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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Ironically, Sam's drinking causes
(a) His wife to insist that he attend Alcholics Anonymous.
(b) His wife to insist that their son go to school.
(c) His wife to leave him for another man.
(d) HIs wife to insist that their daughter go to school.
2. What is Mark's chief concern for the Indians while he is away from the village?
(a) That the Bishop will arrive and find him missing.
(b) That liquor will destroy them.
(c) That Sam will hurt someone.
(d) That he does not belong there anymore.
3. On his way back to the village, Mark hears the owl call his name, signaling
(a) His life has had meaning.
(b) His impending death.
(c) His impending departure.
(d) His time in the village is over.
4. Traveling in the river, Mark begins to
(a) Consider the question of his health.
(b) Consider leaving the faith.
(c) Consider moving to the village permanently.
(d) Consider the wisdom of his work.
5. Who orchestrates the boys' housing and schooling arrangements?
(a) The RCMP.
(b) Mark's sister.
(d) The Bishop.
6. What did the villagers do to celebrate this "friend?"
(a) They turned it into a mask.
(b) They turned it into a dance.
(c) They turned it into a shrine.
(d) They turned it into a myth.
7. Who is found ill, alone in his shack?
(c) Calamity Bill.
8. Gordon claims he cannot come "home" again because
(a) The village has changed too much.
(b) He has changed too much.
(c) The elders refuse to consider change.
(d) The village demands him to change.
9. Mark observes that everything in nature
(a) Seemed to know its place.
(b) Seemed to know he did not belong.
(c) Seemed to sense his illness.
(d) Seemed to sense his presence.
10. During his travels with Jim, the river has always offered Mark
(a) Another passage way, or a way out.
(b) A reason to return to the village.
(c) Another reason to trust the Bishop.
(d) The chance to go home again.
11. What is causing new conflict among the villagers?
(a) The ability to buy prescription drugs.
(b) The ability to travel to other villages.
(c) The ability to buy liquor.
(d) The ability to marry outside the tribe.
12. What is T.P. Wallace's announcement?
(a) His family will give a dance-potlatch in honor of Jim.
(b) His family will give a banquet for Mark Brian.
(c) His family will give a dance-potlatch in honor of Gordon.
(d) His family welcomes their new daughter, Keetah.
13. Whose health was revived by the tribal dances and rituals?
(a) Chief Eddy's.
(c) Mrs. Hudson's.
(d) T.P. Wallace's.
14. Who alerts the Bishop to Mark's physical condition?
(a) Mrs. Hudson.
15. According to the myth, the hamatsa is
(a) A white man.
(b) A cedar tree.
(c) A prostitute.
(d) A cannibal.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who unexpectedly visits the village?
2. Mark Brian dies when
3. The passage at the end of the novel means
4. Caleb warns Mark that
5. Though Mark Brian feels he has made friends with loneliness, deprivation, and death, he feels he was constantly supported by
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