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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the photographer on the plane with Adams in Twig Technology?
(a) Condo Subagyo.
(b) Don Merton.
(c) Alain le Garsmeur.
(d) Chris Muir.

2. The currency-declaration forms that Adams and Carwardine had to fill out in Zaire had the heading ________, crossed out, with "Zaire" written instead in pencil.
(a) Belgian Congo.
(b) Property of the United States.
(c) French Territory.
(d) District of Columbia.

3. In Twig Technology, the narrator states that he flew thirteen hours from ________ to Madagascar.
(a) London.
(b) Germany.
(c) Paris.
(d) New Zealand.

4. Who was the charming man with a squarish face, a shock of wavy black hair, and a thick black mustache that sat on his lip like a bar of chocolate?
(a) Frederick.
(b) Mr. Condo.
(c) Kiri.
(d) Robert.

5. Leopard-skin Pillbox Hat informs the reader that by the ________ independence movements were sweeping across Africa.
(a) 1950's.
(b) 1960's.
(c) 1970's.
(d) 1980's.

6. Who was the warden of Little Barrier Island?
(a) Skip.
(b) Arab.
(c) Dobby.
(d) Mark.

7. What guide did Adams and Carwardine expect to have in the chapter Here Be Chickens?
(a) Bill Black.
(b) Mr. Condo.
(c) Gary "Arab" Aburn.
(d) Boss.

8. Douglas Adams was a self-proclaimed writer of humorous ________.
(a) Historical fiction.
(b) Fantasy.
(c) Romance fiction.
(d) Science fiction.

9. Bill Black claims he has flown in Fiordland for ________ years.
(a) 15.
(b) 3.
(c) 10.
(d) 32.

10. Who knows more about Kakapos than anyone else in the world, according to Adams?
(a) Doreen Montgomery.
(b) Don Merton.
(c) Jean-Jacques Petter.
(d) Chen Peixun.

11. What was the name of the village in the foothills of the Virungas, which marks the point where the road finally gives up, and from which Adams and Carwardine had to travel on by foot?
(a) Eritrea.
(b) Angola.
(c) Djibouti.
(d) Bukima.

12. Adams informs the reader that "Moose" was short for ________.
(a) Hieronymus.
(b) Tineka Jawana.
(c) Amadeus.
(d) Shasmecka.

13. What was the first animal Adams and Carwardine looked for in Here Be Chickens?
(a) Komodo dragon.
(b) Kinkajou.
(c) White Lion.
(d) Squirrel monkey.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What term was used Heartbeats of the Night to describe an animal who doesn't like other animals?

2. What was the name of the BBC sound engineer that accompanied Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine?

3. What is the name of the warden's wife on Little Barrier Island's?

4. Who was an extremely experienced and knowledgeable zoologist who was working at that time for the World Wildlife Fund?

5. Who was the BBC producer who recorded Adams and Carwardine's exploits for a radio documentary series?

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