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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 affect did the tiger turning on her have on the sister that pursued it?
2. What happens that makes Corbett know he's picked a winner in Robin?
3. What physical ailment does Robin have that limits his abilities?
4. Where is the last chance Corbett has to get a shot at the man-eater of Chowgarh on his first visit?
5. Which of the following is NOT a natural circumstance which may incite any tiger to kill a human?
Short Essay Questions
1. What goes wrong with the beat that Corbett plans to drive the tigress down a gorge? How does it all work out?
2. What opportunity does Corbett miss when he sees just the hind leg and tail of a tiger while stalking the wounded Bachelor of Powalgarh? Why does he make the decision that he does?
3. Explain the encounter the author has a young boy with a tiger in the forest.
4. Explain what happens when Robin first chases a langur monkey? What did Robin learn?
5. Explain what happens when Corbett uses a buffalo to lure the tiger and waits for it on a rock ledge. What do the villagers discover.
6. Explain what happens after Corbett notices that Robin is missing.
7. What happened to other hunters that nearly were able to shoot the Bachelor of Powalgarh? Tell how he escaped twice despite being only feet away from seasoned hunters that were hunting him.
8. Describe the affliction of the tigress of Muktesar and circumstance of her first human kills.
9. How does the bear hunt start when Corbett is out shooting ghooral for the village? What happens in the bear hunt and how do they eventually kill the bear?
10. What story does Corbett tell as a warning against assuming that a wounded animal is where you last saw it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jim Corbett was similar in many ways to Theodore Roosevelt. Write an essay about Theodore Roosevelt.
Part 1. Give a short biography of Theodore Roosevelt's life, including a brief synopsis of his political career.
Part 2. Describe Theodore Roosevelt as a hunter and outdoors man.
Part 3. How was Roosevelt a leader in conservation? What legacy of conservation did he leave behind?
Part 4. How are Jim Corbett and Theodore Roosevelt alike?
Essay Topic 2
Corbett mentions the keeping of trophies after making a kill and he refers to other hunters doing the same. Write an essay about big game and trophy hunting.
Part 1. What is trophy hunting? Compare trophy hunting to other forms of hunting. What are some of its advantages and disadvantages?
Part 2. What are some of the more usual trophies and some of the most sought after ones?
Part 3. Where do people go to go trophy hunting? How popular is the sport? Is the industry on the rise or decline?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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