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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. Which two village groups need to make peace?
(a) Pirapum and Plactoman.
(b) Haenam and Kamur.
(c) Kayagar and Atum.
(d) Olada and Naydu.
2. What do the Sawi people call Jesus?
(a) Jesus the Tailor, the one who makes us new.
(b) Tahari Tamala, the spirit who rises again.
(c) Tawanda Tahoi, the one who is beyond reach.
(d) Tarap Tim Kodon, the perfect peace child.
3. 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 "lizard-skin."
(d) He is called "tuan like."
4. What does Richardson believe keeps true peace from existing among Sawi people?
(a) The fact that they are illiterate.
(b) The possibility of tusi asonai man.
(c) The inability of the Sawi people to understand what peace is.
(d) The belief of the Sawi people in demons.
5. What do Aham and Richardson have in common?
(a) They have nothing in common.
(b) They both believe in a spiritual world, and they both talk to spirit/god.
(c) They are both over 60 years of age.
(d) They both believe that Warahari is dead.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Richardson organize to celebrate his first Christmas with the Sawi?
2. What do the Sawi people build for a dead person?
3. Why does Amio want Hurip to die?
4. Why is Beray not welcoming to the men from Wiyar?
5. How does Mavo respond to the protection and kindness which Richardson shows to him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the Richardsons conclude about the ongoing violence which they face amid the combined Sawi village communities?
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 "my liver trembles" mean in the Sawi idiom?
4. Why does Carol's warm wash water have black specks in it?
5. What are the four levels of despair in the Sawi ritual of "gefam asan"?
6. What is the Sawidome?
7. What is the custom of fighting as described in Chapter 13, War at my Door?
8. What happens when the Richardson family and their Sawi friends capsized in the dugout?
9. A Sawi woman dies in childbirth along with the twins that she gives birth to. What do the Sawi believe about twins?
10. What ritual do the Sawi villagers engage in which inspires the title of this book?
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