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Jim Corbett (hunter)
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Corbett leave the fish after he catches it?
(a) In water tied to a tree.
(b) Hanging out of otter's reach from a tree branch.
(c) Buried unter some medium sized rocks on the bottom of the river.
(d) Back into the still pool.

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

3. Why does Corbett give up trying to film his subject?
(a) The tigress gets hostile.
(b) He gets tired.
(c) The subject disappears.
(d) The light gets bad.

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

5. What lesson does Corbett teach the cub of Pipal Pani?
(a) How to catch peafowl.
(b) Not to approach his back yard.
(c) To be cautious returning to a kill.
(d) People are to feared.

Short Answer Questions

1. What animal does Corbett see and wish he could photograph in the story about the fish of his dreams?

2. Which of the following best describes Ibbotson?

3. What does Corbett hear that makes him try a different tactic in his hunt for the Kanda man-eater?

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

5. Which of the following best characterizes the size of the fish Corbett catches?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when Corbett returns to the spot he left the fish?

2. What unexpected thing does the Pipal Pani tiger do when he gets shot in the shoulder?

3. Describe the setting of the chapter The Fish of My Dreams.

4. Describe how the Pipal Pani tiger gets shot for a second time, and how the men who go in search of him unknowingly put their lives in great danger, and what may have saved them.

5. When Corbett waits in a tree for the Kanda man-eater, he is jerked to full awareness by a langur warning call. What does Corbett first think it is that made the langur call, and what does it turn out to be? Explain.

6. Summarize the story Corbett tells of bravery in the chapter about the Kanda man-eater.

7. Why does Corbett worry about Ibbotson and his men one night after they leave him to sit up over a kill at night? What happens, and why didn't Corbett do anything?

8. How would you characterize the relationship between Corbett and the Pipal Pani tiger over the tiger's life?

9. Describe the night Corbett spends in a tree waiting for the Kanda man-eater. What happens at night and how does it end?

10. Describe Corbett's first encounter with the man-eater of Mohan when he senses him above the road on the overhang.

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