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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was the name of the bay horse?
2. What word was used to describe a quarrel or discussion?
3. How many princes had been blinded by the Abyssinian emperor?
4. What were the villagers sacrificing?
(a) A goat.
(b) A python.
(c) A duiker.
(d) A bull.
5. How many leopards were killed during the hunt?
6. What did the leopard do to the Palmers?
(a) Ate several of their goats.
(b) Destroyed part of the house.
(c) Ate one of their dogs.
(d) Knocked down fencing.
7. What was Sammy's new wife's name?
8. Why did Kupanya claim that Njombo was not one of his men?
(a) Because he had violated village rules.
(b) Because he had become Christian.
(c) Because he worked for Europeans.
(d) Because he was Masai.
9. How many spare rooms did the Palmer's stone bungalow have?
10. What did the first trap catch?
(a) A python.
(b) A leopard.
(c) A goat.
(d) A hyena.
11. What special item did Lettice Palmer provide for her two dogs?
(a) Silver food bowls.
(b) Separate kennels.
(d) Separate dog runs.
12. With whom did Elspeth stay during the safari?
(a) Mrs. Nimmo.
(d) The Crawfords.
13. Why did Hereward dismiss the Dutch hunting skills?
(a) They were only interested in selling pelts.
(b) They were only capable of trapping.
(c) They were not brave.
(d) They were not skillful with rifles.
14. What did Elspeth sleep on?
(a) A mattress on the floor.
(b) A camp-bed.
(c) A sleeping bag.
15. What happened to the leopard caught in the trap?
(a) It was trapped but still alive.
(b) It escaped without injury.
(c) It was injured, but escaped.
(d) It was killed instantly.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the roof made of?
2. What article of clothing did Mrs. Nimmo give to Elspeth?
3. Whom did Tilly contact about getting another dog for the Palmers?
4. What was special about the animal killed by the hunters in Chapter 12?
5. What had the python eaten?
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