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 is Corbett in a hurry to find the tiger as time moves on?
(a) He has promised his family to retire on the 1st.
(b) The contractors are about to arrive with men.
(c) He knows the tiger is about to move locations.
(d) The tigress is killing many, many people.

2. Who tracks the man-eater or Thak the first time?
(a) Corbett and ten men from the village.
(b) Just Corbett.
(c) Corbett, Ibbotson, and Tewari.
(d) Three groups of three.

3. Why does Corbett need to kill a snake before hunting a man-eater?
(a) To create faith in him from the people of the area.
(b) The odor of snake meat is a powerful lure.
(c) He uses the venom as poison.
(d) Superstition.

4. What does Corbett realize after reeling in sixty yards of the fishing line?
(a) He did not use bait.
(b) The fish is still on the line.
(c) There is a branch wrapped in his line.
(d) None of the above.

5. What ailment does Corbett wake up with the first morning in Mohan?
(a) Laryngitis.
(b) A fever.
(c) A cough.
(d) A horrible rash.

6. 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 end of the tail of the tiger.
(c) The hind foot of the tiger.
(d) A bird scurrying away.

7. What does Corbett hear that makes him try a different tactic in his hunt for the Kanda man-eater?
(a) A langur warning call.
(b) News of another death in a neighboring town.
(c) The tiger calling.
(d) None of the above.

8. What does Corbett recommend great care be taken over when stalking tigers at their kills?
(a) To kill the animal outright on the first shot.
(b) To develop perfect patience.
(c) To not alert the other wildlife.
(d) To not get drowsy.

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

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

11. What does Corbett watch the Pipal Pani do over the winter?
(a) Start to watch people on roads.
(b) Grow up.
(c) Kill leopards.
(d) Drive away other tigers.

12. What is Corbett's first strategy to hunt the man-eater of Mohan?
(a) Beating the tiger out of a ravine.
(b) Watching t
(c) Staking out buffalo as bait.
(d) Keeping vigil on the road until the tiger passes.

13. Who is with Corbett when he shoots the Thak man-eater?
(a) Eight villagers from Thak.
(b) The men from the labor camp.
(c) Ibbotson.
(d) Four men and two goats.

14. What do the townspeople of Thak decide to do?
(a) Abandon their town until the man-eater is killed.
(b) Enlist the help of a holy man to drive away the tiger spirit.
(c) Build a fence around their town.
(d) Raise mony to pay Corbett.

15. What animals visit the kill site the first night Corbett sits out waiting for the Thak man-eater?
(a) A leopard and a sambhar.
(b) A sambhar and a porcupine.
(c) Two porcupines and a bear.
(d) Two bears.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is only two or three hundred yards from the Foresters hut where Corbett stays in Mohan?

2. Where does the fish swim to while Corbett watches?

3. What does Corbett say is more important than the weight of the fish?

4. What does Corbett do when he desperately needs to cough while stalking the man-eater of Mohan?

5. What lesson does Corbett teach the cub of Pipal Pani?

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