Man-eaters of Kumaon Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Jim Corbett (hunter)
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Corbett in a hurry to find the tiger as time moves on?

2. Who tracks the man-eater or Thak the first time?

3. Why does Corbett need to kill a snake before hunting a man-eater?

4. What does Corbett realize after reeling in sixty yards of the fishing line?

5. What ailment does Corbett wake up with the first morning in Mohan?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay about leopards and tigers.

Part 1. Give a general introduction to tigers and leopards, providing general information like how many there are and where they live.

Part 2. How are they similar? Discuss the many ways in which leopards and tigers are similar.

Part 3. How are they different? Despite all their similarities, tigers and leopards are quite unique. Describe how they are different from each other and the other big cats.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay about tiger development.

Part 1. Describe the infancy of tigers. Where are litters usually born? How many are there in a usual litter? How long until a young tiger can leave the den?

Part 2. Describe the adolescence of tigers. What can a young tiger do when it first starts leaving the den? How long does he continue to stay with his mother? How does he change and grow during this time?

Part 3. How long does a tiger stay an adult? When do they breed? What changes happen during the normal adult life of a tiger?

Part 4. When is a tiger considered old? What are some common ailments of aging tigers? Is the normal lifespan different for captive or wild tigers?

Essay Topic 3

Corbett often takes his dog Robin with him hunting. He depends on Robin to help him track big game by scent when he can't follow a visible a trail. Write an essay about hunting dogs and other service dogs.

Part 1. How many different jobs to dogs do for people? What variety of jobs or services are sometimes performed by working dogs.

Part 2. How have dogs been bred or selected to better perform their jobs? Give examples of specialty breeds and the jobs they perform.

Part 3. Man and dogs have been hunting together for a long time. Explain the possible origins of the relationship and the various roles that dogs play when assisting hunters.

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