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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 have the Sawi villagers constructed around the Richardson home?
(a) Saurai, temporary homes.
(b) Satanoun, battle structures.
(c) Tatious, boat docks.
(d) Nadous, long fireplaces for cooking.
2. In 1963 who does the Dutch government begin to give control of the Netherlands New Guinea to?
(a) Through the Geneva Accord they give control to the Sawi.
(b) Through the League of Nations they give control to the United States.
(c) Through the World Court they give control to Australia.
(d) Through the United Nations they transfer control to Indonesian sovereignty.
3. Who is waiting at the new homesite when the Richardsons arrive?
(a) Hato and Yae.
(b) John McCain and his wife.
(c) No one is waiting. The whole area is deserted.
(d) Two hundred armed warriors and many women and children,
4. What is "saravon"?
(a) A customary display of force meant to reassure guests that they are safe.
(b) A milky drink offered to the river gods every morning.
(c) A nutritious stew made of pork, sago and onions.
(d) The relationship between a Sawi man and his mother-in-law.
5. How does Mavo respond to the protection and kindness which Richardson shows to him?
(a) Mavo leaves the area and travels to the nearest Dutch government outpost.
(b) Mavo converts to Christianity that evening.
(c) Mavo promises he will follow the Richardsons anywhere.
(d) Mavo gives Richardson one of his own children.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is it so important to Richardson that the patriarchs, the older men, convert to Christianity?
2. What two villages are fighting on the Tuan's doorstep?
3. What insult is hurtled at a Haenam youth which almost starts a serious battle?
4. What is the most powerful family relationship in Sawi culture?
5. What is Carol Richardson feeling as she steps onto the bank of her new home?
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