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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Lame Deer, what was the name of the greatest of all the Sioux?
(a) Crazy Horse.
(b) Sitting Bull.
(c) Wild Horse.
(d) Crazy Bull.

2. Lame Deer mentions a special kind of deer called the taha topta sapa which had a black streak across what?
(a) It's stomach.
(b) It's tail.
(c) It's ears.
(d) It's face.

3. In the beginning of Chapter 11, Lame Deer describes a yuwipi ceremony. What does Lame Deer state roared in the darkness?
(a) The drums.
(b) The fire.
(c) The pipe smoke.
(d) The Great Spirit.

4. In the beginning of Chapter 13, Lame Deer states that the first thing the white man usually asks about is what?
(a) The peace pipe.
(b) Buffalo skins.
(c) Peyote.
(d) Green frog skin.

5. Which direction did the sweat lodge face?
(a) South.
(b) North.
(c) West.
(d) East.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lame Deer say is the main thing in marriage?

2. As a start to a yuwipi meeting what needed to be done with all the windows and doors?

3. Lame Deer talks about a famous chief that was named Man-Afraid-of-His-what?

4. What does the word inyan mean?

5. Lame Deer talks about an old white man that invited him and his friend into his cellar to drink and play cards. Lame Deer said that this bootlegger was so drunk he couldn't do what?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe how Lame Deer's great-grandfather was killed by mistake.

2. When a medicine man, or wicasa wakan, is old and nearing the end of his life, who does he try to pass on his vision and knowledge to and what happens if that doesn't work?

3. Describe some of the things that Indians endured during the sun dance.

4. What did the old Indian in The Green Frog Skin mean when he said, "now they own the air, too."?

5. How many buffalo skulls were needed in the old days of the sun dance and what were they needed for?

6. What would the mothers of daughters afraid of tipi-creepers do to create a "No Trespassing" sign on their daughter and what would the mothers do if they found there had been a tipi-creeper?

7. Why does Lame Deer and Richard Erdoes enjoy sitting on Teddy Roosevelt's head more than the other heads on Mount Rushmore?

8. Why does Lame Deer say that Indian children are never alone?

9. What are some of the meanings of the word yuwipi that Lame Deer mentions in the book?

10. What kind of shapes are in the belt that Lame Deer's grandmother made that is mentioned in Chapter 6 and what do these shapes represent?

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