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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14, The Tuan Eat Brains.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Don Richardson interpret the tumult of Sawi activity as?
(a) A baptism into a new and strange world.
(b) A chance to learn the Sawi language.
(c) The beginning of a violent war between Sawi and Tuan.
(d) A dangerous cannibalistic ritual.
2. What does Richardson feel when he first shakes hands with a Sawi elder?
(a) That the Sawi will never understand the way of the modern world.
(b) That these people are not to be trusted...ever...
(c) That the Sawi are very short but quite strong.
(d) That they are equally human...flesh and blood...men.
3. What might a visitor in a Sawi village be offered as a snack?
(a) Pudding made from a bear liver.
(b) Freshly toasted sago grubs.
(c) Chicken pot pie with carrots and potatoes.
(d) Lobster, recently cooked and dipped in butter.
4. What does "Tuwi asonai makaerin" mean?
(a) To fatten with friendship.
(b) To bow with deep respect to ones mother in law.
(c) To leave a little on one's plate.
(d) To give a child in exchange for goods and services.
5. What is the word that Sawi greet one another with?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the only safe way for a Sawi person to drink water from the river?
2. What do Sawi men smoke in their pipes?
3. What is the most powerful family relationship in Sawi culture?
4. Why does Yae's wife, Kautap, throw his stone ax in the river when she hears that her husband has been murdered?
5. What is the ancient Sawi custom of "waness"?
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