Animal-speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Ted Andrews
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The author points out that when people work with breathing and relaxation, people can reduce and eliminate __________.
(a) Work.
(b) Pain.
(c) Fear.
(d) Stress.

2. _________ are a symbol of rising from the terrestrial world, of being free of the gravity of the mundane world.
(a) Feathers.
(b) Masks.
(c) Paints.
(d) Beads.

3. The author has heard of people saying that they want to get back in touch with __________, but he does not feel we are out of touch.
(a) Nature.
(b) Spirit.
(c) Our selves.
(d) Dreams.

4. Primary flight feathers normally fall out ________________, which many people don't realize to be the case.
(a) One by one.
(b) In pairs.
(c) At birth.
(d) At death.

5. The ancient symbolism of __________is complex, but connected to the feminine forces within the universe.
(a) Grasses.
(b) Cities.
(c) Medicines.
(d) Forests.

Short Answer Questions

1. The crane was a powerful symbol to the ancient ____________, according to the book.

2. A rooster can stimulate a new sense of ______________, and it will help a person come to terms with his own wonderful eccentricities.

3. Many societies of the world recognize the importance of __________ when it comes to meaning in one's surroundings.

4. What does the author think speaks to us constantly, though a person might not always be listening closely to this communication?

5. The most important way to begin to cultivate the tool of animal speak is to make sure the person is ___________ himself with nature.

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does the location of the animal in the world matter to the interpretation of the totem animal?

2. What is the importance of the mating style of an animal when it comes to the interpretation of totems?

3. What is the reason for finding a bunch of feathers all at once, as the author explains to the reader?

4. What groups were named with animal names in order to show their connection to certain animals?

5. Give some examples in which attributes of an animal might be given to a human via description.

6. What is the reason why birds let go of their feathers, according to the findings and the research of the author?

7. In the ancient history of the Native American tribes, what was the relationship between animals and people?

8. What is the author's definition and explanation of what a fetish is in relationship to personal workings?

9. What are some of the attributes of the pigeon, as Andrews includes in this opening section's examples?

10. What is the recommendation the author makes in order for a person to become more sensitive to his surroundings?

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