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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 determined to escape.
(b) It was extremely aggressive.
(c) It was too expensive to feed.
(d) The panda was on loan from another zoo.
2. Emil claims there is enough food to "gorge the countless _____ of South America."
3. What upsets Emil about Duck Season?
(a) It is only illegal to kill a duck when they have migrated away.
(b) He thinks it should last all year.
(c) It is disgraceful to kill a duck with a gun.
(d) He does not think ducks should be shot in the spring.
4. How does George describe ducks' migration?
(a) Ducks have an internal GPS system.
(b) Ducks are extremely psychologically deep and complicated.
(c) Ducks like to land in his backyard.
(d) Ducks like to go where it's nice at that time.
5. What does Emil claim is killing birds found on beaches?
(a) Gasoline in their lungs.
(b) Lack of food.
(c) Lack of sunlight.
(d) Mutated fish.
6. What are the men contemplating at the end of the play?
(a) They are contemplating what to eat for lunch.
(b) They are contemplating how the world might turn someday.
(c) They are contemplating hawks.
(d) They are contemplating the park.
7. Who is the hereditary Enemy of the Duck?
(a) The Blue Heron.
(c) Small vicious children.
8. How tall does George claim the pandas were?
(a) Six feet tall.
(b) Two stories tall.
(c) Four stories tall.
(d) Three feet tall.
9. How is the duck hierarchy organized?
(a) Everyone just flies.
(b) There are intricate tiers of power.
(c) There is a democratic voting system.
(d) There is a lead duck and the others follow.
10. What is one of the important things needed to hunt a duck?
(b) A bow and arrow.
(c) Good eyesight.
11. According to George and Emil, what has a purpose?
(a) Only certain things.
(d) Only certain things at specific times.
12. What is the first thing the men spot on the water?
(a) They see a swan.
(b) They see a bicycle.
(c) They see a boat.
(d) They see a shark.
13. George claims the balance of nature is dependent upon what?
(a) A professional spectator sport.
(d) Naturalist conservators.
14. According to George, a duck on his deathbed is in tune with what?
(a) The way he has died.
(b) His duck family.
(c) The hunter who killed him.
15. At a hunting, what is the first sign of an approaching duck?
(a) Its scent on the wind.
Short Answer Questions
1. What other groups of animals fly, though not in the same category as birds?
2. What does Emil think the duck lacks in his life?
3. Upon the duck's death, what law does George mention?
4. What group of people does George say are modeled after animals?
5. What imaginary line do Emil and George dream of flying over as ducks?
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