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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What favor does Keetah ask from Mark on behalf of the villagers?
(a) She asks him to stay until he dies.
(b) She asks him to perform her marriage to Jim.
(c) She asks him to bring the Bishop back.
(d) She asks him to help her find Gordon again.
2. Mark compares Caleb's role among the Indians to that of
(a) The Salmon man.
(b) The Cedar man.
(c) The Bishop.
(d) The Hamatsa.
3. Who seems to have a hard time adjusting to white society at first?
4. Why doesn't the hospital ship come for the dying man?
(a) It is only for the use of white people.
(b) It is too far away and busy caring for the Indians.
(c) It is nearby, but the river is so high and rough the ship cannot travel.
(d) It is too far away and the straits are too rough.
5. What is Jim's response to Keetah's state of health?
(a) He says she will not raise the child herself.
(b) He says no child of Gordon's will ever be his.
(c) He says a child is always a reminder of past mistakes.
(d) He says a child is always welcome.
6. Who is found ill, alone in his shack?
(d) Calamity Bill.
7. Keetah wants to bear Gordon's child so that
(a) HIs line will continue to live in the village, though he will not.
(b) She can punish JIm for his past behavior.
(c) He will be forced to marry her against his will.
(d) She can hold on to some part of him.
8. What news does the Bishop give Mark at the end of the chapter?
(a) Mark's work in the village is not yet done.
(b) The Bishop will ask Mark to stay on in the village though he is ill.
(c) The Bishop will seek replacement for Mark, and Mark will leave the village.
(d) The Bishop has been disappointed in Mark's work, so he must leave the village.
9. The rain and mud slide at the start of Chapter 13 signal an example of
10. Caleb felt himself an intruder when visiting
(a) The boat.
(b) Deserted villages.
(c) Indians' homes.
(d) The vicarage.
11. What did the villagers do to celebrate this "friend?"
(a) They turned it into a myth.
(b) They turned it into a mask.
(c) They turned it into a shrine.
(d) They turned it into a dance.
12. According to the myth, the hamatsa is
(a) A cannibal.
(b) A white man.
(c) A cedar tree.
(d) A prostitute.
13. On his way back to the village, Mark hears the owl call his name, signaling
(a) His time in the village is over.
(b) His impending departure.
(c) His life has had meaning.
(d) His impending death.
14. During his travels with Jim, the river has always offered Mark
(a) Another passage way, or a way out.
(b) The chance to go home again.
(c) Another reason to trust the Bishop.
(d) A reason to return to the village.
15. Marta asks Mark to dinner because
(a) The elders want to talk to him about Jim.
(b) The elders want to talk to him about the vicarage.
(c) The elders want to talk to him about the cemetery.
(d) The elders want to talk to him about his health.
Short Answer Questions
1. On behalf of Calamity Bill, Mark Brian refuses
2. When Mark tells Marta he has heard the owl call his name, she says
3. Mark Brian dies when
4. Who alerts the Bishop to Mark's physical condition?
5. What will Mark Brian tell the first Indian man who asks to borrow money when he has spent all his earnings on liquor?
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