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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the English anthropologist call the Indian tribe?
2. What will Mark Brian tell the first Indian man who asks to borrow money when he has spent all his earnings on liquor?
(a) Mark Brian will tell the man to write the Bishop for money.
(b) Mark Brian will tell the man he should not have sinned by drinking liquor.
(c) Mark Brian will tell the man to seek employment in another town.
(d) Mark Brian will tell the man to fish and hunt to feed his family.
3. Caleb warns Mark that
(a) Soon the outside world will forget the village.
(b) Soon the villagers will ask him to leave.
(c) Soon the villagers will leave for the outside world.
(d) Soon the outside world will intrude upon the village and the tribe.
4. What is Jim's response to Keetah's state of health?
(a) He says a child is always a reminder of past mistakes.
(b) He says a child is always welcome.
(c) He says no child of Gordon's will ever be his.
(d) He says she will not raise the child herself.
5. Mark discovers the man has
(a) A broken hip.
(b) A broken back.
(c) A broken collarbone.
(d) A broken leg.
6. Who waits up for Mark at the end of the novel?
7. Mark advises Jim to
(a) Treak Keetah as he always has.
(b) Treat Keetah as a partner in their marriage.
(c) Treat Keetah as he does the elders.
(d) Treat Keetah as a traditional wife.
8. Ironically, Sam's drinking causes
(a) His wife to insist that their son go to school.
(b) His wife to insist that he attend Alcholics Anonymous.
(c) His wife to leave him for another man.
(d) HIs wife to insist that their daughter go to school.
9. Gordon claims he cannot come "home" again because
(a) The elders refuse to consider change.
(b) He has changed too much.
(c) The village has changed too much.
(d) The village demands him to change.
10. Caleb felt himself an intruder when visiting
(a) The vicarage.
(b) Indians' homes.
(c) Deserted villages.
(d) The boat.
11. Who orchestrates the boys' housing and schooling arrangements?
(b) The RCMP.
(c) The Bishop.
(d) Mark's sister.
12. During his travels with Jim, the river has always offered Mark
(a) Another passage way, or a way out.
(b) Another reason to trust the Bishop.
(c) The chance to go home again.
(d) A reason to return to the village.
13. What does Mark Brian's sister feel when she sees him for the first time in months?
(a) Concern over his chosen profession.
(b) Concern over his changing lifestyle.
(c) Concern for his faith.
(d) Concern for his health.
14. Marta's prayer for Mark
(a) Echoes the prayer of an Indian for a white man.
(b) Echoes the prayer of a woman for her lover.
(c) Echoes the prayers Mark taught her.
(d) Echoes the prayer of a mother for her child.
15. Who tells Mark the myth of the hamatsa?
(d) Mrs. Hudson.
Short Answer Questions
1. What favor does Keetah ask from Mark on behalf of the villagers?
2. When Keetah returns, it is because
3. What is Mark's chief concern for the Indians while he is away from the village?
4. When he returns, Mark visits
5. Who alerts the Bishop to Mark's physical condition?
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