Man-eaters of Kumaon Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8, The Pipal Pani Tiger.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What act of heroism does a young woman do when the tigress carries off her sister?
(a) She clubs the tiger with a branch.
(b) She grabs her sister's baby from the hands of the woman as she is drug off.
(c) She tries to hang onto the tiger as it leaves with its prey.
(d) She runs after the tiger for a hundred yards yelling at it to let her sister go and take her instead.

2. How does the tigress come to be the Champawat Man-eater?
(a) None of the above.
(b) A hunter from Champawat shot her in the hip.
(c) She is old and was driven out of her territory by a younger tiger.
(d) She arrives a man-eater from Nepal after killing two hundred people there.

3. What letter is included in the chapter about the Kanda man-eater?
(a) An admittance letter for the young man.
(b) A letter from the people asking Corbett for his help.
(c) The resignation of the game warden.
(d) A letter of defeat from a hunter after the tiger.

4. What does Corbett claim to enjoy doing?
(a) Stalking predators.
(b) Scaring the locals.
(c) Watching young tigers hunt.
(d) Sitting up over a kill.

5. When the Pipal Pani tiger first goes briefly missing, where has he gone?
(a) To move to areas of more plentiful game.
(b) To hide with injuries.
(c) Into more populated areas.
(d) To get a mate.

Short Answer Questions

1. How had the Champawat tigress killed the last victim prior to Corbett's arrival?

2. What tactic does Corbett decide to try when pursuing the tigress of Champawat is unsuccessful?

3. Whose home does Corbett see when traveling from town to town in pursuit of the Chowgarh man-eater?

4. When Corbett is on a tall rock and thinks he sees the man-eater below him, what is he really looking at?

5. Why does Corbett stop and rest just as he is approaching where he thinks the Kanda man-eater might be?

(see the answer key)

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