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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Yellow Kidney include White Man's Dog in the raiding party heading for the Crow camp?
(a) Because White Man's Dog and Fast Horse are close friends.
(b) Because he wants to teach White Man's Dog to toughen up.
(c) Out of respect for White Man's Dog's father.
(d) So that he will have someone to blame if all does not go well.
2. How has Yellow Kidney reacted to his disfigurement since he has returned home to the Lone Eaters?
(a) He has overcome his handicap with fierce determination.
(b) He has become a leading voice of wisdom in the camp.
(c) He no longer touches his wife and chooses to live in self-pity.
(d) He prays for healing and takes long solitary walks.
3. What events make Red Paint question the fairness of fate?
(a) That Fools Crow was a war hero, yet is not made a chief.
(b) That the dreams of her husband has caused him to kill a Napikwan.
(c) The raid on Bull Shield's camp was not successful.
(d) That her father is maimed, her mother unhappy, that Boss Ribs has to turn his son away, and yet Fast Horse lives.
4. What concerns Rides-at-the-door regarding White Man's Dog's choice of a wife?
(a) White Man's Dog will be responsible for Yellow Kidney's entire family.
(b) He does not think White Man's Dog is ready to marry.
(c) He fears the woman will not be a good wife to White Man's Dog.
(d) White Man's Dog will lose position in the camp.
5. Who is the main protagonist in this story around whose life this story revolves?
(a) Fast Horse.
(b) White Man's Dog.
6. What losses do the Pikunis suffer as a result of the battle at Bull Shield's camp?
(a) Six dead, 13 missing and 7 severely wounded.
(b) None dead or missing and only 7 wounded.
(c) White Man's Dog and his father are the only survivors.
(d) White Man's Dog and Fox Eyes are the only ones wounded.
7. Which of the Lone Eaters does Owl Child invite to come visit him?
(b) White Man's Dog.
(c) Three Bears.
(d) Fast Horse.
8. What does Mik-api do when White Man's Dog tells him about his dream of the white-faced girl?
(a) Mik-api performs a purifying ceremony.
(b) Mik-api banishes Fast Horse from the Lone Eaters.
(c) Mik-api sends White Man's Dog on a dream quest.
(d) Mik-api scolds White Man's Dog for not telling this dream sooner.
9. What is the history of the relationship between the Pikunis and the Napikwans as told by Rides-at-the-door?
(a) The Pikunis were almost exterminated by the Napikwans and have feared them ever since.
(b) The Pikunis have always fought the Napikwans since they first intruded on Pikunis lands.
(c) The Pikunis learned to live with the Napikwans, giving them lands and thinking the Napikwans would be satisfied, but the Napikwans continually break their word.
(d) The Pikunis never learned to live with the Napikwans who stole their lands and continually break their promises.
10. Who is against killing the Napikwans?
(a) Rides-at-the-door and Three Bears.
(b) Fools Crow and Red Paint.
(c) Fast Horse and Owl Child.
(d) Fools Crow and Fast Horse.
11. What color horse does Owl Child sit on?
(a) Black and White.
12. In Chapters 5 and 6, which of the following is NOT something the author has revealed to the reader about the Pikunis culture?
(a) That honor plays an important role in the Pikunis culture.
(b) That a Pikunis healer could be either a medicine man or a medicine woman.
(c) That the Pikunis value craftiness.
(d) That the Pikunis believe that not acting or believing on a dream can change the direction of lives.
13. What does Rides-at-the-door think they should do about the Napikwans?
(a) He thinks they should join Fast Horse and Owl Child and fight the Napikwans.
(b) He thinks they should move the camp farther from the Napikwans.
(c) He thinks they should pray and hold a cleansing ritual.
(d) He thinks they should leave them alone.
14. In Chapter 13, who arrives at the Lone Eaters' camp?
(a) The seizers, wearing blue uniforms.
(b) Owl Child and Fast Horse.
(c) The seizers, wearing war paint.
(d) Members of Bull Shield's camp, wearing blue uniforms.
15. What does White Man's Dog sing as he rides into Bull Shield's camp?
(a) White Man's Dog sings his victory song.
(b) White Man's Dog sings his death song.
(c) White Man's Dog sings his power song.
(d) White Man's Dog sings his battle cry.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does White Man's Dog do for Yellow Kidney's lodge in his absence?
2. How long does it take for the injured man to regain consciousness?
3. What does White Man's Dog think his dream means?
4. Why would the author use so much Native American terminology in this story?
5. How does the author foreshadow that Fast Horse will bring bad fortune to the Pikunis?
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