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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 else comes out of the cave/slot?
(b) The coyote's cubs.
2. What is an accurate word to describe Chandler?
3. What does Chandler admit?
(a) That he is after the diamonds, that he was waiting for Billy Tuve, and that he had seen him with her further up the trail.
(b) That he is there solely to help Joe Leaphorn.
(c) That he came down into the canyon initially to kill Joanna.
(d) That he is the one who robbed and killed the jewelry store owner.
4. What does the old shaman who lives on the side of the canyon claim?
(a) To be Matwa.
(b) To know all Hopi.
(c) To have lots of diamonds.
(d) To speak to Hopi ancestors.
5. At whom is Chee staring?
(a) Cowboy Dashee.
(d) Joe Leapman.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Bernie going after finding the stuff in the cave?
2. Why does Bernie start exploring?
3. What does Chee see shooting out of the slot?
4. Where does Chandler position himself?
5. What is the first thing Bernie sees as she looks in the cave/rain slot?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do you think is the purpose in Chapter 15 of the narrator reiterating many facts already known to the reader?
2. What so you think is the significance in the different responses to the shaman's body between that of Chandler and Joanna?
3. Why do you think Hillerman has Tuve disappear?
4. What do you think Joanna's decision to continue down to the canyon floor indicates?
5. What does Hillerman use Bernie for and why?
6. Why do you think Cowboy Dashee is part of this story since it seems he did not contribute much in previous chapters and he is now out of the story because of his ankle?
7. What is incongruous in Chapter 26 that conflicts with something narrated in Chapter 14?
8. How does Chandler unconsciously give away his intentions in the scene where he and Joanna discover the snuff cans?
9. How is Bernie's assurance about Chandler highly ironic in the scheme of the history of Native Americans?
10. When the old Hopi woman warns Bernie that she shouldn't be there, the woman then warms up to her; why do you think this is?
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