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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Fawcett's father when he died?
(a) 70.
(b) 56.
(c) 45.
(d) 61.

2. In Chapter 10 as Fawcett searched for the Verde's source, by how many days of marching did the group run out of food?
(a) Day 11.
(b) Day 15.
(c) Day 12.
(d) Day 9.

3. In Chapter 8, when did Francis Younghusband serve as president of the Royal Geographical Society?
(a) 1919-1922.
(b) 1917-1929.
(c) 1915-1921.
(d) 1911-1919.

4. In Chapter 6, how long had it been since Fawcett left England for Ceylon?
(a) 21 years.
(b) 14 years.
(c) 8 years.
(d) 11 years.

5. When did Speke claim that he discovered the source of the Nile?
(a) 1794.
(b) 1831.
(c) 1858.
(d) 1788.

6. How tall was Fawcett?
(a) 6 feet 3 inches.
(b) Over 6 feet.
(c) 5 feet 11 inches.
(d) About 6 feet.

7. In Chapter 6 as a pack animal, how much could an ass carry?
(a) 65 pounds.
(b) 100 pounds.
(c) 120.
(d) 300.

8. In Chapter 6, what was anthropology called?
(a) Native people studies.
(b) Science of savages.
(c) Science of the undomesticated.
(d) Science of the uncivilized.

9. How deep is the Amazon River in some places?
(a) 245 feet.
(b) 15 feet.
(c) 80 feet.
(d) 300 feet.

10. In Chapter 1, what size was the SS Vauban?
(a) 492 feet.
(b) 680 feet.
(c) 321 feet.
(d) 511 feet.

11. In 1896, how many professors of anthropology were there in Great Britain?
(a) 7.
(b) 6.
(c) 4.
(d) 1.

12. In Chapter 2, how many months did Fawcett send dispatches about his expedition?
(a) 3 months.
(b) 5 months.
(c) 2 months.
(d) 8 months.

13. In 1896, what was the speed limit for automobiles raised to in London?
(a) 13 miles per hour.
(b) 16 miles per hour.
(c) 14 miles per hour.
(d) 15 miles per hour.

14. In Chapter 5, when did Grann visit the Royal Geographical Society?
(a) 2007.
(b) 2005.
(c) 2006.
(d) 2004.

15. In 1900, where were classes held at the Royal Geographical Society?
(a) Third floor.
(b) First floor.
(c) Basement.
(d) Second floor.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was Edward Ayearst Reeves in Chapter 6?

2. In Chapter 8, what was black gold?

3. In Chapter 6, how fast were automobiles first allowed to travel in London?

4. When Fawcett and Chivers left Riberalta September 25, 1906, how many desperadoes and native guides accompanied them?

5. In Chapter 1, how many years had Fawcett's adventures captivated the imaginations?

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