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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What brings the Sawi villagers to a sudden halt when they hear it for the first time?
(a) The diesel engines of the Dutch military boats.
(b) The large migration of birds which flew overhead.
(c) The song of a lark at break of day.
(d) The explosion of a nuclear bomb.
2. What does the Sawi expression "hahap kaman" mean?
(a) The group is full of ecstatic joy.
(b) Dinner is ready.
(c) The warriors are about to attack.
(d) All is lost and there is no hope left.
3. What is Don Richardson feeling as he steps onto the bank of the Kronkel and meets those who are waiting for them?
(a) He is feeling triumphant at having made the voyage.
(b) He is psyching himself up for the sermon he is going to give.
(c) He is angry at his wife for being so scared.
(d) He is frightened that he may have misread the situation.
4. What vessel does the Richardson family use to arrive at their new home?
(a) A rowboat with diesel motor.
(b) A long dugout canoe.
(c) A plane.
(d) A speedboat.
5. What does the high pitched command signal should happen?
(a) It signals that everyone should go home.
(b) It signals that the Richardsons should be attacked and brought down.
(c) It signals that the drums should begin.
(d) It signals that the children should ask for food and water.
6. What do the Sawi people do when the long poles holding up their homes begin to rot?
(a) They lower their houses to the ground.
(b) They replace them with steel girders.
(c) They move to another location.
(d) They work with their neighbors and replace all the poles.
7. What principle does Don Richardson believe God gives him to offer the tribal people?
(a) The principle of capitalism.
(b) The principle of redemption.
(c) The principle of original sin.
(d) The principle of cause and effect.
8. What is the only safe way for a Sawi person to drink water from the river?
(a) The river water must never be drunk. It is full of germs.
(b) To put one's head underwater completely and drink.
(c) To toss each scoop of water in the air and catch it in one's mouth.
(d) To drink it with a straw-like tool made of sago leaves.
9. What is unique about the kidari along the Kronkel river?
(a) The kidari has dangerous currents which should be avoided.
(b) The kidari is a waterfall which falls some 500 feet.
(c) The kidari has many types of exotic fish which visit it.
(d) The kidari is the longest straight stretch of the river.
10. Who actually completes the murder of Yae?
(a) The dogs of the village.
(b) His mother-in-law.
(c) He dies of starvation.
(d) The women and children of the Haenam village.
11. What does Hurip trade to obtain his "kapak," his steel ax?
(a) Many months of work.
(b) One of his children.
(c) Pork, fish and stone-tipped arrows.
(d) Gold and silver.
12. What are the two new tools Richardson gives the men of Tumdu?
(a) A steel fish gutting machine.
(b) A steel knife and steel machete.
(c) A steel hammer and saw.
(d) A radio and camera.
13. A typical stone axe would be swung 40 times to fell a tree. How many times does Hurip have to swing his steel axe to cut down the tree?
(b) Four times
(c) 80 times.
(d) 39 times.
14. What is the name of the tribe that Don Richardson and his wife Carol live with?
(a) The Soweto tribe.
(b) The Sowanda tribe.
(c) The South End tribe.
(d) The Sawi tribe.
15. Who is Ebenezer G. Vine?
(a) The great-grandfather of Don Richardson's who farmed in Nebraska.
(b) A veteran missionary who speaks at Don Richardson's college.
(c) An explorer and geographer who had charted Africa.
(d) A well known philosopher and theologian from Denmark.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is "saravon"?
2. What is the name of the sea which the Kronkel river empties into?
3. What is the most powerful family relationship in Sawi culture?
4. What is the Prairie Bible Institute?
5. What does eating flesh for the first time mean to Sawi children?
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