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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Dr. Sutherland explains that the most poisonous spider is the ________, which bites about five hundred people a year.
(a) Sydney Funnel-web.
(b) Brown Recluse.
(c) Tarantulas.
(d) Black Widow.

2. What does DOC stand for as it relates to the chapter, Heartbeats in the Night?
(a) Department of Conservation.
(b) Department of Commerce.
(c) Department of Corrections.
(d) Documentation of Compliance.

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

4. According to Dr. Sutherland, the ________ is the fifteenth deadliest snake in the world, and all the other fourteen are in ________.
(a) Tiger Rattlesnake / Africa.
(b) Northern Rubber Boa / Asia.
(c) Indian Cobra / Australia.
(d) Western Cottonmouth / United States.

5. Where are the Northern White rhinos located, according to Adams and Carwardine?
(a) Swaziland.
(b) Zambia.
(c) Zimbabwe.
(d) Zaire.

6. What was the nearly extinct form of lemur called that Mark and Douglas went to search for in Twig Technology?
(a) Fat-Tailed Dwarf.
(b) Aye-aye.
(c) Ring-tailed.
(d) Alaotran Gentle.

7. Which two people meet Adams and Carwardine at the airport who are described as small, willowy-slim, healthy looking Indonesians?
(a) Bill and Scout.
(b) Tori and Dean.
(c) Kiri and Moose.
(d) Stella and Liam.

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

9. What is the name of the tiny, idyllic, rain-forest island just off the northeast coast of Madagascar?
(a) Nosy Mangabe.
(b) Ambohimahamasina.
(c) Sainte-Marie.
(d) Mahajanga.

10. ________ is on the island of Flores and is the nearest port to Komodo.
(a) Maraj├│.
(b) Borneo.
(c) Sulawesi.
(d) Labuan Bajo.

11. What bird in the chapter Heartbeats in the Night does Adams say he was destined never to find out anything more about while on his way to the warden's lodge?
(a) The White-cheeked Bulbul.
(b) The little blue penguin.
(c) The Emu.
(d) The Peregrine Falcon.

12. What was the name of the benign man with the air of a vicar on-board the plane with Adams and Carwardine in the chapter, Heartbeats in the Night?
(a) Daniel Torres.
(b) Don Merton.
(c) Carlos Weber.
(d) Bob Wyatt.

13. What part of Arab's body was the kakapo holding lightly, but firmly in its bill in Heartbeats in the Night?
(a) Right forefinger.
(b) Left earlobe.
(c) Upper lip.
(d) Nose.

14. ________, 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) Fiordland / New Zealand.
(c) Machu Picchu / Peru.
(d) Cape Town / South Africa.

15. In Heartbeats in the Night, Douglas Adams wonders why so many words that describe what the sun does in the morning begin with the letters "________."
(a) GI.
(b) Ma.
(c) Sa.
(d) Be.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of Arab's specially-trained and muzzled dog?

2. Douglas Adams reveals that there is a good living to be made in Bali from pointing at ________.

3. In the beginning of Twig Technology, the narrator reveals that he went to what country?

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

5. In Here Be Chickens, room service told Adams and Carwardine that the ________ would be a handy thing to have when looking for man-eating lizards.

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