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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Corbett do when he desperately needs to cough while stalking the man-eater of Mohan?
2. What does Corbett get distracted admiring as he is inspecting the road?
3. What does Corbett thinks killed the buffalo that died but was not killed by the tiger?
4. What does Corbett go to when he sees the Pipal Pani tiger and its mate?
5. What does Corbett recommend great care be taken over when stalking tigers at their kills?
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
Kumaon is located in the mountainous northern part of India. Write an essay about India and this particular region.
Part 1. Give an overview and introduction of India, focusing on what it was like during the early 1900's. Include a description of the English Indian Army.
Part 2. Introduce the region of Kumaon in context of the rest of India. Where is it located? What is its geography?
Part 3. Describe the populace of the Kumaon region. What kind of lives did they lead in the 1900's? What, if anything, has changed since then?
Part 4. How did the people of the Kumaon region co-exist with tigers and leopards in the early 1900's? How about today?
Essay Topic 3
What is the relationship between hunting and conservation?
Part 1. Historically, what role have hunters played in the creation of legislation for conservation?
Part 2. Write about several people who were both well known hunters and conservationists.
Part 3. What role do hunters today play in conservation?
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