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

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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Turtle get the earth for Earth Starter?
(a) From the top of the raft.
(b) From the top of a mountain.
(c) From the bottom of the sea.
(d) From underneath his shell.

2. What did Erlik offer Dog?
(a) Attention.
(b) A fur coat.
(c) A bone.
(d) A cat.

3. In chapter 8, what is the Great Mother's name?
(a) Nana Buluku.
(b) Abomey.
(c) Mawu.
(d) Lisa.

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

5. What is the name of Nayambi's wife?
(a) Spider.
(b) Nasilele.
(c) Kamonu.
(d) Nyambi.

6. What happened to all of the bandicoots in the area?
(a) The bandicoots married Karora's daughters.
(b) Tjenterama banished them.
(c) Karora's sons at them all.
(d) They fell into the Karora Dip.

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

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

9. What curse did Maidere put on Dog?
(a) He would never be happy.
(b) He would grow fur.
(c) He would die.
(d) He would be bald forever.

10. Why did Spider lower a thread for Nyambi?
(a) So he could view his creations.
(b) So he could escape Kamonu.
(c) So Kamonu could find him.
(d) So Spider could eath Nyambi.

11. Where did the Bandicoots come from?
(a) Karora's navel and armpits.
(b) The sky above Karora.
(c) Karora's mouth.
(d) Under the ground where Karora slept.

12. What was everywhere in the beginning of chapter 7?
(a) Water.
(b) Land.
(c) Fire.
(d) Air.

13. How many trees did Ulgen create on earth?
(a) 4.
(b) 10.
(c) 8.
(d) 1.

14. Where did Ulgen banish Erlik to as punishment?
(a) Down to be the leader of the dead spirits.
(b) To the ocean.
(c) To the sky to watch over the spirits.
(d) To the earth.

15. What did Ulgen order Maidere to come down from the mountain and create?
(a) Women.
(b) Children.
(c) Animals.
(d) Men.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the water filled crater Karora formed?

2. Where is the myth of Earth Starter from?

3. What did Maidere need Ulgen's help creating?

4. How much mud did Turtle bring back with him?

5. What is the myth in chapter 12 called by the Lozi people of Zambia?

(see the answer keys)

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