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Life of Pi Part 1 QUIZ Review
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Pi's hometown in India where his family zoo is located.
Destination where Santosh wants to take his family, where Pi lives after his recovery in Mexico.
The studies of animals. A course Pi studies in college
Pi's older brother. Teases Pi over his devotion to three religions.
A person who disbelieves in the existence of God
The Catholic priest who introduces Pi to Christianity after Pi wanders into his church. Tells him Christian stories.
Pi's wife, whom the author meets briefly in Toronto.
The city in Mexico where Pi is founded and where he rests in the hospital
Taught Pi how to swim as a child. Tells Yann Martel about Pi's story.
A shipping company. Found in Author's notes
Pi studies these in the jungles of Braziel due to their clam, quiet, and introspective which soothed his shattered self.
Owner of Pondicherry Zoo, teaches his two sons not only to care for and control wild animals, but to fear them. Later moves to Canada with his family due to the difficult conditions in Canada.
The tiger Mr. Patel uses to demonstrate animals are dangerous. Kills the goat in the cage.
A Bengal Tiger, received his name from his captor. Shares the lifeboat with Pi after killing the Hyena. Understands Pi's the alpha and dominant.
Goes by Nick, Pi's son, plays baseball
Pi's 4 year old daughter. She is shy but very close to her father.
The world soul in Hinduism.
The part of Braham that is without qualities, lies beyond understanding, beyond description, beyond approach.
The part of Braham expressed in humans, animals, trees, earth, everything.
Means Uncle, Nickname for Mr. Adirubasamy.
A branch of science that deals with the origin of the universe, especially the solar system.
Piscine Molitor Patel
Protagonist of the story. Studies zoology and religion.
Satish Kumar Muslim Baker
A plain-featured Muslim, has a strong effect on Pi's academic plans which leads Pi to studying religion in college.
Satish Kumar Biology Teacher
Atheist, a polio survivor, body shaped like a triangle, and his devotion to scientific inquiry and explanation inspires Pi to study zoology in college.
When an animal takes a human being, or another animal, to be one of its kind. Such as Peak accepting the goat when he is lonely.
Ship that sinks with Pi's family.
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