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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is life's only opponent, in the eyes of Pi?
2. What did Pi continue to use to communicate with the tiger?
(a) A whistle.
(b) Hand gestures.
(c) A stick.
3. What did the final report say about Pi's knowledge of the reason the ship sank?
(a) Pi knew why the ship had sank but would never divulge the secret.
(b) Pi knew that the ship had sank because he had been the one to sink it.
(c) Pi had no conclusive knowledge.
(d) Pi had no real knowledge but was sure it had been because of bad luck.
4. What did the tiger associate with trespassing to remember to avoid it?
(a) Fish and the whistle.
(b) Nausea and blowing the whistle.
(c) A rocking boat and fish.
(d) Nausea and exhaustion.
5. What equipment did Pi fish the most with?
(b) His hands.
6. What did the great storm one afternoon take with it?
(a) The tarp.
(b) Pi's little raft.
(c) The collected rainwater.
(d) The tiger.
7. What did Pi discover, days after the tiger started rubbing his eyes and meowing?
(a) The tiger's blindness.
(b) The tiger's sore leg.
(c) The tiger's sensitivity.
(d) The tiger's gentleness.
8. What did Pi do each time he thought he saw lights in the distance?
(a) Set off a flare.
(b) Cried in happiness, then in pain, when the lights didn't come closer.
(d) Directed a broken mirror piece at the lights.
9. What did Pi find when he boarded the other man's boat to scavenge for food?
(a) Olives, water, and canned fish.
(b) Fish, shark meat, and crackers.
(c) Turtle meat, fish, biscuit crumbs, and water.
(d) Nothing. The man's boat was as empty as his.
10. What did the crouching tiger do when Pi turned to face him after the storm?
(a) Licked his nose and averted his gaze.
(b) Leaned over the boat and clubbed at a fish.
(c) Lunged at Pi, aiming to kill him.
(d) Growled at Pi.
11. What was an act of deference by the tiger to Pi?
(a) Being silent and gentle with Pi.
(b) Hiding his feces.
(c) Growling at Pi.
(d) Not lashing out at Pi.
12. 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 starless the sky was, and how empty his heart felt.
(b) How lonely the moon looked, and how lonely his heart was.
(c) How there was no chance of ever surviving in such a vast sea.
(d) How small he is and how vast the sea and the sky are.
13. What two things does Pi attribute his survival alongside Richard Parker with?
(a) His faith in his religion and his mother's love for him.
(b) His ignorance at the true dangers of Richard Parker and luck.
(c) Richard Parker's tendency towards seasickness and Pi being the provider of food and water.
(d) The seperate spaces of the raft and the lifeboat.
14. What was the island made out of, which Pi ate in massive quantity?
15. What did a British Royal Navy commander write that Pi took the time to read?
(a) A manual on how to hunt and fish after being shipwrecked,
(b) A manual about the ocean tides and currents.
(c) A survival manual with practical advice on how to survive a shipwreck.
(d) A manual on British flora and fauna,
Short Answer Questions
1. What happened to the underside of Pi's raft?
2. What did Pi and Richard Parker come eye to eye with after the great storm?
3. What did Pi do to modify the raft?
4. What did the boat do when the raft was next to it?
5. After a few days when Pi started exploring the island, what small, furry, carnivorous animal did he find?
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