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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why couldn't the zoo keep the Giant Panda?
(a) The panda was on loan from another zoo.
(b) The panda was determined to escape.
(c) It was extremely aggressive.
(d) It was too expensive to feed.
2. What is Emil angry that he can no longer burn?
3. What does George think separates men from boys?
(a) Waking up at dawn.
(c) Age sixteen.
4. According to George, what would a duck lack on his deathbed?
(a) A duck would be without understanding.
(b) A duck would lack good memories.
(c) A duck would lack remorse.
(d) A duck would be without love.
5. What does Emil want the duck to do?
(a) He wants the duck to make one last attempt to live.
(b) He wants the duck to magically be fine.
(c) He wants the duck to feed the hunter.
(d) He wants the duck's friends to comfort it.
6. What group of people does George say are modeled after animals?
(a) The Brazilians.
(b) The Canadians.
(c) The Japanese.
(d) The French.
7. Where is the duck after being shot?
(a) Still in the sky, flying home.
(b) Lying in the marsh.
(c) In the hunter's bag.
(d) Lying in a tree.
8. What do they feel is the major difference between the two birds?
(a) They are in different color families.
(b) They are different sizes.
(c) There are different degrees of self-respect.
(d) They live on different continents.
9. What did Ancient Greek men used to feed ducks?
10. Being a loner in the world is not George's what?
(a) Bag of tea.
(b) Tune to whistle.
(d) Ball of wax.
11. What does Emil think the old men of the Ancient Greeks were incapable of doing?
(c) Appreciating ducks.
12. According to George, a duck on his deathbed is in tune with what?
(a) The hunter who killed him.
(b) The way he has died.
(c) His duck family.
13. What concerns Emil about ducks' safety in the wild?
(a) He is concerned about the ducks facing bad weather.
(b) He is concerned about the ducks' natural predators.
(c) He is concerned about the ducks getting exhausted during flight.
(d) He is concerned about the ducks drowning.
14. What do George and Emil think of life without friends?
(a) It would not be worth living.
(b) It would be fantastic.
(c) It would be lonely.
(d) It would be natural.
15. According to George, the duck is full of what?
Short Answer Questions
1. What can ducks do at birth that humans cannot?
2. What animal used to be at the other zoo, but died?
3. What does Emil call domesticated ducks?
4. What does George claim thrives from living alone?
5. At a hunting, what is the first sign of an approaching duck?
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