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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. ______________ is an elusive creature of the deep sea, a siren.
2. What does Philo not want to do?
(a) Put a curse on others.
(b) Take on the responsibility.
(c) Leave Haiti.
(d) Help others.
3. In July of 1981, they travel to Haiti and meet up with a Haitian woman named ____________ who will undergo the initiation as well.
4. She was born by cesarean section weighing a record ______ pounds.
5. We learn in this chapter that Maggie is almost more like a ______________ to Alourdes, someone upon who she relies heavily in her work as a manbo.
6. This spirit goes absolutely wildly out of control at the sight of ______________.
7. Each of these spirits exists in close relation to one another and, when considered as a group, are able to quite accurately paint a portrait of whom?
(a) All people and the circumstances in which they exist.
(b) All women and the circumstances in which they exist.
(c) All Haitian people and the circumstances in which they exist.
(d) The Haitian woman and the circumstances in which they exist.
8. Danbala operates from the territory of ______________, asking questions.
(c) Blood and memory.
9. First, upon arrival in Haiti, the group visits _______________ where a ritual cleansing is performed.
(a) The hall.
(b) The home.
(c) The church.
(d) The cemetery.
10. Why is this Karen's decision?
(a) She wants to be a part of Alourdes' family.
(b) She wants to be a Vodou priestess.
(c) She wants to believe in something.
(d) She wants to have confidence in herself the way Alourdes does.
11. ______________ is the mother, the one who bears the children.
(a) Ezili Asrial.
(b) Ezili Lasyrenn.
(c) Ezili Freda.
(d) Ezili Danto.
12. It is explained to these four that after the initiation, Alourdes will be what?
(a) Their Vodou leader.
(b) Their Vodou spirit.
(c) Their Vodou sister.
(d) Their Vodou mother.
13. Alourdes remembers whose birth?
(b) The spirits'.
(d) Her own.
14. Healers such as Alourdes are specialists who are for hire in order to do what?
(a) Make the spirits happy.
(b) Talk to the spirits.
(c) Bring peace to all Haitians.
(d) Assist in the labor required to orchestrate good luck.
15. He represents the idea that Haitians must connect to what, while shedding their skin and recreating themselves as needed?
(a) Their lost family members.
(b) Their lost spiritual guides.
(c) Their lost African roots.
(d) Their lost culture.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Papa Gede live?
2. _________________ is a white woman.
3. This chapter is a story about the life of Alourdes' ______________, Philomise.
4. During this procedure, she dreams of ____________ that makes her swear she will take the ason. She does swear it, and the medical procedure is a success.
5. When he finds her, she repeatedly refuses service to him. Why?
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