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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

The story of Karora is an imperfect creation story. What does this mean? Why is the the creation imperfect? Provide examples from the story to support your answer.

Compare and contrast some of the stories of Wulbari (chapter ten) and Nyambi (chapter twelve).

How are the gods similar?

How are the gods different?

Who is Wulbari's nemesis?

Who is Nyambi's nemesis?

What are some similarities between the stories?

What are some differences between the stories?

Often the sun and moon are seen as opposites. One is said to exist before the other.

1) Which stories begin with darkness?

2) Which stories begin with light?

3) Do more stories begin with darkness or with light? Why might this be?

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