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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. Adams and Carwardine entered the Tiananmen Square on ________.
2. What story once bothered Douglas Adams when he was young according to the chapter Sifting Through the Embers?
3. Professor Zhou said that ________ in the Yangtze was a major problem for the baiji dolphins, and severely interfered with their echolocation.
4. In what genre is Last Chance to see classified?
5. Adams reveals that both Richard and Carl's first obsession was for ________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain Carl Jones's character according to Adams in Rare, or Medium Rare.
2. Analyze the Tiananmen Gate.
3. What is the significance of the title Sifting Through the Embers?
4. Analyze and describe Professor Zhou.
5. Explain Carl Jones and Richard Lewis' s first obsession as seen in the chapter Rare, or Medium Rare.
6. What odd thing did Adams notice while in China that he describes in the chapter Blind Panic?
7. What book bothered Douglas Adams when he was young? How does he feel about the book now? Explain.
8. Analyze one of the problems with breeding birds in captivity.
9. Describe and identify Pink as detailed in the chapter Rare, or Medium Rare.
10. Explain the beginning of the story of the Sibylline books. How do the townspeople respond to the old beggar woman?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze and discuss the effects humans have on nature and the importance of biodiversity. Reference the book to support your analysis.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast endemic to exotic species. Discuss the benefits and detriments of both, giving examples from the book to support your statements.
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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