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. When does Corbett encounter the snake in the pool of water?
(a) When the villagers realize what he needs.
(b) When he is circling town looking for a man-eater.
(c) On his way into town.
(d) When he goes to get water for tea.

2. Why does Corbett chose to travel alone on the roads in the area of a man-eater?
(a) It is easy to get careless in a crowd.
(b) The fear of other people makes him nervous.
(c) He feels to responsible for everyone else.
(d) More people make more noise.

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

4. What information does Corbett claim to know about the Pipal Pani Tiger's early history?
(a) That he was born in a deep ravine and was one of a family of three.
(b) He was chased out of Nepal after killing many people.
(c) His mother died when he was barely able to hunt.
(d) He had been raised as a housepet.

5. What does a friend bring to Corbett from the scene where the tiger was shot at night?
(a) A bone shard.
(b) Some hairs.
(c) A claw.
(d) A tooth.

6. What does Corbett thinks killed the buffalo that died but was not killed by the tiger?
(a) A snake.
(b) A villager hoping to lure the tiger with blood.
(c) Fear.
(d) A leopard.

7. What does Corbett hear from Thak that goes unexplained?
(a) Tiger calls.
(b) A flock of crows gathering and calling.
(c) Three terrible human cries of anguish.
(d) Two tigers fighting.

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

9. Why did the young man and a group of men venture far from the village?
(a) Three women were missing.
(b) They heard the tiger and decided to hunt it.
(c) In search of fodder for cattle.
(d) To find the young man's father.

10. What do Corbett's men deduce when they see the tree Corbett had been in all night and the tiger blood?
(a) That Corbett had been killed.
(b) None of the above.
(c) That the tiger was dead or dying.
(d) That Corbett was invincible.

11. What do the forest guard and fisherman allegedly trip over while fleeing from the man-eater of Mohan?
(a) A sleeping bear.
(b) A snare trap for the tiger.
(c) Each other.
(d) A log.

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

13. 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) There had been complaints from important people.
(d) It was a densely populated area.

14. When Corbett hears what he believes are stones falling at night and investigates, what does he find?
(a) Frogs making the sound.
(b) None of the above.
(c) The villagers throwing rocks to scare the tiger.
(d) Fresh pugmarks climbing a rocky bank.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is missing from the first kill site that Corbett sees of the Thak man-eater?

2. How effective is sitting out over kills for Corbett when hunting the Thak man-eater?

3. What did the Pipal Pani tiger no longer permit after his mate left?

4. What animals visit the scene of the missing dead chital?

5. After having very little success using buffalo as lures, what does Corbett try using?

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