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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Richardson feel when he first shakes hands with a Sawi elder?
(a) That the Sawi are very short but quite strong.
(b) That these people are not to be trusted...ever...
(c) That the Sawi will never understand the way of the modern world.
(d) That they are equally human...flesh and blood...men.
2. What does Kauwan say that Yae should have given him in order to truly win his protection?
(a) A peace child.
(b) A thousand dollars.
(c) A gun and sword.
(d) His own wife.
3. What does Don Richardson interpret the tumult of Sawi activity as?
(a) A dangerous cannibalistic ritual.
(b) A chance to learn the Sawi language.
(c) A baptism into a new and strange world.
(d) The beginning of a violent war between Sawi and Tuan.
4. How many treehouses are there, in total, in the Mauro village?
(a) Seven hundred and fifty.
5. What are the two new tools Richardson gives the men of Tumdu?
(a) A radio and camera.
(b) A steel knife and steel machete.
(c) A steel fish gutting machine.
(d) A steel hammer and saw.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the high pitched command signal should happen?
2. What is the Prairie Bible Institute?
3. Which of these terms can be used to describe the tribe?
4. What is unique about the kidari along the Kronkel river?
5. Why do the elders Kigo, Hatu and Numu volunteer to make contact with the Tuans?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Ebenezer Vine promise the students fame and fortune?
2. What are some of the fears which the Sawi people have about the Tuans?
3. Who are the people that the author is going to work with?
4. What does Richardson believe is unavoidable in modern life?
5. What tools appears in Chapter 12, Patriarch of the Tumdu, which are new to Sawi culture?
6. How is the boar killed?
7. What is the key concept from Christianity that the missionary family uses to teach the Sawi people another way to live?
8. Why is Narai waiting in the elephant grass, in his small dugout? What is his purpose and job to do on this auspicious day?
9. For his journey to Haenam, Yae dresses in a very careful way. What are some of the underlying meanings which his clothing convey?
10. The Sawi people have a saying "the spirits have accepted our skin-grease in their rivers." What does this mean?
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