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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. How long is a "walkabout"
(a) a three month trek.
(b) a one month trek.
(c) a six month trek.
(d) a year long trek.
2. What name does the tribe give the author?
(b) Sewing Master.
(c) Bee Keeper.
(d) Story Teller.
3. Who works together to heal Great Stone Hunter's injuries?
(a) Medicine Man and Female Healer.
(b) Ooota and Medicine Man.
(c) Female Healer and Ooota.
(d) Sewing Master and Medicine Man.
4. How does the state of the young Aboriginal people appear to the author?
(a) sad but coping through education and programs.
(b) acclimated to their surroundings.
(c) intoxicated on alcohol and drugs.
(d) marrying young and raising children.
5. Who does the man who reads the author's palm say she will meet while she is in Australia?
(a) a child who will change her life.
(b) a man who will become a father figure.
(c) a person whose soul was tied to her own before birth.
(d) a woman who will show her how to love again.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author's unusual scent, and subsequent burial in the sand, an indicator of?
2. What part of the body did Great Stone Hunter break?
3. What is the main issue that is explored in the book?
4. What does the driver give the author shortly after their introduction?
5. What does the author notice about the state of the tribe?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the beginning of each day as the author experiences several weeks of walking.
2. What does Regal Black Swan tell the author about the flies and why they are here to help and how she cannot survive without them?
3. What does the young man who reads her palm tell the author about why she has come to Australia?
4. What happens to the author that spikes a feeling of horror in her?
5. Why does the author give herself the talent-name of "Dung-Collector"?
6. Where is the author taken and what happens once she gets there?
7. What does the author suggest about indigenous people?
8. What does the tribe discuss after the injury/healing experience?
9. Why does the author write that the flower the girl wore throughout the day "had meaning" and that her friend's diamonds "had value".
10. What is the thematic pattern that is apparent in this quest narrative?
This section contains 740 words
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