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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9, Gods From the Sky.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the woman Anai do when she hears that Yae's jawbone will be given to her?
(a) She promises that she will send it to Yae's wife as an expression of her sympathy.
(b) She takes the bone and grinds it into fine dust and then spreads it atop the river.
(c) She cries out in jubilation and dances to celebrate her great honor.
(d) She is filled with remorse and grief and refuses to take it.
2. What is the only safe way for a Sawi person to drink water from the river?
(a) To toss each scoop of water in the air and catch it in one's mouth.
(b) To drink it with a straw-like tool made of sago leaves.
(c) The river water must never be drunk. It is full of germs.
(d) To put one's head underwater completely and drink.
3. What part of the human skeleton do Sawi children play with?
(a) The leg bones.
(b) The entire skeleton.
(c) The polished skull.
(d) The hip socket.
4. How does Don Richardson find a way into the hearts and minds of the tribe?
(a) By connecting with their own cultural redemptive analogies.
(b) By having a great sense of humor.
(c) By paying them large sums of cash.
(d) By cooking great meals and making good friends with the elders.
5. What is the Eren ceremony?
(a) A ritual in which women cook pork and sago to celebrate the full moon.
(b) A ritual in which a girl or woman is given the full status of matriarch.
(c) A ritual in which a girl or woman is given the jawbone of a freshly killed victim.
(d) A ceremony in which a man and woman adopt orphaned children.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many tribes are in the area of New Guinea?
2. What is the Prairie Bible Institute?
3. What is Yae waiting for before he goes to the village of Haenam?
4. What does Richardson like about the possibility of building on the kidari?
5. What do Sawi men smoke in their pipes?
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