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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the Navajo way to release a ghost for its infinite wandering?
(a) Burn the hogan.
(b) Break a hole in the hogan wall.
(c) Prayer.
(d) A quick burial.

2. What is Naranjo's hat made of?
(a) Straw.
(b) Polyester.
(c) Wool.
(d) He doesn't wear a hat.

3. Leaphorn estimates that Short Bowlegs was killed when?
(a) 30 minutes before Leaphorn's arrival.
(b) The day before.
(c) Early that morning.
(d) Several hours.

4. In Chapter 5, who does Leaphorn witness driving away from the commune?
(a) Ted Isaacs.
(b) Two men and two women.
(c) Dr. Reynolds.
(d) Susanne.

5. In Chapter 8, why does Leaphorn wait before entering the hogan?
(a) He wants time to think.
(b) Navajo custom and manners.
(c) He doesn't think anyone's at home.
(d) He wants to observe.

6. In Chapter 5, what surprise does Leaphorn see emerging from the arbor?
(a) George Bowlegs.
(b) A human with a bird head.
(c) A human with a deer head.
(d) Ted Isaacs.

7. In Chapter 10, why is O'Malley angry with Leaphorn?
(a) For being Navajo.
(b) For investigating the Bowlegs hogan.
(c) For not finding George Bowlegs.
(d) For being insolent.

8. In Chapter 3, who says that George ran away from the kachina?
(a) Shorty Bowlegs.
(b) Ed Pasquaanti.
(c) Joe Leaphorn.
(d) Cecil Bowlegs.

9. What does Leaphorn find in the Bowleg's stables?
(a) Tracks of two horses.
(b) Cecil Bowlegs.
(c) Two horses.
(d) One horse.

10. In Chapter 10, to what job is Naranjo assigned?
(a) Monitoring the highways.
(b) Covering non-Navajo periphery of the Zuni reservation.
(c) Escorting the federal agents around.
(d) Interviewing the Zuni.

11. Isaacs shows Leaphorn a rectangular pink stone from the butt-end of a lance point. What is it made of?
(a) Petrified granite.
(b) Flaked flint.
(c) Silicified bamboo.
(d) Parallet quartz.

12. According to Leaphorn's observations, how many men and women live at the commune?
(a) Three men and five women.
(b) Four men and three women.
(c) Five men and two women.
(d) Six men and four women.

13. According to Leaphorn, what are the colors of dry country autumn where he lives?
(a) Blue, gold, and gray.
(b) Red, orange, and gold.
(c) Crimson, blue, and orange.
(d) Gold, gray, and green.

14. In Chapter 9, Leaphorn deduces that a horse is missing. Who has it?
(a) Susanne.
(b) George Bowlegs.
(c) Dr. Reynolds.
(d) Halsey.

15. Who tells Leaphorn that kachinas are invisible unless you're about to die?
(a) Father Ingles.
(b) Ed Pasquaanti.
(c) A college roommate.
(d) The commune neighbors.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 6, who is wearing good, but dirty boots?

2. Who is in charge of the investigation introduced in Chapter 2?

3. According to Cecil, who stole something from the anthropologists at the dig site?

4. In Chapter 6, what is the last message that Leaphorn receives from the Window Rock operator?

5. Who are Bacobi and Atarque?

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