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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 vision does Aham have which convinces the Sawi villagers that there is no hope for Warahai?
(a) A vision of a great tall Walahari bird which tells her to let go of Warahai.
(b) A vision of a spirit which ambushes Warahai's soul and eats it.
(c) A vision of a spirit flock which cover the village as they fly over.
(d) A vision of Warahai speaking to her from the other side.
2. What problems does Richardson face personally as he starts his sixth month of living with the Sawi people?
(a) Daily threats of violence to his family, his home being set on fire and his mother dying back in Canada.
(b) Monsoon rains which washed away the foundation of his home.
(c) Government interference and high taxes.
(d) Depression, Stephen's malaria, his wife's pregnancy and a general loss of hope.
3. Mahean is the first to step forward to try to carry out the peace child ritual. What stops him?
(a) The child on his back weeps and wails until Mahean gives up.
(b) His wife, Syado, takes her child and runs back to the tribe.
(c) His conscience gets the better of him.
(d) A shower of arrows stops him.
4. What part of the human skeleton do Sawi children play with?
(a) The hip socket.
(b) The polished skull.
(c) The leg bones.
(d) The entire skeleton.
5. What does "Tuwi asonai makaerin" mean?
(a) To give a child in exchange for goods and services.
(b) To bow with deep respect to ones mother in law.
(c) To leave a little on one's plate.
(d) To fatten with friendship.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the Eren ceremony?
2. What insult is hurtled at a Haenam youth which almost starts a serious battle?
3. What does the woman Anai do when she hears that Yae's jawbone will be given to her?
4. What does the Sawi expression "hahap kaman" mean?
5. Are the Sawi women involved in head hunting?
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