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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. How many caribou is a wolf pack likely to kill on a single hunt?
2. Which governmental agency was asked to search for Farley Mowat?
3. What sound does Angeline make when she recognizes the visiting wolves?
4. What does Mike do when Ootek tells him about the wolves' message?
5. What were the puppies playing with?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Mowat especially embarrassed when Angeline shows her disdain of him?
2. How did Farley Mowat get back to civilization?
3. How, according to Mowat, does Angeline play jokes on George when he returns from hunting?
4. What was the response to Mowat's reporting of the caribou slaughter by human hunters?
5. Why does Farley Mowat need to leave his observation site?
6. Why did Ootek leave the tent after hearing the wolves in the distance?
7. What does Farley Mowat do when he sees the pack of wolves in this chapter?
8. What do the strange wolves do when they are with Angeline?
9. What does Mowat learn from his encounter in the the wolves' den?
10. Describe what the pups do when they are playing near the den?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Imagine yourself in Farley Mowat's place when he was left alone in the wilderness. What would you do in such a situation? Describe at least three different courses of action you might take.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay describing the conflict between science and folklore in this book. Which system is shown to be more reliable? Use text from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Wolves were once one of the most widespread mammal species on earth. Why has their population decreased so radically? Write a research paper charting the growth or decrease of wolf populations in North America in the last hundred years.
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