Philosophy in Life of Pi: Quotes & Explanation


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What is Pi's philosophy of life and death in Life of Pi?

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1. What does Pi compare a tie that someone might wear to work to in Life of Pi?

2. Why does Pi tell the story of how he got his nickname in Life of Pi?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these quiz and worksheet questions to make sure you know what the philosophy of Pi from Life of Pi. You will be quizzed on his words and beliefs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz questions you'll measure your understanding of:

  • The importance of the origin of Pi's name
  • Pi's philosophy on life and death
  • The emotion Pi believes can defeat life

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as Pi's view on things that are hard to believe
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Pi compares a workers tie to
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Pi's views on life, death, and living

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this novel, review the lesson titled Philosophy in Life of Pi: Quotes & Explanation. It will cover things like:

  • The one faith Pi cannot believe
  • How Pi grieves for his family
  • The way Pi faces the officials' skepticism