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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. Who might NOT be considered a Spirit Being, according to the definition laid out by Andrews?
(a) Gods.
(b) Fairies.
(c) Elves.
(d) Demons.

2. A rooster can stimulate a new sense of ______________, and it will help a person come to terms with his own wonderful eccentricities.
(a) Faith.
(b) Hope.
(c) Optimism.
(d) Understanding.

3. What kinds of feathers are found beneath the contour of other feathers on the bird?
(a) Coverts.
(b) Primary.
(c) Down.
(d) Contour.

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

5. What is the study of the interaction between living things and their environments, according to the book?
(a) Shamanism.
(b) Ecology.
(c) Augury.
(d) Indican.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. The animals should be seen as ___________ powers which provide symbols in our everyday lives.

3. One popular belief was that if a bird flew to the ___________ before the start of a trip, that would indicate it would go well.

4. The cowbird is thought of as a cruel bird as it deposits its ________ in the nests of other birds.

5. _________ are often reminders to listen closely - to pay attention to what is blowing on the winds.

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

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

6. Is it necessary to have a strong reason for looking up an animal within this book?

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

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

9. What does Andrews say about the feathers as they are removed from a bird during preening?

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

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