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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of the Scotsman from DOC that accompanied Adams and Carwardine in the chapter,Heartbeats in the Night?



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



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



4. Who are the two stereotypically superior, young German tourists in Zaïre who go with Adams and Carwardine on their search for mountain gorillas?



5. Twig Technology says that the Kakapo lives in what country?



Short Essay Questions

1. Analyze the Northern White rhinoceros of Czechoslovakia.



2. Discuss the Tiananmen Square as described by Adams in the chapter Blind Panic.



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



4. Explain the significance of "darkest Africa," as seen in the chapter Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat.



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



6. What odd thing did Adams notice while in China that he describes in the chapter Blind Panic?



7. Describe Kiri and Moose as discussed in the chapter, Here Be Chickens.



8. Explain Dr. Struan Sutherland's answer to the question: What does one do when bitten by a poisonous snake?



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



10. Analyze the ending of the story of the Sibylline books.



Essay Topics

Write an essay that exhibits how tourists affect Douglas Adams' views on nature. Why must governments accept tourism in protected areas? Provide specific examples from the book to support your statements.

Analyze and discuss the effects humans have on nature and the importance of biodiversity. Reference the book to support your analysis.

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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