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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The man David-Neel and Yongden recalled from earlier sat at their morning fire and ate what which they offered him?
(a) Broth.
(b) Rice.
(c) Yak.
(d) Roots.

2. As a lama might, what did David-Neel do before this well-dressed man who greeted her and moved on without a word?
(a) She laid her hand on his left shoulder.
(b) She laid her hand on his right shoulder.
(c) She laid her hand on his arm.
(d) She laid her hand on his head.

3. In 1910, David-Neel was sent on a research expedition for which nation?
(a) Belgium.
(b) France.
(c) England.
(d) Luxembourg.

4. What excuse did Yongden give why David-Neel did not eat or speak when they came upon the group that passed earlier later at lunch?
(a) She was honoring a holy day, unable to eat or talk until sunset.
(b) She was the mother of a lama who mourned his recent passing.
(c) She was the widow of a magician who mourned his recent passing.
(d) She was the wife of a magician and initiated in secret traditions.

5. The Dalai Lama had heard of David-Neel's scholarship in what field before they met?
(a) Tibetan religion.
(b) Tibetan history.
(c) Tibetan government.
(d) Tibetan customs.

6. Yongden told David-Neel he thought the well-dressed man saw she was a lama and so saluted her, but she began to wonder what?
(a) If he had not recognized her from a previous trip.
(b) If he might not report his suspicions to local authorities.
(c) If he had not recognized her as a Westerner.
(d) If he had not become suspicious after he thought about it.

7. In 1910, what was the neighboring nation that compelled the Dalai Lama's exile?
(a) Mongolia.
(b) India.
(c) Bhutan.
(d) China.

8. As David-Neel and Yongden traveled farther, they were more sure of being taken as pilgrims and stayed with whom instead of in forests?
(a) Landowners.
(b) Farmers.
(c) Herdsmen.
(d) Villagers.

9. Yongden only intended to give the pilgrim's legs some rest, but those accompanying the pilgrim faithfully believed what?
(a) The ritual would remove the demon.
(b) The ritual might remedy a malady.
(c) The ritual might ease the discomfort.
(d) The ritual would cure an ailment.

10. Which agency sent David-Neel on her 1910 expedition?
(a) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
(b) The Ministry of Defense.
(c) The Ministry of Culture.
(d) The Ministry of Education.

11. Once at the shrine, the pilgrims were instructed by Yongden to remain for how long, walking around it daily as they recited prayers?
(a) Four days.
(b) Five days.
(c) Three days.
(d) Two days.

12. David-Neel and Yongden mistakenly loitered by an official's home and left in haste but were advised to return, so what did they quickly do?
(a) Yongden set his load down to return while David-Neel waited.
(b) David-Neel set her load down to return while Yongden waited.
(c) Yongden and David-Neel both returned with their loads.
(d) Yongden and David-Neel both returned without their loads.

13. Once it drove out the nation that controlled it, the Tibetan government closed their door to whom?
(a) Only Indians except by rare special permission.
(b) All foreigners except by rare special permission.
(c) All Westerners except by rare special permission.
(d) All foreigners except those already residing there.

14. Chapter I began as David-Neel and Yongden were about to enter into independent Tibet from which country?
(a) Nepal.
(b) China.
(c) India.
(d) Bhutan.

15. Yongden was continually stopped and asked to perform what type of rituals along their way?
(a) Prayer.
(b) Exorcism.
(c) Fortunetelling.
(d) Funeral.

Short Answer Questions

1. Yongden was stopped by a pilgrim group who sought his aid for which of their members whose legs they believed hurt due to a demon?

2. David-Neel and Yongden had stopped where to eat one day when a wealthy woman traveling by horse also stopped and questioned them?

3. What attitude did Yongden display after "curing" the pilgrim's legs and after he was sought in the next village to predict fortunes and other tricks?

4. What did David-Neel view 1912 as a time of in Tibet?

5. What was the task of the lama that Yongden met when he went into the village to make evening purchases for David-Neel and himself?

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