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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. On what holiday was it once thought that seeing certain birds would foretell the partner a woman would choose?
(a) Thanksgiving.
(b) Christmas.
(c) Valentine's Day.
(d) New Year's Day.

2. As a lifelong student of ____________, with a formal background in literature and linguistics, the author has continuously found links to the animal word in life.
(a) Judaism.
(b) Islam.
(c) Christianity.
(d) Mysticism.

3. True shamans cultivate the ability to leave their ________ in order to access other parts of their consciousness.
(a) Bodies.
(b) Homes.
(c) Children.
(d) Wives.

4. What is any natural object, animal, or being to whose phenomena and energy to which a person feels closely associated with during his life?
(a) Guide.
(b) Totem.
(c) Familiar.
(d) Partner.

5. Interesting to note, birds do not run out of ___________. They simply fly into it to get what they need.
(a) Food.
(b) Water.
(c) Energy.
(d) Breath.

Short Answer Questions

1. The crow can recall ________ connections to those times and cultures, but also reflects some of the archetypal forces that it can connect with us.

2. What is the study of the interaction between living things and their environments, according to the book?

3. It is important to learn the specific qualities of your feather and its ____________ in order for a healing to be most effective.

4. In many cases, the early priests and priestesses would adopt the guise of ___________, wearing skins and masks to symbolize reawakening.

5. A person will want to take the feathers out from time to time to breathe on them, helping to _________ them.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the main concern with the idea of the faerie realm, according to the author, which is why he brings it up?

2. What are some other ways in which to use the power of feathers in one's daily life?

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

4. Why are feathers important fetishes for people to work with in relation to magic and personal power?

5. What is the relationship between predator and prey, as is described in this opening section of the book?

6. What are some examples of other fetishes which may help a person connect to his personal power?

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

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

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

10. What do self knowledge and augury allow a person to do in his life, according to Andrews in the book?

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