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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the Scotsman from DOC that accompanied Adams and Carwardine in the chapter,Heartbeats in the Night?
(a) Ron Tindall.
(b) Boss.
(c) Bruce harris.
(d) Juan Carlos Cardenas.

2. In Twig Technology, the narrator details how his airplane, full of ________ descendants arrived at ________ airport.
(a) German / Bubaque.
(b) Christian / Inagua.
(c) Monkey / Antananarivo.
(d) Dutch / Narrabri.

3. Douglas Adams informs the reader that every other shop in Zaire is a ________.
(a) Grocery store.
(b) Bakery.
(c) Pharmacie.
(d) Gas station.

4. Who are the two stereotypically superior, young German tourists in Zaïre who go with Adams and Carwardine on their search for mountain gorillas?
(a) Kes and Fraser.
(b) Arab and Zhou.
(c) Helmut and Kurt.
(d) Murara and Serundori.

5. Twig Technology says that the Kakapo lives in what country?
(a) New Zealand.
(b) New Amsterdam.
(c) New Finland.
(d) New Guinea.

6. The Virunga Volcanoes border the following countries except for which one?
(a) Zaire.
(b) Cameroon.
(c) Uganda.
(d) Rwanda.

7. According to Adams in Twig Technology, Antananarivo is pronounced ________.
(a) Tananarive.
(b) Ambalavao.
(c) Arivonimamo.
(d) Tsiroanomandidy.

8. ________, a vast tract of mountainous terrain that occupies the southwest corner of South Island, ________, is one of the most astounding pieces of land anywhere on God's earth, according to Douglas Adams.
(a) Great Barrier Reef / Australia.
(b) Machu Picchu / Peru.
(c) Fiordland / New Zealand.
(d) Cape Town / South Africa.

9. Chapter Leopard-skin Pillbox Hat asserts that the other ________ are the gorillas, of which there are ________ subspecies.
(a) Threatened Apes / 2.
(b) Great Apes / 3.
(c) Exotic Apes / 9.
(d) Albino Apes / 6.

10. According to Douglas Adams, there are no ________ in Madagascar or in Papua New Guinea.
(a) Woodpeckers.
(b) Flying fox.
(c) Dwarf lemur.
(d) Indri.

11. What animal is found in New Guinea and has a long and skeletal thin fourth finger?
(a) Echidna.
(b) Okapi.
(c) Capybara.
(d) The long-fingered possum.

12. What term did Adam heard bandied about by New Zealand zoologists, and they had bandied it about so casually that he did not want to say the he hadn't the faintest idea what they were talking about?
(a) Checks and balances.
(b) Track and bowl system.
(c) Convergent evolution.
(d) Dashed unit ball.

13. What animal is the world's largest, fattest, and least able-to-fly parrot?
(a) Kakapo.
(b) Dodo.
(c) Elephant birds.
(d) Moa.

14. According to Adams, ________ in every five of the gorillas alive in the world's zoos today were originally taken from the wild.
(a) Four.
(b) Three.
(c) Two.
(d) One.

15. What is the name of Arab's specially-trained and muzzled dog?
(a) Clifford.
(b) Rover.
(c) Boss.
(d) Meatloaf.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the chapter Here Be Chickens, Adam and Carwardine board a boat that was a twenty-three-foot fishing vessel called the ________.

2. ________ is on the island of Flores and is the nearest port to Komodo.

3. According to the narrator in the chapter Leopard-skin Pillbox Hat, where in Zaire do the mountain gorillas live?

4. Dr. Sutherland explains that the most poisonous spider is the ________, which bites about five hundred people a year.

5. Who was the man in Melbourne who Adams claim knew more about poisonous snakes than anyone else on earth?

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