Man-eaters of Kumaon Test | Final Test - Easy

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 is only two or three hundred yards from the Foresters hut where Corbett stays in Mohan?
(a) None of the above.
(b) A village.
(c) A tree where the tiger had killed just days before.
(d) A hunters lookout.

2. What happened to the chital that the tiger had killed and left?
(a) Some men cut it up and took it.
(b) A leopard took it away.
(c) The sandy bank gave way and deposited it into a river.
(d) Another tiger had arrived and eaten much of it.

3. What animal does Corbett see and wish he could photograph in the story about the fish of his dreams?
(a) A python.
(b) A ghooral.
(c) A water fowl.
(d) A langur.

4. What does Corbett see first on the trail as he is stalking the man-eater of Mohan?
(a) A bird scurrying away.
(b) The shadow of the tiger.
(c) The end of the tail of the tiger.
(d) The hind foot of the tiger.

5. Why is the killing of the Thak man-eater especially important to the Forest Department?
(a) It was the most prolific killer in history.
(b) Logging was about to start in the area.
(c) It was a densely populated area.
(d) There had been complaints from important people.

6. What time of day does Corbett kill the Thak man-eater?
(a) At noon.
(b) At night.
(c) At the break of dawn.
(d) At the very last light of day.

7. What does Corbett say he has a great distaste for?
(a) Going into mountain rivers over his head.
(b) Snakes.
(c) Having an animal get the better of him.
(d) Wastefulness.

8. What animal is the Pipal Pani tiger mistaken for and shot?
(a) A ghooral.
(b) A pig.
(c) A hyena.
(d) A man-eating tiger.

9. What had the young man in the story just completed when he goes to leave some things at home?
(a) Finish school.
(b) Training as a tour guide.
(c) Enlist in the military.
(d) An seafaring internship.

10. Who comes to see Corbett nearly as soon as he arrives.
(a) The people of the nearby village.
(b) The oldest women of the village.
(c) The father of the latest victim.
(d) The local authorities.

11. Why does Corbett stop and rest just as he is approaching where he thinks the Kanda man-eater might be?
(a) The view is remarkable.
(b) He wants to listen to the sounds around him.
(c) He doesn't want to maneuver a gun with sweaty hands.
(d) He has an overwhelming sense of doom.

12. When Corbett returns to Thak the second time, what is creating a lot of noise in the area?
(a) Mining started down the valley.
(b) The logging operations.
(c) The furious calls of the tiger.
(d) Langur breeding season.

13. What was Corbett's best guess at the weight of the fish?
(a) Five pounds.
(b) Fifteen pounds.
(c) Fifty pounds.
(d) A single pound at most.

14. Who does Corbett stop and talk to on the train into the Mohan forest bungalow?
(a) An old man who was attacked years before by the tiger.
(b) A group of hunters leaving the area.
(c) None of the above.
(d) A terrified group of women.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following best describes Ibbotson?

2. Why does Corbett need to kill a snake before hunting a man-eater?

3. When does Corbett encounter the snake in the pool of water?

4. What tale of heroism does Corbett tell?

5. Where does Corbett leave the fish after he catches it?

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