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Quang Nhuong Huynh
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does one stop a snake from biting?
(a) By stroking its body.
(b) By holding its head.
(c) By biting its tail.
(d) By looking in its eyes.

2. Who did Nhuong send to deliver a message to his family?
(a) Hung.
(b) Bert.
(c) Armor.
(d) Tank.

3. What did the author have to stop the water buffalo nibbling on?
(a) Rice plants.
(b) Nettles.
(c) Coconuts.
(d) Sugar cane.

4. How does one stop a snake from squeezing a person to death?
(a) By pinching its belly.
(b) By pressing its forehead.
(c) By biting its tail.
(d) By tickling its belly.

5. What kind of animal does Tank do battle with one dry season?
(a) A bear.
(b) An elephant.
(c) A tiger.
(d) A lion.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the most feared animal on the river?

2. What does the author say the villagers became during the dry season?

3. What would the otters eat at their party?

4. Why would have been better for Nhuong if he had caught the otter with its eyes still closed?

5. What did Nhuong's father do to ensure Tank was not taken again?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did the villagers travel from other villages and towns?

2. What did the villagers do with the wild hog?

3. How did Nhuong's cousin tame a python?

4. How did Mr. Short's life change after the loss of his tail?

5. How did the thieves make sure that Tank could not thrash around and snap the rope that tied him to the tree?

6. What did the author learn on his first trip to the jungle?

7. Why was the horse snake the most feared animal?

8. What problems did the wild hog cause the farmers it attacked?

9. How did the farmers use their dogs to capture the wild hogs?

10. How did Tank escape the thieves?

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