Last Chance to See Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. According to Adams, who was a field researcher in Goma who has for years been responsible for gorilla conservation work in the area.

2. 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?

3. Douglas Adams expressed that when people talk of "darkest Africa," it's usually ________ they have in mind.

4. In Twig Technology, the narrator details how his airplane, full of ________ descendants arrived at ________ airport.

5. Twig Technology declared that there are less than ________ Northern White rhinos left, and there's a desperate battle going on to save them from the poachers.

Short Essay Questions

1. What confession does Adams make in Heartbeats in the Night?

2. Describe the Kea, as discussed in Heartbeats in the Night.

3. Analyze Don Merton as described by Adams in Heartbeats in the Night.

4. Explain the term "habituating," as described in the chapter, Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat.

5. Describe the Komodo dragons found in chapter Here Be Chickens.

6. What major evolutionary change passed Madagascar, according to Adams?

7. What is one of the more dangerous animals in Africa, according to Adams? Explain.

8. Illustrate the other two people sharing the hut with Adams and Carwardine in the Virunga Volcanoes.

9. Describe the Aye-aye discussed in chapter Twig Technology.

10. What peculiar thing happened to Adams in Twig Technology?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explain the meaning of the track and bowl system, as it relates to the book, Last Chance to See. How does Adams describe the track and bowl system? Why is it so important?

Essay Topic 2

Research and compose an essay on the benefits and contributions of one of the the six funds/projects found in One More Chance. Discuss the impact these funds or projects have on endangered species detailed in the book.

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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