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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who alerts the Bishop to Mark's physical condition?
(d) Mrs. Hudson.
2. What did the villagers do to celebrate this "friend?"
(a) They turned it into a mask.
(b) They turned it into a myth.
(c) They turned it into a dance.
(d) They turned it into a shrine.
3. What does Mark Brian try to prepare the school boys for?
(a) Living with women.
(b) Living in white society.
(c) Living among strangers.
(d) Living in the Indian world.
4. The teacher does not attend the funeral because
(a) If he shows he cares, he will have to live and die with the villagers.
(b) If he shows he cares, the Indians will tease him.
(c) If he shows he cares, he will have to help with the funera.
(d) If he shows he cares, he will have to live and suffer.
5. Who unexpectedly visits the village?
(a) A group of clergymen.
(b) A group of tourists from Texas.
(c) A group of southern Californian tourists.
(d) A groups of Indians from a neighboring village.
6. Who is found ill, alone in his shack?
(d) Calamity Bill.
7. Ironically, Sam's drinking causes
(a) His wife to insist that their son go to school.
(b) HIs wife to insist that their daughter go to school.
(c) His wife to leave him for another man.
(d) His wife to insist that he attend Alcholics Anonymous.
8. On his way back to the village, Mark hears the owl call his name, signaling
(a) His impending departure.
(b) His time in the village is over.
(c) His life has had meaning.
(d) His impending death.
9. During his stay, Mark gets to know
(a) The laws concerning the villagers.
(b) The tribal songs and myths.
(c) The village elders.
(d) The Bishop's friends.
10. The Bishop hopes Mark's time in the village has taught him
(a) The cold indifference of nature.
(b) To appreciate the good things life has offered him.
(c) The difference between whites and Indians.
(d) Enough of the meaning of life to be ready to die.
11. Though Mark Brian feels he has made friends with loneliness, deprivation, and death, he feels he was constantly supported by
(a) His faith.
(b) His wife.
(c) His family.
(d) His friends.
12. Why does the Bishop come back to the village?
(a) To confer with Marta and Peter.
(b) To attend Jim and Keetah's wedding.
(c) To determine whether Mark had served the Indians well.
(d) To attend the potlatch.
13. What does Mark suggest the villagers do about the burial grounds?
(a) He suggests they start burying the boxes underground like whites do.
(b) He suggests they find a new burial ground and abandon the old one.
(c) He suggests they build a mass grave.
(d) He suggests they ignore the problem.
14. Mark compares Caleb's role among the Indians to that of
(a) The Cedar man.
(b) The Hamatsa.
(c) The Bishop.
(d) The Salmon man.
15. Who seems to have a hard time adjusting to white society at first?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is causing new conflict among the villagers?
2. What does Mrs. Hudson suggest they serve at Mark's funeral?
3. The passage at the end of the novel means
4. When Mark tells Marta he has heard the owl call his name, she says
5. What tree has been a great "friend" to the Indians?
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