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

2. In Chapter 1, how old was Fawcett?
(a) 39.
(b) 43.
(c) 61.
(d) 57.

3. In Chapter 8, when did Fawcett and Chivers begin their journey to Bolivia to map borders?
(a) June 21, 1908.
(b) May 11, 1907.
(c) July 4, 1906.
(d) April 4, 1905.

4. How old was Edward Ayearst Reeves in Chapter 6?
(a) 41.
(b) Late 30s.
(c) Early 30s.
(d) 39.

5. When Fawcett and Chivers left Riberalta September 25, 1906, how many desperadoes and native guides accompanied them?
(a) 20.
(b) 25.
(c) 30.
(d) 15.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 2, how many Indian tribes did the Brazilian government estimate at the time of the writing of the book had never been contacted by outsiders?

2. In Chapter 1, what occupation did Jack Fawcett wish to pursue after he returned from the expedition to Z?

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

4. In Chapter 8, when Sir Roger Casement investigated mistreatment of Indians in the Amazon, how many Indian did he estimate had died at the hands of one rubber company alone?

5. When did Venetian cartographer Fra Mauro create one of the most exhaustive maps of the world?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened to Lynch and his party at the end of Chapter 2?

2. In Chapter 1, why was Fawcett well-known?

3. In Chapter 6, how were students taught to lead an expedition?

4. In Chapter 1, what book was said to be based on Fawcett's experiences?

5. Where does the Amazon river begin?

6. In Chapter 8, what mission did Sir George Taubman Goldie ask Fawcett to undertake?

7. In Chapter 3, what does the author say happened when he was working on a story?

8. In Chapter 6, who was Edward Ayearst Reeves?

9. How was Fawcett taught to see everything around him?

10. Why were explorers and mapmakers recruited by the British government to serve as spies?

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