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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many people can be seated at a worship service inside the new Sawidome?
(a) Fifty thousand.
(b) One thousand.
(c) One hundred.
2. What do the Sawi people build for a dead person?
(a) A raft to send them down the river.
(b) A sarcophagus.
(c) A stone covered dugout which will sink to the bottom of the Kronkel.
(d) A gravehouse above ground.
3. What does Hato say about God?
(a) "God must be very, very far away."
(b) "God must not care for us if such things happen."
(c) "God does not know what he is doing."
(d) "God must have been sad just like me."
4. What insult is hurtled at a Haenam youth which almost starts a serious battle?
(a) He is called "slow as mud."
(b) He is called "weird old man."
(c) He is called "tuan like."
(d) He is called "lizard-skin."
5. What does "gefam ason" mean?
(a) Tasting nothing.
(b) Paddling through the storm.
(c) The end of the world.
(d) Touching the stench.
6. What have the Sawi villagers constructed around the Richardson home?
(a) Nadous, long fireplaces for cooking.
(b) Saurai, temporary homes.
(c) Tatious, boat docks.
(d) Satanoun, battle structures.
7. What medicine do the Richardsons have which saves the lives of Mavu, Nair and Paha?
8. How many teachers are working in the new Sawi school?
(b) One hundred.
(d) Five hundred.
9. How many pigs are being cooked on this first Christmas?
(b) Five hundred.
10. How does the author describe a Sawi manhouse?
(a) As a library and movie theatre in the Sawi village.
(b) As a rundown, smoke-filled, unhealthy gathering place.
(c) As a den of inequity.
(d) As the Parthenon of Sawi culture.
11. What is the first thing Warahi says when he comes out of his coma?
(a) "Where am I?"
(b) "O Mother, don't be sad."
(c) "I am hungry."
(d) "Help me up, I must walk."
12. What does "my liver trembles" refer to?
(a) It means "I am extremely hungry."
(b) It means "you have aroused longing in me."
(c) It means "illness has struck me and I am near death."
(d) It means "the day has come for me to die."
13. Why is Richardson so excited about the peace child ritual?
(a) He believes that Christianity must have been introduced to the Sawi long ago.
(b) It shows the Sawi people are capable of understanding and practicing peace.
(c) He is not excited; he thinks it is all very hopeless and sad.
(d) He thinks it will make a good book.
14. Why is Hato so filled with grief?
(a) Hato had given a peace child to the Kayagar and they killed and ate the child.
(b) Hato was in grief over the loss of his place as chief.
(c) Hato had lost his parents recently.
(d) Hato had seen many of his children die of malaria.
15. What does Richardson build after five years among the Sawi to replace his small thatchbox home?
(a) A riverboat home.
(b) An underground bunker.
(c) A three-bedroom dwelling.
(d) A 14-bedroom hotel.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is willing to give up his only son?
2. What do Sawi people do if twins are born?
3. What gifts are given among the Sawi people at this first Christmas?
4. What fruits and flowers do the missionaries introduce to the Sawi?
5. In 1963 who does the Dutch government begin to give control of the Netherlands New Guinea to?
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