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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 do the young boys spread the news that the Richardson family is eating brains?
(a) Because Richardsons tell the boys this to frighten them.
(b) Because their macaroni supper looks like brains.
(c) Because they are lying to get attention.
(d) Because the Richardsons frighten them.
2. How does the author describe a Sawi manhouse?
(a) As the Parthenon of Sawi culture.
(b) As a library and movie theatre in the Sawi village.
(c) As a rundown, smoke-filled, unhealthy gathering place.
(d) As a den of inequity.
3. In 1963 who does the Dutch government begin to give control of the Netherlands New Guinea to?
(a) Through the World Court they give control to Australia.
(b) Through the Geneva Accord they give control to the Sawi.
(c) Through the League of Nations they give control to the United States.
(d) Through the United Nations they transfer control to Indonesian sovereignty.
4. What two villages are fighting on the Tuan's doorstep?
(a) The Harasiomi and the Kaondahari are fighting.
(b) The Kayangar and the Sawi are in battle.
(c) The Kamur and Haenam villages are in battle.
(d) The Sawi are fighting the Tuan.
5. What does Richardson believe keeps true peace from existing among Sawi people?
(a) The inability of the Sawi people to understand what peace is.
(b) The belief of the Sawi people in demons.
(c) The fact that they are illiterate.
(d) The possibility of tusi asonai man.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the woman, once beautiful, now covered in mud, weeping and wailing in grief?
2. Who reads the Christmas scripture at the worship service?
3. Why is it so important to Richardson that the patriarchs, the older men, convert to Christianity?
4. What is the first level of despair?
5. What is the second level of despair?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the Sawidome?
2. When the Richardsons inform the Sawi leaders that they will be moving, what surprising response do they receive?
3. What does "my liver trembles" mean in the Sawi idiom?
4. What does Kimi come to do to Warahai?
5. What surprises Richardson about the Sawi language?
6. What does Richardson promise to teach the Sawi Christians?
7. Why does Carol's warm wash water have black specks in it?
8. What is "aumamay"?
9. What have the Sawi built in the time after modern life and Christianity have come to them?
10. What does Richardson see in the ritual of the Sawi peace child which gives him hope about sharing his Christian message with the villagers?
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