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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Douglas Adams informs the reader that every other shop in Zaire is a ________.
(c) Gas station.
(d) Grocery store.
2. ________ is on the island of Flores and is the nearest port to Komodo.
(c) Labuan Bajo.
3. In what town did Adams and Carwardine discover that even when making internal flights in Zaire, you still had to go through the full rigmarole of immigration and customs controls all over again?
4. Douglas Adams was a self-proclaimed writer of humorous ________.
(a) Romance fiction.
(c) Science fiction.
(d) Historical fiction.
5. Twig Technology states that at the end of the last century, ________ took over Madagascar.
Short Answer Questions
1. The first thing Adams and Carwardine saw in the Zaire customs hut was a picture of a ________.
2. All of the following were on-board the twenty-three-foot fishing vessel in the chapter Here Be Chickens, except for which?
3. In Twig Technology, the narrator states that he flew thirteen hours from ________ to Madagascar.
4. Who was the photographer on the plane with Adams in Twig Technology?
5. ________, 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.
Short Essay Questions
1. What problem arose while Mark Carwardine was arranging travel plans with the Ambassador in Brussels?
2. Define primary rain forest and its importance to the ecological system.
3. Describe the Komodo dragons found in chapter Here Be Chickens.
4. Analyze the Northern White rhinoceros of Czechoslovakia.
5. Explain the term "habituating," as described in the chapter, Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat.
6. Analyze the title of Heartbeats in the Night.
7. Discuss the irony Adams saw surrounding the history of lemurs.
8. Compare and contrast Mark Carwardine to Douglas Adams, as described in chapter Twig Technology.
9. What peculiar thing happened to Adams in Twig Technology?
10. What three animals are the most poisonous? Explain.
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