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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What story does Corbett tell of Robin?
2. Why does the little boy Corbett remembers not fear tigers when he sleeps in the woods?
3. Which of the following best characterizes the Bachelor of Powalgarh?
4. When do tigers sometimes hunt people?
5. What does Corbett deduce from the two wounded women that returned home after being attacked by the Chowgarh tiger?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the first girl that the Chowgarh tiger wounded not being tended to when Corbett arrives? How was she attacked and how did she get to town?
2. How does Corbett attempt to use water buffalo to help him stalk the Bachelor of Powalgarh? What happens?
3. What story does Corbett recount about the first time he took Robin out hunting as a puppy? What was Corbett's reaction to what happened?
4. What happens when Corbett first gets a shot at the Bachelor of Powalgarh?
5. Give some examples of situations in which a tiger might kill a human being but not be a man-eater.
6. Explain what happens after Corbett notices that Robin is missing.
7. What does Corbett say about the cubs of man-eaters? Why?
8. What does the author give as the reason for the difference in hunting habits of man-eating tigers and man-eating leopards?
9. Explain the encounter the author has a young boy with a tiger in the forest.
10. Explain the connection between a disease epidemic and the resurgence of man-eating leopards.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Corbett implies in the beginning of the final chapter "Just Tigers," that shooting wildlife with a camera is infinitely harder than shooting them with a gun. Write an essay about wildlife photography.
Part 1. Describe the field of wild animal photography and film making.
Part 2. Give some examples of some extraordinary shots caught in the wild in pictures or on film.
Part 3. What are the challenges of wildlife photography?
Part 4. What techniques do people use to overcome the challenges of photographing or filming wild animals?
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay about Tibet.
Part 1. Give a general overview of Tibet. Include it's location, population, and a summary that will give readers a representative idea about Tibet.
Part 2. Describe the geography and wildlife of Tibet.
Part 3. What is the current political situation of Tibet? Describe Tibet's relationship with China.
Part 4. What is the primary religion of Tibet? What world famous religious leader is from Tibet? Why does he no longer live there?
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay about the British occupation of India.
Part 1. When, how, and why did the British occupy India? How did this benefit Great Britain and what consequences were there for India?
Part 2. Describe British / Indian relations up to and including World War 1. Explain the motives for the choices India made. Was this what the English were expecting?
Part 3. What happened after World War 1? Describe the Indian fight for independence.
Part 4. When did the British leave? How has India fared since they left? What might India have been like without the occupation?
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