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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What sudden, loud noise awakened David-Neel at the camp made after she and Yongden found the ridge marker and hiked down?
(a) A Tibetan hunter had fired his gun not far off.
(b) Melting ice on a nearby river had cracked.
(c) Yongden had fired a shot to scare away a wolf.
(d) Close thunder had rumbled through the valley.
2. Using her pistol would not scare these armed robbers who would shoot back, so instead David-Neel did what?
(a) She yelled out that it was unforgiveable for the men to rob a lama.
(b) She pleaded with the men who would take the last money of a lama.
(c) She called out that it was disgraceful for the men to rob a lama.
(d) She cried out upon various terrible Tibetan deities to curse the men.
3. The armed robbers returned the money and begged David-Neel not to curse them anymore out of fear when Yongden told them she was a what?
4. What type of visitors did David-Neel and Yongden wait for outside the Dalai Lama's traditional palace before they entered?
(a) Out-of-town New Year's celebrators.
5. One night a strange lama came up to the pair's fire seemingly out of nowhere, crouched near them, and remained silent for how long?
(a) Not at all.
(b) A long time.
(c) Only a minute.
(d) A few minutes.
6. As well as some money David-Neel and Yongden gave him, they told their guide that his having led them to the pass would do what?
(a) Bring him rewards in future lives.
(b) Bring him and his family happiness.
(c) Keep his flock healthy in the future.
(d) Bring his family benefits in future lives.
7. Many pilgrims had arrived in Lhasa for the New Year celebrations, so how long was it until David-Neel obtained a place to stay?
(a) Well past dark on the second day.
(b) Late in the afternoon on the second day.
(c) The better part of the first day.
(d) Almost immediately on the first day.
8. David-Neel and Yongden walked through the pass after the guide left, and Yongden's fear that it would snow materialized when?
(a) Around sunset.
(b) Shortly before sunset.
(c) In the middle afternoon.
(d) Shortly past noon.
9. At the start of Chapter IV, David-Neel and Yongden approached the region known as Po with how many roads across it?
10. Afraid the two strangers David-Neel ran off might return with support, she and Yongden quickly packed up and fled and were fortunate to find a group of what with which they could safely travel?
11. David-Neel was delighted to be taken as a native, even when a policeman took what action when she tried to enter an area that was off limits to peasants?
(a) He scolded her.
(b) He struck her.
(c) He ejected her.
(d) He cited her.
12. What physical malady had David-Neel sustained the day after she followed the fence and found shelter?
(a) Completely frozen and blistered fingers.
(b) Blisters and partially frozen toes.
(c) Frozen shoulder.
(d) Walking pneumonia.
13. The day after David-Neel and Yongden camped following their descent from the ridge marker, how did the terrain affect their trek?
(a) It was neither hard nor sandy, but its slope slowed them.
(b) It was rocky, and its slope greatly impeded them.
(c) It was neither hard nor sandy, and its slope aided them.
(d) It was sandy, and its slope greatly hindered them.
14. After their guide left and he and David-Neel hike through the pass, Yongden's chief concerns were snow and what else?
(a) Their dwindling water supply.
(b) Being disscovered.
(c) Their dwindling food supply.
(d) Possible bands of thieves.
15. What temple was the second most important place David-Neel wished to visit, as there she could view a statue of the Buddha that reportedly was from India?
(a) The Kagyu.
(b) The Nyingma.
(c) The Jo Sakya.
(d) The JTo Khang.
Short Answer Questions
1. David-Neel and Yongden looked for a place to camp and saw a patch of yellow near their water source that turned out to be what?
2. This pageant, described at the end of Chapter VII, was a grand procession that included trumpets, some of which were how many feet long and borne on the shoulders of several men?
3. The last part of Chapter VI focused on David-Neel's worries as she and Yongden had to get approval at an official's residence in order to cross a river bridge and travel beyond it, but how did it end?
4. David-Neel and a boarder's wife became embroiled in a domestic fight when they aided the wife of their drunkard host, a matter that ended with David-Neel being informed she would have to do what?
5. How was it David-Neel found the palace on the hill in Lhasa to appear from the exterior beyond enormous?
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