Animal-speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small Test | Final Test - Easy

Ted Andrews
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chaldea, the goddess of _________ was pictured as riding on an ass in the stories which are told.
(a) Death.
(b) Water.
(c) Food.
(d) Humility.

2. In pagan traditions, the wren is connected to the ___________ gods and goddesses, according to the book.
(a) Earth.
(b) Water.
(c) Fire.
(d) Air.

3. Armadillo is _________ for little armored one, according to its description in the book.
(a) Spanish.
(b) Italian.
(c) French.
(d) Portuguese.

4. Some may find it easier to begin to connect with an animal by looking for the most __________ feature of the animal.
(a) Significant.
(b) Hidden.
(c) Feminine.
(d) Dark colored.

5. When Halcyone threw herself into the ocean because she missed her dead husband so much, the gods were impressed and turned her and her husband into ____________.
(a) Kestrels.
(b) Gulls.
(c) Red-tailed hawks.
(d) Kingfishers.

6. In the Greek tradition, the woodpecker occupied the throne of ___________, considered sacred to this god of thunder.
(a) Apollo.
(b) Zeus.
(c) Hera.
(d) Hermes.

7. Once a woman dressed in white buffalo fur appeared and brought to the Lakota the _____________.
(a) Sacred books.
(b) Buffalo symbol.
(c) Sacred pipe.
(d) Prayer stick.

8. The sense of __________ is a strong stimulant to the sex drive, especially in armadillos, but in all species.
(a) Touch.
(b) Sight.
(c) Taste.
(d) Smell.

9. The bobcat is a __________ animal and those with this totem may find themselves in a similar situation.
(a) Quiet.
(b) Beautiful.
(c) Skittish.
(d) Solitary.

10. As a person begins to discover his _________, he may find these animals come to him in dreams or in meditations.
(a) Totems.
(b) Ancestors.
(c) Beliefs.
(d) Fears.

11. Once a person begins to explore animals more closely, he cannot observe __________ objectively anymore.
(a) Truth.
(b) Spirituality.
(c) Nature.
(d) Questions.

12. The author points out that while people feel 'ritual' is a scary word, we all have personal _________ associated with every human expression.
(a) Truths.
(b) Rites.
(c) Beliefs.
(d) Sacrifices.

13. The author also suggests a person create a __________, with pictures and descriptions of the animal surrounding a picture of the person.
(a) Painting.
(b) Photo.
(c) Collage.
(d) Mosaic.

14. Herons are a part of a group of birds called __________, according to the book.
(a) Gliders.
(b) Waders.
(c) Perchers.
(d) Fishers.

15. What distinguishes mammals from other animals is that mammals ________________ and they give birth to live young.
(a) Breathe air.
(b) Eat plants.
(c) Think.
(d) Eat eggs.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the Greek tradition, the vulture is thought to be descended from the __________, a mythical creature.

2. The vulture can ________ for hours without flapping its wings, allowing it to be a patient hunter.

3. Female bears give birth during __________, with usually two to three cubs being born at a time.

4. In the Native American tradition, the woodpecker is a bird connected with the ___________ of the Earth itself.

5. Because of their system of communication, gulls are good teachers of how to talk with and to read _____________.

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