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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 fishing troller.
(b) A ship.
(c) A canoe.
(d) A speedboat.
2. What did the interviewers want to know first?
(a) How the ship sank and what happened to the ship's cargo.
(b) Where Pi had learned his survival techniques from.
(c) What food Pi had eaten to survive for the past few months.
(d) Who the tiger was and where Pi had been the past months.
3. What was one thing Pi was concerned and obsessed about not having enough of?
4. What happened to the underside of Pi's raft?
(a) It started breaking apart.
(b) It started rotting.
(c) It became an ecosystem full of sea life.
(d) It turned green with algae.
5. What did Pi make the lifeboat more and more into?
(a) A shelter.
(b) A home.
(c) A tiger's den.
(d) A zoo habitat.
6. What did the crouching tiger do when Pi turned to face him after the storm?
(a) Growled at Pi.
(b) Licked his nose and averted his gaze.
(c) Leaned over the boat and clubbed at a fish.
(d) Lunged at Pi, aiming to kill him.
7. What did Pi tell to the interviewers?
(a) His religious philosophies.
(b) His story.
(c) That he won't say anything more until he goes home.
(d) Nothing. He is too exhausted to say anything.
8. What did Pi and Richard Parker come eye to eye with after the great storm?
(a) A whale.
(b) A shark.
(c) A cargo boat.
(d) Another lifeboat.
9. What did Pi do to modify the raft?
(a) Made a mast and found a compass in the locker to navigate with.
(b) Increased the depth of the raft by adding another layer of wood,
(c) Made a mast and draped a blanket over it to create shelter.
(d) Made the raft wider with more wood and rope.
10. Once Pi's suffering became intense, what did he do with the greater part of his days?
(a) Fished, determined to catch more fish to alleviate his hunger.
(b) Drank sea water, losing hope of survival.
(c) Slept in a semi-conscious state using his dream rag.
(d) Trained the tiger more intensely then before.
11. About how much did Pi sleep a night?
(a) Seven hours.
(b) Three hours.
(c) An hour.
(d) Five hours.
12. After a few days when Pi started exploring the island, what small, furry, carnivorous animal did he find?
13. What did Pi spend a lot of time in the manual reading about and studying?
(a) The tide and current.
(b) Navigational directions.
(c) How to signal that he was alive.
(d) How to make a shelter.
14. What were two big events in Pi's daily routine?
(a) Eating and drinking water on his raft.
(b) Taking his raft out for a while and feeding the tiger.
(c) Talking with the tiger and fishing.
(d) Collecting rainfall and catching turtles.
15. What did the great storm one afternoon take with it?
(a) The tarp.
(b) The tiger.
(c) The collected rainwater.
(d) Pi's little raft.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did a British Royal Navy commander write that Pi took the time to read?
2. Where were the two men from who were dispatched to the town where Pi recovered in an effort to interview him?
3. Where did Pi, Richard Parker, and the lifeboat, finally land?
4. What did the tiger do when he and Pi landed on the shore of the small island?
5. After spending a nights in the trees, what did the fruit of one tree reveal to Pi?
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