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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 keeps the exhausted Corbett awake when he finally returns to town after killing the first tiger?
(a) News of another person killed by the tiger.
(b) The second tiger circling the village and calling.
(c) The villagers celebrating the death of the tiger.
(d) A violent storm.

2. What is unusual about the Bachelor of Powalgarh?
(a) His size.
(b) His color.
(c) His intelligence.
(d) His teeth.

3. What does Corbett decide to do when stalking the Bachelor of Powalgarh?
(a) Ambush the tiger at a water hole.
(b) Dress as woman working in the field.
(c) Lure the tiger to him.
(d) Take only a light manueverable rifle.

4. What happens while Corbett is writing the story about Robin?
(a) Robin's puppies are born.
(b) Robin begs and begs to go out hunting.
(c) Corbett finds some old pictures of Robin.
(d) Robin dies.

5. What does Corbett say about the bungalow he stayed in while in Champawat?
(a) That there is another story "beyond the laws of nature" to tell of it.
(b) It was perfectly situated to see the valley below.
(c) It was the only safe place for miles.
(d) It was so uncomfortable he considered spending the night in the forest.

6. Why does Corbett decide to go home after wounding the leopard?
(a) He needs more men.
(b) He needs to get Robin.
(c) He thinks the leopard would die shortly.
(d) It is getting close to dark.

7. What story does Corbett tell of Robin?
(a) The time Robin saved his life.
(b) The one time Robin left him in a tight corner.
(c) None of the above.
(d) The time Robin faced down a leopard.

8. Where is the last chance Corbett has to get a shot at the man-eater of Chowgarh on his first visit?
(a) From a ridge the night before his departure.
(b) When he watches the place the tiger left her last victim.
(c) At a watering hole on his way out of town.
(d) When the tiger circles the village he is in.

9. What does Corbett learn from the Chital?
(a) The leopard is near death.
(b) The leopard is alive and moving.
(c) The wounded leopard was sighted miles from the spot.
(d) A second leopard showed up.

10. Whose aid does Corbett unsuccessfully enlist to find the wounded Bachelor of Powalgarh?
(a) The other big game hunters after him.
(b) All of his men.
(c) A small herd of water buffalo.
(d) A band of monkeys.

11. Which of the following is something that the frequency with which a man-eater will kill depends on?
(a) The nature of any disability it has.
(b) Whether it is a male or female with cubs.
(c) All of the above.
(d) The supply of natural food in the area.

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

13. Whose home does Corbett see when traveling from town to town in pursuit of the Chowgarh man-eater?
(a) The only survivor of a Chowarh tiger attack.
(b) An American hunter.
(c) The first victim of the Chowgarh tiger, an out of town goat herd.
(d) None of the above.

14. What is Robin's pedigree?
(a) Imported English hound.
(b) Son of a legendary Indian hunting dog.
(c) None of the above.
(d) A well known and respected line of working dogs.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What part of the Bachelor of Powalgarh does Corbett find after shooting him?

2. Why do the Vivians miss their opportunity to kill the man-eater of Chowgarh?

3. Who is being threatened by the Bachelor of Powalgarh when Corbett comes across them?

4. When does Robin disappear?

5. What happens that makes Corbett know he's picked a winner in Robin?

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