Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder Test | Final Test - Easy

Kent Nerburn
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many dogs did Annie have?
(a) Four.
(b) Two.
(c) Three.
(d) One.

2. What reason did Nerburn give for not wearing a watch?
(a) They feel heavy on the wrist.
(b) They make him nervous.
(c) They make him too aware of time.
(d) He keeps losing them.

3. What racial slur did Nerburn overhear in the Homestead town restaurant?
(a) "Half-breeds."
(b) "Red Skins."
(c) "Savages."
(d) "Prairie NIggers."

4. What did the English want from the Indians?
(a) Silver.
(b) Furs.
(c) Gold.
(d) Land.

5. How many rooms did Annie's house have?
(a) Three.
(b) One.
(c) Four.
(d) Two.

6. What is a wipoye?
(a) An Indian wise woman.
(b) A dream-catcher.
(c) An Indian chant.
(d) A medicine bag.

7. About how old was the Indian they picked up on their way to Sitting Bull's Burial Site?
(a) About forty.
(b) About fifty.
(c) About twenty.
(d) About thirty.

8. What did Grover sprinkle in the fire that the bad spirits hated?
(a) Clover.
(b) Evergreen needles.
(c) Sage.
(d) Thistles.

9. How old was Delvin?
(a) In his late thirties.
(b) In his late twenties.
(c) About 32.
(d) In his early forties.

10. With whom did Sitting Bull's people join when they went south to avoid the soldiers?
(a) Crazy Horse.
(b) Black Elk.
(c) Black Foot.
(d) Big Foot.

11. According to Indians what people are closest to God?
(a) Teenagers and Indian missionaries.
(b) Warriors and Ghost dancers.
(c) Chiefs and Medicine men.
(d) Babies and old people.

12. what did the drunk Indian woman in the restaurant in the Homestead town look like?
(a) Like a movie star Indian with long black hair.
(b) Skinny in very tight jeans.
(c) Fat in a long long Indian skirt.
(d) Medium build in jeans and a white shirt.

13. Grover had a tattoo of what on his right arm?
(a) A heart.
(b) A woman's name.
(c) An eagle.
(d) A scull.

14. What did Nerburn feel was a comfort and protection from the thoughts of the dying women and children at Wounded Knee?
(a) Thoughts of his family.
(b) Thoughts of eternal life.
(c) The smoke from the pipe Dan gave him to smoke.
(d) Memories of a happy childhood.

15. Why does Dan say he's sorry for saying those things to Nerburn?
(a) It makes Dan angry and Nerburn feel bad.
(b) It's not good for Indian-White relationships.
(c) It doesn't make any difference in the facts.
(d) He considers Nerburn a friend.

Short Answer Questions

1. With what was Annie working in her lap?

2. What was good after the terrible storm?

3. Who was Crazy Horse?

4. What did Bobbie train Fatback to do?

5. How did Dan's grandfathers give him the song?

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