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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What flag flies on the deck of the "super canoe"?
(a) The Dutch flag.
(b) The flag of pirates.
(c) The Irian Jaya flag.
(d) The stars and stripes of the United States.
2. How many treehouses are there, in total, in the Mauro village?
(c) Seven hundred and fifty.
3. Why do the Richardsons go to live in New Guinea?
(a) They feel called to serve God as missionaries.
(b) They are writing a book on ancient cultures and want to do research.
(c) They think the climate would be good for their health.
(d) They have no choice; they are sent by their families.
4. What is the name of the sea which the Kronkel river empties into?
(a) The Arafura Sea.
(b) The Atlantic Ocean.
(c) The Agramenon Basin.
(d) The Agrabar Waterway.
5. How many wives does the patriarch of Tumdu have?
(a) Twenty; he is a great chief.
(d) None, he is a priest.
6. What do Sawi men smoke in their pipes?
(a) Ground bones of wild boars.
(b) Sago leaves.
(c) Tobacco leaves.
(d) Dried mushrooms.
7. What principle does Don Richardson believe God gives him to offer the tribal people?
(a) The principle of original sin.
(b) The principle of capitalism.
(c) The principle of cause and effect.
(d) The principle of redemption.
8. What do the Tuans give the elders who come out to meet them for the first time?
(a) Pens, paper and stamps.
(b) Necklaces made of brightly colored beads.
(c) A bible, radio and a flashlight.
(d) Matches, razorblades and fishing equipment.
9. What do Sawi use to build the floors of their homes?
(a) Clay from the riverbank.
(b) Split palm tree bark.
10. When Don Richardson first goes to work with the Sawi people, what foreign nation had claimed that area as its own?
(a) The Australians.
(b) The Netherlands.
(c) The Germans.
(d) The Americans.
11. What does the expression "to fatten with friendship for the slaughter" mean?
(a) Raising beef cattle in jungle areas using grain and vegetables.
(b) Preparing young men for battle with many feasts.
(c) Raising poultry in a kind and humane way.
(d) Forming friendships with the purpose of betrayal, murder and cannibalism.
12. Where is Yae's wife, Kautap, cooking as Yae waits to go to Haenam?
(a) At the central place inside the treehouse.
(b) At the stove in her government-supplied trailer.
(c) In the summer kitchen which is a separate building out back.
(d) In a small boat floating on the river.
13. When Yae arrives at the Haenam village at the beginning of Chapter 2, why is he so confident?
(a) He has been visiting them for seven months and they have been very friendly and warm.
(b) He is bringing them steel axes and a chain saw.
(c) He is carrying a concealed gun so that if there is trouble, he can defend himself.
(d) He is marrying the chief's daughter and will soon be related to the tribe.
14. What do the Sawi warriors do when they meet Don Richardson and John McCain for the first time?
(a) They panic, many of them leaping out of the canoes; everyone trembling.
(b) They launch an attack of arrows.
(c) They stand in their canoes completely and totally still.
(d) Most of the warriors faint and have to be revived with camphor.
15. What is the most powerful family relationship in Sawi culture?
(a) Brother to brother.
(b) A man and his wife.
(c) A man and his mother-in-law.
(d) A mother and her grandmother.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why must the women, young men and children leave when Yae's skull is cracked open?
2. Why is Hadi so important to Don Richardson?
3. Where is Yae sitting at the beginning of chapter one?
4. How many pounds does the average wild boar weigh?
5. What does Richardson like about the possibility of building on the kidari?
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