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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 ailment does Corbett wake up with the first morning in Mohan?
2. Who comes to see Corbett nearly as soon as he arrives.
3. Where does the Pipal Pani tiger make his home?
4. What does Corbett thinks killed the buffalo that died but was not killed by the tiger?
5. Who tracks the man-eater or Thak the first time?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Corbett's main intention at the locale of the story The Fish of My Dreams? Why is he having difficulty and when does he decide to go fishing?
2. Describe how Corbett finally encounters the Thak man-eater?
3. What happens between the time that Corbett throws his line in the water and when he tosses the flopping fish onto the shore?
4. 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.
5. 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?
6. What does Corbett mean when he says he sets out to follow the "drag" of the Mohan man-eater? Why does he say this term is misleading?
7. What were Corbett's initial plans for the sleeping arrangement in Mohan? How and why were they changed?
8. Describe Corbett's first encounter with the man-eater of Mohan when he senses him above the road on the overhang.
9. Why does Corbett experience mixed emotions after shooting the Pipal Pani tiger?
10. Describe the night Corbett spends in a tree waiting for the Kanda man-eater. What happens at night and how does it end?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about Jim Corbett.
Part 1. Provide a general biography of the life of Jim Corbett.
Part 2. Explain how Jim Corbett became a hunter of man-eating tigers and leopards. Share some of his experiences.
Part 3. Describe the efforts and importance that Jim Corbett assigned to conservationism. What did he achieve and what is his legacy?
Essay Topic 2
Many people that Corbett helped had never seen a rifle being used before his, and even in a land where man-eating tigers were wreaking havoc guns were scarce. Write a history of the development of firearms.
Part 1. Where did the first firearm originate from? What weapons were their ancestors?
Part 2. Describe the evolution of firearms from the first ones to the ones we are familiar with today. Include their migration all around the globe.
Part 3. How did firearms change the world around them?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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