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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 22, The Power of Aumamay.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the Tuans give the elders who come out to meet them for the first time?
(a) Necklaces made of brightly colored beads.
(b) Pens, paper and stamps.
(c) A bible, radio and a flashlight.
(d) Matches, razorblades and fishing equipment.
2. Who is willing to give up his only son?
3. What does the woman Anai do when she hears that Yae's jawbone will be given to her?
(a) She cries out in jubilation and dances to celebrate her great honor.
(b) She takes the bone and grinds it into fine dust and then spreads it atop the river.
(c) She promises that she will send it to Yae's wife as an expression of her sympathy.
(d) She is filled with remorse and grief and refuses to take it.
4. What does eating flesh for the first time mean to Sawi children?
(a) It means they are now an adult.
(b) It means that they no longer belong to the tribe.
(c) It means that they will someday go to heaven and be an angel.
(d) They are crossing a major threshold necessary to known the ultimate essence of their existence.
5. What is the Ironwood Curtain?
(a) It refers to the border of iron which the Sawi people have erected around their territory.
(b) It means passing from the life of easy and plenty, where there is much light, to the darker world of the jungle.
(c) It refers to that curtain which hangs between life and death.
(d) It means passing into the jungle that is full of trees which are called ironwood because of their dense hard wood.
Short Answer Questions
1. What machine does the Richardson family have that is very mysterious to the Sawi people?
2. What brings the Sawi villagers to a sudden halt when they hear it for the first time?
3. What is "saravon"?
4. Who comes in a dugout to help the stranded party?
5. How many treehouses are there, in total, in the Mauro village?
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