Mid-Book Test - Medium
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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. Why does Kauwan refuse to help Yae escape his terrible fate?
(a) Kauwan has been promised a wife by one of the village men.
(b) Kauwan is Yae's brother and has no power.
(c) Kauwan has been taken away to the jungle by his family.
(d) Kauwan is deaf and cannot hear Yae's cry of fear.
2. What does the Richardson family sleep underneath?
(a) A mosquito net.
(b) The open sky full of stars.
(c) A crucifix.
(d) A wooden box.
3. What is the primary redemptive analogy which Richardson uses to reach the tribal people?
(a) The tribal ritual of Jesus and the disciples.
(b) The tribal ritual of "fattening for slaughter."
(c) The tribal ritual of a "peace child."
(d) The tribal ritual of marriage.
4. What time of day does the Richardson family arrive at their new home?
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. Where is Yae sitting at the beginning of chapter one?
2. What does "Tuwi asonai makaerin" mean?
3. Why does Yae's wife, Kautap, throw his stone ax in the river when she hears that her husband has been murdered?
4. What do the Sawi people believe airplanes are?
5. Who is waiting at the new homesite when the Richardsons arrive?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Richardson see as the true battle in Chapter 13, War at my Door?
2. Why does Richardson title this chapter "Baptism of Strangeness"?
3. In Chapter 24, what does Richardson organize and describe that would have been impossible when he first arrived?
4. Why is the arrival of Hurip, the injured Kayagar, such a challenge?
5. Who is Biakadon?
6. What do the Richardsons find surprising and difficult about the Sawi people?
7. What is Carol Richardson's reaction to the sight of 200 armed warriors and the women and children standing massed, awaiting their arrival?
8. What was the moment in which Yae realizes that he has been tricked?
9. What does "my liver trembles" mean in the Sawi idiom?
10. Why was Yae so confident and relaxed on this visit to the Haenam village?
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