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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Kotick seeking out Sea Vitch and Sea Cow?
(a) They are good hunters.
(b) They are his relatives.
(c) He wants to find a safer place to live.
(d) He wants their advice for finding a mate.
2. Who teaches Kotick the ways of the sea?
(a) His mother.
(b) His father.
3. How old is Kala Nag?
4. Why are the birds upset when Rikki-Tikki-Tavi meets them?
(a) They don't know what happens to their baby.
(b) They are afraid of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.
(c) Their baby is gone.
(d) Their baby is crying.
5. What does the White Seal do in the folktale that the old seals speak of?
(a) Be the strongest hunter.
(b) Have many babies.
(c) Kill the hunters.
(d) Save the seals.
6. How many eggs does Rikki find in the melon patch?
7. Who is Sea Catch?
(a) An old fisherman.
(b) A hawk.
(c) A fish.
(d) An old seal.
8. What is a holluschickie?
(a) A mother seal.
(b) A father seal.
(c) A bachelorette seal.
(d) A bachelor seal.
9. Little Toomai goes to the elephant dance, even though he is supposed to be watching who?
(c) Kala Nag.
10. What does the name Kala Nag mean?
(c) Black snake.
11. How big is the cobra?
(a) Five feet long.
(b) Fifteen feet long.
(c) Fifty-five feet long.
(d) Five pounds.
12. How does Kotick get other seals to come to the new summer vacation place that he finds?
(a) Hundreds of thousands.
(c) Shouts of joy.
13. How long does the elephant performance last?
(a) The entire night.
(b) Two minutes.
(c) Two days.
(d) Two hours.
14. When do the elephant hunters get paid their wages?
(a) Only if their elephant is a good one.
(b) At the end of the working season.
(c) After they get each elephant.
(d) At the beginning of the season.
15. What kind of elephants participate in the dance?
(a) Every kind of elephant.
(b) Just girl elephants.
(c) Just baby elephants.
(d) Just male elephants.
Short Answer Questions
1. When the seal hunters first see Kotick, what do they think?
2. How do the elephants dance?
3. In the jungle, huge clearings are called what?
4. What doesn't Kotick know about the Sea Cow?
5. Sea Catch has scars on what part of his body?
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