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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. The population of Chatham Island robins was down to one pregnant female, but the dedication of ________ and his team saved the species from extinction according to Mark's Epilogue.
2. ________ is when a bird shakes its wings and body and is a sign that the bird feels ________.
3. Adams and Carwardine went to Rodrigues Island to look for what animal?
4. According to Carwardine, the population of the Wild Pink pigeons on Mauritius had ________.
5. What is the name of a plant or animal that is native to an island or region and is found nowhere else at all?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the note in the hotel's directory of guest services state according to Adams in the chapter Blind Panic?
2. What odd thing did Adams notice while in China that he describes in the chapter Blind Panic?
3. Discuss the Tiananmen Square as described by Adams in the chapter Blind Panic.
4. What two distinctive sounds in China does Adams encounter in the chapter Blind Panic?
5. Explain the beginning of the story of the Sibylline books. How do the townspeople respond to the old beggar woman?
6. Explain Carl Jones and Richard Lewis' s first obsession as seen in the chapter Rare, or Medium Rare.
7. What occurs when they send the old beggar woman away?
8. Analyze and describe Professor Zhou.
9. Explain Carl Jones's character according to Adams in Rare, or Medium Rare.
10. Describe and identify Pink as detailed in the chapter Rare, or Medium Rare.
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
Interpret the meaning of "Darkest Africa," as it relates to the chapter, Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat.
Essay Topic 3
Detail the importance and history of the Great Ape as seen in the chapter, Leopard-Skin Pillbox Hat.
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