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Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the hereditary Enemy of the Duck?
(a) The Blue Heron.
(c) Small vicious children.
2. Which of these is not a tool used for hunting ducks mentioned by the men?
(a) A grenade.
(b) A telescope.
(c) A gun.
(d) A radio.
3. What kind of housing do George and Emil live in?
4. Of what quality is the boat?
(a) The boat is made of plastic.
(b) The boat is falling apart.
(c) The boat is expensive.
(d) The boat is cheap-looking.
5. George and Emil disagree that ducks can do what at birth?
(a) Follow their mothers.
Short Answer Questions
1. What concerns Emil about ducks' safety in the wild?
2. What does Emil think about George's musings on the deaths of ducks?
3. What animal used to be at the other zoo, but died?
4. What is a blatter?
5. George claims the balance of nature is dependent upon what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What other societies does George claim have been modeled after ducks?
2. What advantages do ducks have that Blue Herons do not?
3. What does Emil predict with happen in the future with disposing of leaves?
4. What do the fat old Ancient Greeks and the birds of prey have in common?
5. Why do George and Emil support spending money on wildlife?
6. Where do Emil and George go to converse, and why?
7. Why does George talk about symbiosis?
8. What aspect of barnyard ducks' lives do George and Emil agree they are better off not knowing?
9. What occurrences are part of George and Emil's belief that everything has a purpose?
10. What is George's account of the hunter who came across the ducks in the clearing?
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