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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
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.
3. The Virunga Volcanoes border the following countries except for which one?
4. 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?
5. What was the nearly extinct form of lemur called that Mark and Douglas went to search for in Twig Technology?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Kiri and Moose as discussed in the chapter, Here Be Chickens.
2. Explain Dr. Struan Sutherland's answer to the question: What does one do when bitten by a poisonous snake?
3. Describe the remarkable feature of the Aye-aye that both Adams and Carwardine analyzed.
4. What three animals are the most poisonous? Explain.
5. Illustrate the other two people sharing the hut with Adams and Carwardine in the Virunga Volcanoes.
6. Discuss the French control over Madagascar and the spelling of Antananarivo.
7. Are Komodo dragons man-eaters? Explain.
8. Explain the significance of "darkest Africa," as seen in the chapter Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat.
9. Analyze Don Merton as described by Adams in Heartbeats in the Night.
10. Describe the Kea, as discussed in Heartbeats in the Night.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine and articulate the author's use of anthropomorphism of animals' thoughts and emotions, as seen throughout the book, Last Chance to See.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay discussing the relevance of Last Chance to See to today's society. Use specific examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Explain how the theme of poaching contributes to the meaning and significance of Last Chance to See. Define poaching and describe its effects on endangered species. Discuss current measures to circumvent poachers in many countries.
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