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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) Satanoun, battle structures.
(b) Tatious, boat docks.
(c) Saurai, temporary homes.
(d) Nadous, long fireplaces for cooking.
2. How does Yae get from the tree house to the ground?
(a) Yae jumps into a soft pile of leaves.
(b) Yae travels from treetop to treetop, rarely touching the ground.
(c) Yae climbs down a long, vine-fastened ladder.
(d) Yae swings from vines to a nearby tree and then jumps down.
3. What does the Sawi expression "hahap kaman" mean?
(a) All is lost and there is no hope left.
(b) The group is full of ecstatic joy.
(c) The warriors are about to attack.
(d) Dinner is ready.
4. What problems does Richardson face personally as he starts his sixth month of living with the Sawi people?
(a) Depression, Stephen's malaria, his wife's pregnancy and a general loss of hope.
(b) Monsoon rains which washed away the foundation of his home.
(c) Government interference and high taxes.
(d) Daily threats of violence to his family, his home being set on fire and his mother dying back in Canada.
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 into the jungle that is full of trees which are called ironwood because of their dense hard wood.
(c) It means passing from the life of easy and plenty, where there is much light, to the darker world of the jungle.
(d) It refers to that curtain which hangs between life and death.
Short Answer Questions
1. What vessel does the Richardson family use to arrive at their new home?
2. What does Richardson feel when he first shakes hands with a Sawi elder?
3. Why is Hadi so important to Don Richardson?
4. Who comes in a dugout to help the stranded party?
5. What might a visitor in a Sawi village be offered as a snack?
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