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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many poachers does Murara claim to have shot dead?
(a) 9.
(b) 5.
(c) 1.
(d) 2.

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

3. In Twig Technology, the narrator states that the Aye-aye is a ________ lemur.
(a) Amphibious.
(b) Marine.
(c) Nocturnal.
(d) Marsupial.

4. Mark Carwardine explains that there are more _________ per square meter of ground on Komodo than in any equivalent area on earth.
(a) Poisonous plants.
(b) Poisonous frogs.
(c) Poisonous wasps.
(d) Poisonous snakes.

5. In what decade did Madagascar manage to divest themselves from French rule?
(a) 1970's.
(b) 1950's.
(c) 1960's.
(d) 1980's.

6. Who was an extremely experienced and knowledgeable zoologist who was working at that time for the World Wildlife Fund?
(a) Douglas Adams.
(b) Mark Carwardine.
(c) Kiri.
(d) Gaynor.

7. A guest house or small hotel in Indonesia is called a ________.
(a) Losmen.
(b) Penthouse.
(c) Hostel.
(d) Cabin.

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

9. 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) Bukima.
(c) Angola.
(d) Djibouti.

10. Mark Carwardine said in Twig Technology that the Ambassador in ________ promised that the Ministry of Agriculture would be able to give them two Land Rovers and a helicopter.
(a) Bakki.
(b) Brussels.
(c) Bissau.
(d) Boaco.

11. What was the name of the BBC sound engineer that accompanied Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine?
(a) Liu Renjun.
(b) Chris Muir.
(c) John Fontana.
(d) Robert Giusti.

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

13. What was the name of the two smooth characters dressed in military camouflage and black berets, who slouched across the table languidly caressing their rifles in the chapter Leopard-skin Pillbox Hat?
(a) Zhou and Aartee.
(b) Murara and Serundori.
(c) Boss and Conrad.
(d) Ros and Roberto.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Adams informs the reader that "Moose" was short for ________.

2. Twig Technology states that at the end of the last century, ________ took over Madagascar.

3. Douglas Adams informs the reader that every other shop in Zaire is a ________.

4. Who knows more about Kakapos than anyone else in the world, according to Adams?

5. Adams expresses that if you took the whole of ________, scrunched it up a bit, shook out all the moose and reindeer, hurled it ten thousand miles around the world, and filled it with birds, then you'd be wasting your time, because it looks as if someone has already done it.

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