In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World Test | Final Test - Easy

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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Earth Starter created a mud ball with the mud Turtle brought back, how large did it get?
(a) As large as the earth.
(b) As big as a nut.
(c) As large as a star.
(d) As big as the moon.

2. Who came down from the sky?
(a) Pehe-ipe.
(b) Earth Starter.
(c) Coyote.
(d) Maidu.

3. Why was Maidere angry with Dog?
(a) Dog didn't guard woman.
(b) Dog was asleep.
(c) Dog was woman's best friend.
(d) Dog wouldn't meet him at the door.

4. What was Maidere carrying when he came back from seeing Ulgen?
(a) Clothing.
(b) Woman's friend.
(c) A flute.
(d) The breath of life.

5. How much mud did Turtle bring back with him?
(a) A small amount under his nails.
(b) More than there was water on the earth.
(c) A bucket full.
(d) Enough to fill the raft.

6. According to chapter 11, in the beginning there was only water and what?
(a) Birds.
(b) Fish and sharks.
(c) Dogs.
(d) Water animals.

7. What sprang up over where the divine woman was buried?
(a) Plants.
(b) Trees.
(c) Rocks.
(d) Water.

8. In chapter 9, what was the only thing that existed in the beginning?
(a) The earth.
(b) God.
(c) Darkness.
(d) Light.

9. Where did Mawu live?
(a) The south.
(b) The north.
(c) The west.
(d) The east.

10. What did Ulgen ask Maidere?
(a) To promise never to try to take his power.
(b) If he would be his partner in creating the earth.
(c) If he liked Erlik.
(d) Why the other men never changed.

11. How many children did the woman have?
(a) Seven.
(b) Three.
(c) Two.
(d) One.

12. What did Ulgen give the man?
(a) The sun, moon and stars.
(b) A spirit.
(c) Brothers and sisters.
(d) Clothing.

13. Why did Karora burst from the ground?
(a) He was tired of sleeping.
(b) Because there was light.
(c) Karora is still in the ground.
(d) Water flooded his slumber.

14. What did Ulgen create after he banished Erlik?
(a) The heavens.
(b) The sky.
(c) The afterlife.
(d) The earth.

15. Where does Karora lie asleep?
(a) At the bottom of the ocean.
(b) On top of Tjenterama's body.
(c) At the bottom of the soak.
(d) At the edge of the water.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did the woman die?

2. How many trees did Ulgen create on earth?

3. Who is the trickster in chapter 10?

4. What instrument did Erlik play for the woman?

5. Who was left to guard the woman Maidere was trying to make?

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