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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did the tiger like to lean over the edge of the boat and club to death, then eat?
2. What was an act of deference by the tiger to Pi?
(a) Growling at Pi.
(b) Hiding his feces.
(c) Not lashing out at Pi.
(d) Being silent and gentle with Pi.
3. What is life's only opponent, in the eyes of Pi?
4. What did Pi use, lose, and re-create, to protect himself while training the tiger?
(a) A shield made of the locker door.
(b) A turtle shell shield.
(c) A shield made of wood from the benches in the boat.
(d) A shield made of part of the raft.
5. What type of storm was Pi struck with the beauty and wonder of?
(a) A monsoon.
(b) A lightning storm.
(c) A hurricane.
(d) A thunder storm.
6. What kind of vessel came close to Pi and the tiger, bringing with it a hope of rescue, and later leaving Pi with a longing feeling and a promise to deliver the tiger to land?
(a) A ship.
(b) A fishing troller.
(c) A speedboat.
(d) A canoe.
7. After spending a nights in the trees, what did the fruit of one tree reveal to Pi?
(a) The island was uninhabitable.
(b) The island would be his new home.
(c) The island had a plentiful amount of food.
(d) The island was carnivorous.
8. Where was Richard Parker's territory?
(a) The lifeboat and the raft.
(b) Under the tarp and the raft.
(c) Under the tarp and the rest of the lifeboat.
(d) Under the tarp and in the blackness beneath.
9. What were two big events in Pi's daily routine?
(a) Eating and drinking water on his raft.
(b) Collecting rainfall and catching turtles.
(c) Taking his raft out for a while and feeding the tiger.
(d) Talking with the tiger and fishing.
10. What was one method of Pi's escapism?
(a) Temporarily dreaming of his childhood home and his family.
(b) Temporarily stopping his breathing until he saw pure peace in his mind.
(c) Temporary asphyxiation by putting a cloth over his face.
(d) Sleeping during the daylight hours, dreaming of his future life on land.
11. What were the greatest of contradictions, according to Pi?
(a) Faith and hopelessness.
(b) The sea and the sky.
(c) Boredom and terror.
(d) Darkness of the night and the daylight.
12. After Pi was nearly starving, what did a storm of flying fish bring onto the boat?
(a) The raft.
(b) A shark.
(c) A large dorado.
(d) A turtle.
13. What did the officials say to the author about the interview with Pi?
(a) It was incomplete and unusual.
(b) It was amazing and heroic.
(c) It was difficult and memorable.
(d) It was hard but purposeful.
14. What did Pi plan to do with the tiger once the tiger expressed friendliness and harmlessness?
(a) Leave him.
(b) Kill him.
(c) Train him.
(d) Tame him.
15. How did Richard Parker react when Pi shouted a greeting to him?
(a) Growled and roared.
(b) Responded with the same sounds as before.
(c) Turned away from Pi, silent.
(d) Came closer to Pi to see what Pi wanted.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the boat do when the raft was next to it?
2. What did Pi recover from the water in the collection of something that came along?
3. What did Pi start to follow after his food supplies run low?
4. What was a 'dream rag'?
5. Where were the two men from who were dispatched to the town where Pi recovered in an effort to interview him?
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