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

Kent Nerburn
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was strewn around the base of the obelisk?

2. What adjective did Dan use to describe the hills where they were parked?

3. Whose name was written on another side of the monument?

4. How tall was the obelisk in the middle of the plot?

5. How did Grover describe the coffee he made?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Dan answer when Nerburn asked him if the Pow Wow was their destination?

2. According to Dan, why are white people in trouble?

3. Describe Annie's house.

4. Describe Annie.

5. What are some of the bad things the white men did to the Indians?

6. What was the difference between Lincoln and Jesus in Dan's eyes?

7. Why was Thoreau mentioned in the conversation?

8. Describe the Homestead town they visited in Chapter 15.

9. What stood in the middle of the plot that was through the pillars?

10. Describe Annie's yard and other things outside her house.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Why was Nerburn having second thoughts about the projects? What did he do about this?

2) What was wrong with Nerburn's Nissan truck? Where did he take it to be fixed? Describe the garage and mechanic.

3) Describe the vehicles Grover passed on the trip he, Dan and Nerburn were taking. What are some of the bumper stickers they had?

Essay Topic 2

Choose two of these questions as essay topics.

1) List and describe all the contents of Dan's shoe boxes. What is their purpose?

2) Describe Grover. How is he important to the book?

3) What did Dan write about how Indians learned about forgiveness from the land in the paper Nerburn read aloud?

Essay Topic 3

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Why did white men choose freedom and Indians choose honor to worship? Discuss the cages Dan brought up. Are white men really free?

2) How did Dan describe the treaties which were offered to the Indians?

3) How did the whites use words against the Indians?

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