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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the interviewing men decide had caused the ship to sink?
2. What did Pi find when he boarded the other man's boat to scavenge for food?
3. What else did Pi catch besides fish?
4. Where were the two men from who were dispatched to the town where Pi recovered in an effort to interview him?
5. What was a 'dream rag'?
Essay Topic 1
Which animals in the book are most like people in Pi's life? Use specific examples to explain why you chose various animals and what similar characteristics to their human counterparts they exhibit.
Essay Topic 2
Both the raft and the lifeboat prove critical to Pi's success, but in different ways. Discuss why it was important to Pi's mind to have both the raft and the lifeboat. What would have happened if Pi had never been able to make the raft? What if Pi had lost the lifeboat?
Essay Topic 3
Using examples from the book, which one of the animals in the zoo is most like Pi and why?
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