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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 organize to celebrate his first Christmas with the Sawi?
(a) A large scale inter-village feast.
(b) A huge ironwood tree covered with ornaments.
(c) A Bible study for a few close Sawi friends.
(d) A trip for his family to Australia.
2. What does "gefam ason" mean?
(a) Touching the stench.
(b) Tasting nothing.
(c) The end of the world.
(d) Paddling through the storm.
3. What are the relatives of Warahai doing to his body now that they believe his soul has left?
(a) Laying sago bread across his chest.
(b) Putting heavy stones on him in order to sink his body to the bottom of the river.
(c) Burning him with coals, shouting his name and pinching him.
(d) Carrying him around the village on their shoulders.
4. What vision does Aham have which convinces the Sawi villagers that there is no hope for Warahai?
(a) A vision of a spirit flock which cover the village as they fly over.
(b) A vision of a great tall Walahari bird which tells her to let go of Warahai.
(c) A vision of Warahai speaking to her from the other side.
(d) A vision of a spirit which ambushes Warahai's soul and eats it.
5. What have the Sawi villagers constructed around the Richardson home?
(a) Tatious, boat docks.
(b) Saurai, temporary homes.
(c) Satanoun, battle structures.
(d) Nadous, long fireplaces for cooking.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Warahai's mother crouched over the body of her son, covering his loins with her face and hands?
2. What is Aham's role in the village?
3. Why is Richardson so excited about the peace child ritual?
4. When the Richardsons, Winifred and Mavo fall off the capsized dugout and into the Kronkel river, what happens first?
5. What does Richardson conclude has been the reason Sawi people have survived so long?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is God's "Tarop"?
2. What does Richardson see in the ritual of the Sawi peace child which gives him hope about sharing his Christian message with the villagers?
3. What does the phrase "cool water" mean in the Sawi language?
4. What does Richardson see as the true battle in Chapter 13, War at my Door?
5. When the Richardsons inform the Sawi leaders that they will be moving, what surprising response do they receive?
6. What does Kimi come to do to Warahai?
7. In Chapter 24, what does Richardson organize and describe that would have been impossible when he first arrived?
8. What is the custom of fighting as described in Chapter 13, War at my Door?
9. How do the Sawi people know that Warahai's soul has left his body?
10. What ritual do the Sawi villagers engage in which inspires the title of this book?
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