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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. Why does Ayla start paying attention to Zoug?
(a) She wants to watch him make slings.
(b) She feels bad for him because his mate died.
(c) She wants to please Creb, who suggests Zoug might be a good mate for her.
(d) Brun tells Ayla to pay attention to Zoug.
2. What happens to the shelter?
(a) The earthquake causes a fire that burns it.
(b) It washes away in a flood.
(c) It is struck by lightning.
(d) The earth splits open and swallows it.
3. What happens while the women are preparing the mammoth for the journey home?
(a) Brac falls into the rushing stream and nearly drowns.
(b) Brac wanders off and gets lost.
(c) A hyena grabs Brac and carries him off.
(d) Brac gets too close to the herd and is trampled by mammoth.
4. What are the men doing when Ayla sees them in the clearing?
(a) Making tools
(b) Returning from a hunt
(c) Practicing with their weapons
(d) Having a sacred ceremony
5. What does Ayla do that makes Creb bond with her?
(a) She tugs his beard.
(b) She tries to tell him her name.
(c) She gives him flowers.
(d) She touches his scarred face without inhibition.
Short Answer Questions
1. What skill does Ayla have already that helps her learn to track animals?
2. What does Brun do when Broud finally decides to rebuke Ayla for her insolence?
3. How does Iza transport the unconscious girl?
4. How does Ayla act towards Broud after the beating?
5. Why does Broud constantly harass Ayla?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Iza fear will happen after she dies?
2. How does the girl stay warm at night?
3. What does Brun realize when he sees the hyena's wounds?
4. What does Ayla decide while she is practicing with the sling?
5. What does the clan do with deformed babies?
6. What is Creb's argument for not cursing Ayla for almost trying to force Brun to accept the baby?
7. What does Ayla focus on once cursed with death?
8. Why are Brun and Broud and their mates relieved when they return to the cave?
9. Why does Ayla think she should be able to keep the baby?
10. How does Ayla feel after the animal attack?
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