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

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Ulgen create after he banished Erlik?



2. What covered Karora as he slept?



3. What instrument did Erlik play for the woman?



4. What type of animal is Tjenterama?



5. Why did Spider lower a thread for Nyambi?



Essay Topics

Many of the stories have animals as main characters. Why is there a common theme about animals? Why might these cultures value animals so highly?

Many of the stories feature sets of twins. Might twins be considered special or magical in certain cultures? Why or why not? Are the twins presented in the stories good? Evil? Both? Neither?

Why do cultures have a need to explain the origins of man, the earth and the heavens? How do the stories presented in the book help to explain these things? Give specific examples from the text to support your answer.

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