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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. Why would have been better for Nhuong if he had caught the otter with its eyes still closed?
(a) It would not have remembered that it was kidnapped.
(b) It would have not have cried for its siblings.
(c) It would have thought he was its parent.
(d) It would have been more willing to catch fish for him.
2. Where did the author first travel to with his father at twelve years old?
(a) The city.
(c) The mountains.
(d) The jungle.
3. Why did lowland buffalo not make good fighters?
(a) They had a different diet.
(b) They were spoiled.
(c) They never had to look after themselves.
(d) They were not brought up with fierce animals.
4. What is an otter's party?
(a) An otter's foray into the home of a human.
(b) An otter's protest at problems on the river.
(c) A rare gathering of otter's at the riverbank.
(d) An otter's march from one home to another.
5. What is the hog's skin usually covered with?
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the author's family mainly grow on their land?
2. What did the villagers have to travel across to get to the nearest town?
3. What kind of animal does Tank do battle with one dry season?
4. Who pulls Tank away from the fight?
5. What do the men use to make stretchers?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why were tigers such a nuisance to the villagers?
2. What did the villagers do with the wild hog?
3. How did the villagers stop wild animals from getting into their houses?
4. Why was the author's father so important to the village?
5. How did the female otter protect her cubs?
6. What did the author learn on his first trip to the jungle?
7. How did the farmers use their dogs to capture the wild hogs?
8. How did Nhuong's cousin teach the song birds different songs?
9. What is the best way for a hunter to kill a lone wild hog?
10. Describe the authors role on the farm as a child?
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