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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the myth, the hamatsa is
(a) A cedar tree.
(b) A white man.
(c) A prostitute.
(d) A cannibal.
2. Who is found ill, alone in his shack?
(b) Calamity Bill.
3. Traveling in the river, Mark begins to
(a) Consider leaving the faith.
(b) Consider moving to the village permanently.
(c) Consider the question of his health.
(d) Consider the wisdom of his work.
4. Who orchestrates the boys' housing and schooling arrangements?
(a) The RCMP.
(c) Mark's sister.
(d) The Bishop.
5. On the river, Mark stops to help
(a) Two tourists stranded on their yacht.
(b) Two loggers moving a float camp.
(c) Two loggers hauling a load of lumber.
(d) Two fishermen bringing in their catch.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mark Brian try to prepare the school boys for?
2. Who promises to return to the village at Christmas time?
3. Who travels up the river with Mark and the Bishop?
4. The passage at the end of the novel means
5. Why does Mark refuse to urge Gordon to stay, as the elders have asked him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mark and Jim's relationship.
2. Why does Mark claim he is offering Jim advice on how to treat Keetah?
3. What evidence of community is apparent in the chapter?
4. Why does Peter sit up waiting for the vicar after his funeral?
5. Describe the visitors to the village in Chapter 13.
6. Why is T. P. Wallace throwing a dance-potlatch for Jim?
7. What concern does Caleb share with Mark in the chapter?
8. In what state does Mark find the village when he returns?
9. What is the mood among the boys going to live at the white school?
10. Why does Keetah return to the village without Gordon?
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