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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. What does Ayla remember Zoug saying about killing animals that are meat eaters?
(a) Meat eaters are the best food for winter.
(b) It is better to kill them with a sling because you do not have to get so close.
(c) Animals like a lynx or larger are easy to kill with a sling.
(d) If you miss a meat eater with the sling, you can always follow up with a spear thrust.
2. What animal is Ayla's first true kill?
(a) A hyena
(b) A wolf
(c) A lynx
(d) A wolverine
3. What does Iza think is a usually a problem for women delivering babies?
(a) Not enough males are born.
(b) The babies' heads are too large.
(c) The babies are born too soon.
(d) Not enough females are born.
4. Why does Brun reprimand Broud?
(a) Broud is taunting Ayla.
(b) Broud is beating Vorn.
(c) Broud is pestering the women too much.
(d) Broud is being lazy.
5. Why does Creb reprimand Ayla?
(a) Ayla is drawing counting marks in the sand.
(b) Ayla is being lazy.
(c) Ayla is pestering Iza too much.
(d) Ayla is being discourteous by looking at other people's conversations.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is destined to be Broud's mate?
2. What does Ayla find when she is looking for a place to practice her sling skills?
3. How many members does the clan have after losing some in the earthquake?
4. What must happen for Iza to stay at Creb's hearth?
5. How does Ayla survive the attack after the sling misses it's mark?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Broud cuff Ayla?
2. How does Ayla act towards Broud after she returns?
3. Why was Creb allowed to live after his difficult birth?
4. What does Ayla decide while she is practicing with the sling?
5. How does Ayla feel about the strange people caring for her?
6. What things does Creb consider when selecting a totem for a child?
7. What is Creb's unique ability?
8. What is the punishment for a woman who touches a weapon?
9. How does Ayla feel after the animal attack?
10. What causes the girl to run after the earthquake?
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