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

2. Which of the following best characterizes how the tiger cub approached the place he had left the chital?
(a) Fearfully and nervously.
(b) Directly and casually.
(c) Impatiently and angrily.
(d) Caustiously and thoughtfully.

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

4. What interesting information do the people of Mohan give Corbett about the man-eater?
(a) It moans almost all the time.
(b) It usually kills people while they sleep.
(c) None of the above.
(d) It moves at a sideways angle.

5. 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 road accident.
(c) A vulture in a tree.
(d) None of the above.

6. Which of the following best characterizes how Corbett feels after shooting the Pipal Pani tiger?
(a) Mixed emotions.
(b) Utter sadness.
(c) Nostalgia.
(d) Relief.

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

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

9. 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) There had been complaints from important people.
(c) It was a densely populated area.
(d) Logging was about to start in the area.

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

11. When Corbett is on a tall rock and thinks he sees the man-eater below him, what is he really looking at?
(a) None of the above.
(b) The dead buffalo.
(c) The sunlight on grass with a dark rock behind.
(d) A different tiger.

12. When does the Kanda tiger stalk and prepare to hunt the men from the village?
(a) When they are traveling out of town.
(b) When they are cutting leaves from trees for fodder.
(c) When they sit to rest at the edge of the village.
(d) When they are bringing buffalo for Corbett to use as bait.

13. What does Corbett say has altered as much as ladies fashion over the years?
(a) The kinds of fish in the river.
(b) His excuses to stay out late.
(c) Fishing rods and tackle.
(d) His reasons for loving nature.

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

15. Which of the following best characterizes the size of the fish Corbett catches?
(a) Small.
(b) Huge.
(c) Medium sized.
(d) Large.

Short Answer Questions

1. What indication does Corbett find that the latest victim of the tiger was not looked for after being taken?

2. What does Corbett say he has a great distaste for?

3. What does Corbett thinks killed the buffalo that died but was not killed by the tiger?

4. What do the townspeople of Thak decide to do?

5. What does Corbett claim to enjoy doing?

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