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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What sort of creatures surround the author and cleanse her body of dead skin, her nose of obstructions, and her ears of wax?
2. What is the "talent-name" the author gives herself?
(a) Icing Dream.
(b) Bee Charmer.
(c) Dung Collector.
(d) Fly Accepter.
3. What is the reason Female Healer and Medicine Man believe Great Stone Hunter got injured for?
(a) so the author could observe the methods of tribal healing.
(b) so the author would understand the dangers of the Outback.
(c) so the author could know what a true walkabout entails.
(d) so the author would understand telepathy.
4. What did the young girl of the tribe find and wear and then return to the earth?
(a) a twig.
(b) an animal hide.
(c) a leaf.
(d) a flower.
5. What does everyone else do when Tribal Elder falls silent?
(a) everyone follows suit.
(b) everyone begins to worry.
(c) everyone stands.
(d) everyone begins to talk.
6. What does the author learn about the communication between all living things?
(a) there is mass communication available at all times.
(b) no one is capable of mental telepathy.
(c) there is an inter-relationship.
(d) there is a spiritual center.
7. What are the young man and Tribal Elder participating in that allows for them to communicate freely?
(a) mental telepathy.
8. What practice does the tribe never participate in?
(a) keeping track of the hours.
(b) arranged marriage.
(c) birth control.
(d) counting the days on a calendar.
9. What does the young man drink that makes him sick?
(c) contaminated water.
(d) juice from poison berries.
10. Where does the setting of the book take place?
11. What does the author have to forgive herself for?
(a) her elitism.
(b) her past.
(c) her anger.
(d) her racism.
12. What is symbolic of Western culture's emphasis on the unnecessary over the basic?
(a) spouses and children.
(b) gravy and icing.
(c) clothes and jewelry.
(d) cars and houses.
13. What do the tribesman cook that the author thinks she cannot eat?
(a) a kangaroo.
(b) a snake.
(d) a white worm.
14. What does the author decide to do when Ooota takes the lead on the walkabout?
(a) to let Ooota lead freely.
(b) to only go so far .
(c) to go one mile.
(d) to commit to the experience.
15. What does the driver tell the author to remove from her body?
(a) her jewelry.
(b) her clothes.
(c) her clothes and jewelry.
(d) her shoes.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does a walkabout take place?
2. How long is a "walkabout"
3. Where is the author taken to watch the natives perform?
4. What two groups does the tribe separate into upon hearing the news of the young man?
5. What does the man who reads the author's palm tell her about why she has come to Australia?
This section contains 506 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)