kudu bull horns.
11. Why is the warthog so exciting?
(a) It runs from them with great speed.
(b) It does not run from them.
(c) They have never seen one before.
(d) The tusks are extremely large.
12. The gerenuk are similar to what insect?
(a) Tsetse flies.
(b) A dragonfly.
(c) A camel fly.
(d) Praying mantis.
13. Who writes the best Safari book?
14. Why do they believe the lousy old man has sighted kudu?
(a) He tells it very straight.
(b) They are drunk.
(c) Natives never lie.
(d) He looks very reputable.
15. What denotes extreme emotion in the Masai handshake?
(a) The pulling of the thumb.
(b) The pulling of the pinkie finger.
(c) The pulling of the index finger.
(d) The pulling of the middle finger.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which item of Hemingway's clothing does M'cola take?
2. How does Hemingway hand the Springfield to M'cola?
3. Why do animals on a plain feed differently from those in the woods?
4. What did Karl find on his rhino carcass the next morning?
5. Why do they not shoot the flock of fine guineas?
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