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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. The crane was a powerful symbol to the ancient ____________, according to the book.
(a) Egyptians.
(b) Hungarians.
(c) Spanish.
(d) Chinese.

2. At what time of day would the rooster totem be at its highest cycle of power, according to the book?
(a) Evening.
(b) Noontime.
(c) Dusk.
(d) Daybreak.

3. In order to awaken the greater fertility and life in the world, priests and priestesses performed ____________ in accordance with natural rhythms.
(a) Prayers.
(b) Sacrifices.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Rituals.

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

5. One of the easiest ways to align a person's energies with the bird totem is to ________ the feathers.
(a) Eat.
(b) Burn.
(c) Wear.
(d) Hide.

Short Answer Questions

1. Corn meal could be cast in the various directions to making offerings to the _________ for the Hopi and Pueblo Indians.

2. __________ is an ancient symbol of the astral plane and the creative element of life, which is why sea animals can also be totem animals.

3. Chickadees travel in _______, reflecting a cheerful sociableness about them, according to the author.

4. True shamans cultivate the ability to leave their ________ in order to access other parts of their consciousness.

5. Who spoke to spirits and gods through oracles, according to Andrews' research and findings?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the prayer sticks to which the author refers in this particular section of the book?

2. What is the way in which the author wants the reader to begin to learn the totems in this book?

3. What will help a person begin to see the differences between different species of birds?

4. What does Andrews say is the uncanny ability of the bobcat as an animal totem?

5. Why does Andrews believe the vulture to be a patient hunter? What qualities does the vulture have?

6. What are the qualities of squirrels and raccoons which can be attributed to humans as well?

7. What are the two species which Andrews describes in terms of their mouse catching abilities?

8. What is the status of the turkey vulture - is it a scavenger or a predator when it's out in the wild?

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

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

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