HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Japanese cormorant fishermen keep alive tradition that belongs to another age [January 22, 2019]

HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Japanese cormorant fishermen keep alive tradition that belongs to another age [January 22, 2019]

1. 

2. It is because lights/flames must be used to attract the fish/trout/ayu.

3. a draw/by drawing lots/a random selection/by randomly selecting boats

4. A

5. D

6. (i) True 

(ii) False

(iii) Not given

(iv) False

7. to attract tourists/in hopes of being listed on the Unesco World Heritage List

8. squawking birds, shouting fishermen, boatmen banging sticks

9.  1: The system used to attract ayu is activated. 
      2: The distribution of boats on the river is decided by a draw of lots.
      3: Loops are tied around the cormorants’ necks.
      4: Usho remove ayu from the cormorants’ throats.
      NOT USED: Each bird is given an ayu so that it knows the appropriate fish to catch
      NOT USED: Usho gather the cormorants to prepare for the evening.

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