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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Pi find when he boarded the other man's boat to scavenge for food?
(a) Nothing. The man's boat was as empty as his.
(b) Olives, water, and canned fish.
(c) Fish, shark meat, and crackers.
(d) Turtle meat, fish, biscuit crumbs, and water.
2. 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 canoe.
(d) A speedboat.
3. After a few days when Pi started exploring the island, what small, furry, carnivorous animal did he find?
4. What did Pi wish for in his quiet days on the liftboat?
(a) More food.
(b) To be rescued.
(c) A book.
(d) A friend.
5. What did the tiger do when he and Pi landed on the shore of the small island?
(a) Leapt from the boat and disappeared over a ridge.
(b) Stayed close to Pi, now trained and secure in his presence.
(c) Stayed on the boat, skeptical of the island.
(d) Saw a moving animal and raced after it, hunting it down and tearing it apart for food.
6. What were two big events in Pi's daily routine?
(a) Collecting rainfall and catching turtles.
(b) Talking with the tiger and fishing.
(c) Taking his raft out for a while and feeding the tiger.
(d) Eating and drinking water on his raft.
7. What did Pi first use to communicate with the tiger after his hope returned?
(a) A whistle from the locker.
(b) A wooden tube from the boat.
(c) A stick from the boat.
(d) His voice.
8. What two things does Pi attribute his survival alongside Richard Parker with?
(a) The seperate spaces of the raft and the lifeboat.
(b) His faith in his religion and his mother's love for him.
(c) Richard Parker's tendency towards seasickness and Pi being the provider of food and water.
(d) His ignorance at the true dangers of Richard Parker and luck.
9. What did Pi bring to the tiger in the morning after they had both had a restless night's sleep?
(a) Water in a bucket and two flying fish.
(b) A can of beans and a biscuit.
(c) Two dorado and biscuits.
(d) Two flying fish and a can of beans.
10. What did Pi discover, days after the tiger started rubbing his eyes and meowing?
(a) The tiger's sensitivity.
(b) The tiger's blindness.
(c) The tiger's gentleness.
(d) The tiger's sore leg.
11. What did Pi make the lifeboat more and more into?
(a) A tiger's den.
(b) A home.
(c) A shelter.
(d) A zoo habitat.
12. What did Pi start to follow after his food supplies run low?
(a) The tiger, to where the tiger has sequestered fish.
(b) His faith, knowing he can catch more fish.
(c) His normal routine.
(d) The recommended daily intake in the survival guide.
13. What did Pi have a hard time butchering?
14. About how much did Pi sleep a night?
(a) An hour.
(b) Seven hours.
(c) Five hours.
(d) Three hours.
15. What was a 'dream rag'?
(a) Pi's cloth that gave him amazing dreams and hallucinations.
(b) A cloth that silenced and pacified the tiger.
(c) A map of the sea in the manual.
(d) The tarp that protected Pi from the tiger.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the great storm one afternoon take with it?
2. What were the greatest of contradictions, according to Pi?
3. What did Pi finally realize after reading the manual written by a British Royal Navy commander?
4. After spending a nights in the trees, what did the fruit of one tree reveal to Pi?
5. What did Pi find solace in, even though he had to continually reconsider his place in God's universe?
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