A Language Older Than Words Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Derrick Jensen
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Breaking Out.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What two things does Jensen indicate are often associated in modern culture?
(a) Violence and sex.
(b) Sex and death.
(c) Life and violence.
(d) Sex and life.

2. Why does the mother in the social security office berate her daughter?
(a) She lost her shoes.
(b) She slapped an infant.
(c) She had an accident.
(d) She stole some money.

3. What does Jensen say that trees do when they are cut down?
(a) Scream.
(b) Cry.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Whimper.

4. What is killed when Jensen cleans his barn?
(a) Dogs.
(b) Mice.
(c) Chickens.
(d) Bees.

5. According to Jensen, on what belief is the entire culture based?
(a) People are blind.
(b) The earth is alive.
(c) People are honest.
(d) The earth is inanimate.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who introduced Jensen to the idea of silencing?

2. What happens after the mice in the barn are killed?

3. From what Indian tribe is Jeannette Armstrong?

4. By what means does Jensen not get the meat that he eats?

5. What does Jim Nollman do?

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