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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Since Pi had no bait, what did he cut up to fish with in the morning, after his leather shoe was unsuccessful?
(a) Flying fish.
(b) The biscuits.
(c) The British naval manual.
(d) The tiger's droppings.
2. What did the crouching tiger do when Pi turned to face him after the storm?
(a) Leaned over the boat and clubbed at a fish.
(b) Growled at Pi.
(c) Licked his nose and averted his gaze.
(d) Lunged at Pi, aiming to kill him.
3. What ran out before Pi was done writing in his diary?
(b) Room on the page.
(c) His hope.
(d) The ink in his pens.
4. About how much did Pi sleep a night?
(a) An hour.
(b) Seven hours.
(c) Five hours.
(d) Three hours.
5. What was Pi careful to maintain with the tiger in his quest to be known by the tiger as the alpha male?
(a) Plentiful water.
(b) Eye contact.
(c) Plentiful food.
(d) Sufficient sleeping space.
6. What did Pi tell to the interviewers?
(a) That he won't say anything more until he goes home.
(b) His story.
(c) Nothing. He is too exhausted to say anything.
(d) His religious philosophies.
7. What were the greatest of contradictions, according to Pi?
(a) Faith and hopelessness.
(b) Darkness of the night and the daylight.
(c) Boredom and terror.
(d) The sea and the sky.
8. When Pi awoke in the middle of the night and saw the huge moonlit sky before him, what did he think about with regards to himself and the rest of the sea?
(a) How there was no chance of ever surviving in such a vast sea.
(b) How small he is and how vast the sea and the sky are.
(c) How starless the sky was, and how empty his heart felt.
(d) How lonely the moon looked, and how lonely his heart was.
9. 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 speedboat.
(b) A fishing troller.
(c) A ship.
(d) A canoe.
10. Once Pi's suffering became intense, what did he do with the greater part of his days?
(a) Slept in a semi-conscious state using his dream rag.
(b) Trained the tiger more intensely then before.
(c) Fished, determined to catch more fish to alleviate his hunger.
(d) Drank sea water, losing hope of survival.
11. What was an act of deference by the tiger to Pi?
(a) Not lashing out at Pi.
(b) Hiding his feces.
(c) Being silent and gentle with Pi.
(d) Growling at Pi.
12. What did Pi do to modify the raft?
(a) Made the raft wider with more wood and rope.
(b) Increased the depth of the raft by adding another layer of wood,
(c) Made a mast and found a compass in the locker to navigate with.
(d) Made a mast and draped a blanket over it to create shelter.
13. How many steps were in Pi's plan to tame the tiger?
14. What did the manual suggest Pi drink as a nutritious drink?
(a) Tiger urine.
(b) Sea Water.
(c) Turtle blood.
(d) Fish guts.
15. What did Pi make the lifeboat more and more into?
(a) A zoo habitat.
(b) A shelter.
(c) A home.
(d) A tiger's den.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of storm was Pi struck with the beauty and wonder of?
2. What did Pi and Richard Parker come eye to eye with after the great storm?
3. What did the tiger do when he and Pi landed on the shore of the small island?
4. Whose voice did Pi start to hear after he discovered he was blind?
5. How did Richard Parker react when Pi shouted a greeting to him?
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