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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What animal is the Pipal Pani tiger mistaken for and shot?
(a) A hyena.
(b) A ghooral.
(c) A pig.
(d) A man-eating tiger.
2. What do the forest guard and fisherman allegedly trip over while fleeing from the man-eater of Mohan?
(a) A log.
(b) Each other.
(c) A sleeping bear.
(d) A snare trap for the tiger.
3. What does Corbett thinks killed the buffalo that died but was not killed by the tiger?
(a) A leopard.
(c) A villager hoping to lure the tiger with blood.
(d) A snake.
4. Who does the Thak man-eater cow into silence when they shout at her?
(a) The rescue party of her last victim.
(b) The men at the labor camp.
(c) A group of big game hunters from out of town.
(d) Corbett's men.
5. What does Corbett worry the Pipal Pani tiger will do after being wounded?
(a) Move to another area.
(b) Return to the village like he had before.
(c) Become a man-eater.
(d) Hole up and die.
6. What does Corbett say he has a great distaste for?
(a) Going into mountain rivers over his head.
(b) Having an animal get the better of him.
7. What does Corbett go to when he sees the Pipal Pani tiger and its mate?
(a) A tall rock overlooking a neighboring valley.
(b) A vulture in a tree.
(c) A road accident.
(d) None of the above.
8. What is Corbett's first strategy to hunt the man-eater of Mohan?
(a) Watching t
(b) Beating the tiger out of a ravine.
(c) Staking out buffalo as bait.
(d) Keeping vigil on the road until the tiger passes.
9. What was Corbett's best guess at the weight of the fish?
(a) Fifteen pounds.
(b) A single pound at most.
(c) Fifty pounds.
(d) Five pounds.
10. What had the young man in the story just completed when he goes to leave some things at home?
(a) Finish school.
(b) Enlist in the military.
(c) An seafaring internship.
(d) Training as a tour guide.
11. Which of the following best characterizes the size of the fish Corbett catches?
(c) Medium sized.
12. What do the townspeople of Thak decide to do?
(a) Build a fence around their town.
(b) Enlist the help of a holy man to drive away the tiger spirit.
(c) Raise mony to pay Corbett.
(d) Abandon their town until the man-eater is killed.
13. What reason did Corbett find for the tiger in Mohan to have become a man-eater?
(a) A bullet in his shoulder.
(b) Porcupine quills in his foreleg.
(c) An old hip fracture.
(d) Broken teeth.
14. How does Corbett decide to continue his pursuit of the man-eater after his unsuccessful first encounter with him?
(a) Stake out another bufallo.
(b) Organize a beat.
(c) Keep vigil over the kill.
(d) Lace the kill with poison.
15. Which of the following is a habit of the Thak man-eater?
(a) Follow people on the trail.
(b) To stay away from population centers.
(c) Take her kill into a tree.
(d) To moan when she moves.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is only two or three hundred yards from the Foresters hut where Corbett stays in Mohan?
2. Who comes to see Corbett nearly as soon as he arrives.
3. Why does the tiger leave the base of Corbett's tree?
4. What ailment does Corbett wake up with the first morning in Mohan?
5. What is the last technique that Corbett uses to hunt the Thak man-eater?
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