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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After spending a nights in the trees, what did the fruit of one tree reveal to Pi?
(a) The island would be his new home.
(b) The island was carnivorous.
(c) The island was uninhabitable.
(d) The island had a plentiful amount of food.
2. What did Pi plan to do with the tiger once the tiger expressed friendliness and harmlessness?
(a) Leave him.
(b) Train him.
(c) Kill him.
(d) Tame him.
3. On whose estimated birthday did Pi sing "Happy Birthday"?
(a) His mother's.
(b) His father's.
(c) His brother's.
(d) The tiger's.
4. What did Pi wish for in his quiet days on the liftboat?
(a) To be rescued.
(b) More food.
(c) A book.
(d) A friend.
5. What did the tiger like to lean over the edge of the boat and club to death, then eat?
6. What did Pi make the lifeboat more and more into?
(a) A zoo habitat.
(b) A tiger's den.
(c) A shelter.
(d) A home.
7. What did Pi continue to use to communicate with the tiger?
(a) Hand gestures.
(b) A whistle.
(c) A stick.
8. 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) The tarp that protected Pi from the tiger.
(d) A map of the sea in the manual.
9. What equipment did Pi fish the most with?
(a) His hands.
10. What was one thing Pi was concerned and obsessed about not having enough of?
11. After a few days when Pi started exploring the island, what small, furry, carnivorous animal did he find?
12. What smell reminded Pi of childhood?
(a) The smell of the tiger.
(b) The smell of the flares.
(c) The smell of the sea.
(d) The smell of the fish.
13. What did Pi tell the interviewers after they gave their impressions of Pi's story?
(a) That it didn't matter, he just wanted to go home.
(b) A story without animals and with four lifeboats and three surviving shipmates.
(c) That he didn't believe he was a hero or amazing, just that he was lucky.
(d) A horribly gory tale about the shipwreck and his survival that didn't involve animals.
14. What did the interviewers tell Pi they thought about his story?
(a) That they thought it was a story of heroism.
(b) That they thought it was so improbable it was amazing he had survived.
(c) That they didn't believe it.
(d) That his family would be proud to have him return.
15. What did Pi do to keep Richard Parker satisfied?
(a) Put him on the raft.
(b) Caught as many fish as possible.
(c) Did not get near him, leaving him alone.
(d) Talked to him while he petted him.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Pi smell when he was next to the boat?
2. What did Pi always feel at the center of?
3. How long had Pi been at sea for when he calculated it?
4. What did the interviewers feed Pi before he told them his story?
5. What were the greatest of contradictions, according to Pi?
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