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Jim Corbett (hunter)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Corbett deduce from the two wounded women that returned home after being attacked by the Chowgarh tiger?
(a) The other tiger was the experienced man-eater.
(b) The tiger had depended on the cub to make the kills.
(c) The tiger was attacking for vengeance, not hunger.
(d) The tiger was wounded.

2. What does Corbett find from the little girl the tigress of Champawat carried off?
(a) A sari.
(b) A blue necklace.
(c) All of the above.
(d) A leg from below the knee.

3. What does Corbett learn about the Chowgrarh tiger at the first village?
(a) It is accompanied by a leopard.
(b) It is accompanied by a mate.
(c) It is accompanied by a full grown cub.
(d) It is a mother caring for a young cub.

4. When did the tigress of Muktesar start killing people specifically for her to eat?
(a) Her second victim.
(b) Her first victim.
(c) Only after her cubs were grown.
(d) Her third victim.

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

6. Which of the following best characterizes the Bachelor of Powalgarh?
(a) The youngest man-eater.
(b) The old foe of a renowned hunter.
(c) The most sought after big game trophy in the province.
(d) A tiger of the most unusual color.

7. How does Corbet spend the first night in Pali?
(a) Barricaded in a house with everyone else.
(b) Helping the townspeople search for the tiger.
(c) Outside alone watching the road while his men were safe in a room.
(d) Trying to re-assure the villagers.

8. Who comes to visit Corbett as soon as he arrives on the scene to hunt the Chowgarh tigers?
(a) The mayor of the township.
(b) A spirit man protecting the tiger.
(c) The grandmother of the latest victim.
(d) Two other large game hunters.

9. What does Corbett say plays an important part in the sport of hunting man-eaters?
(a) All of the above.
(b) The wind and a good hunting dog.
(c) The other beings of the forest and the wind.
(d) Monkeys and luck.

10. How many days in all does it take Corbett to kill the Bachelor of Powalgarh?
(a) One.
(b) Ten.
(c) Four.
(d) Two.

11. What does Corbett worry about as he re-approaches the wounded leopard?
(a) That someone else had come and killed and taken the leopard.
(b) That so many gunshots would ruin the skin.
(c) That the leopard may be suffering greatly.
(d) That the leopard may have moved.

12. Who is being threatened by the Bachelor of Powalgarh when Corbett comes across them?
(a) A man and his buffalos.
(b) A group of women cutting grass.
(c) Two big game hunters who ran out of ammunition.
(d) The dak runner.

13. What does Corbett finally kill the bear they chase with?
(a) A large rock.
(b) A hunting knife.
(c) A shot to the head.
(d) An axe.

14. How is inter village communication maintained during the time of the Chowgarh tiger when the paths are too dangerous to use?
(a) Radio.
(b) A serious of cables for messages.
(c) Shouting from high places.
(d) None of the above.

15. When Corbett finally overtakes the wounded Bachelor of Powalgarh, how is he moving through the forest?
(a) Riding a water buffalo.
(b) Crashing blindly through the underbrush.
(c) Crawling on his stomach.
(d) Running at full speed.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is the last chance Corbett has to get a shot at the man-eater of Chowgarh on his first visit?

2. What does Corbett decide to do before following the blood trail from the leopard?

3. In what state does Corbett find the people of Pali when he arrives?

4. Why does Corbett decide to go home after wounding the leopard?

5. What does Corbett say about the cubs of man-eaters?

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