The Scalpel and the Silver Bear Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Lori Alvord
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Five, Rez Dogs and Crow Dreams.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Native American history shows how other cultures have come to see their race as ____________.
(a) Useless.
(b) Superior.
(c) Ignorable.
(d) Inferior.

2. Alvord sees alcohol as the lubrication of __________ which allows other people to dominate the Navajo people.
(a) Trepidation.
(b) Consternation.
(c) Conflagration.
(d) Domination.

3. Robert Cupp is Alvord's father, and knew everyone, every animal, and every _____________ in the area.
(a) Book.
(b) Geographical location.
(c) Shadow.
(d) Car.

4. Most people on the reservation spoke __________ as their first language, according to Alvord.
(a) Lakota.
(b) Navajo.
(c) English.
(d) Spanish.

5. Alvord begins to see how her Native American ________ can aid in her educational process.
(a) Background.
(b) Story.
(c) Theology.
(d) Experience.

Short Answer Questions

1. What subject in school has always fascinated Alvord?

2. Alvord's grandmother _________ understands the complexities of living two lives, as she comes from a mixed background.

3. What is the type of surgery that Evelyn Bitsui has to have during this section of the book's narrative?

4. Where is Alvord accepted into medical school, a place that is close to where her sister is located?

5. Navajos have a strong cultural belief that they should never touch _____________.

(see the answer key)

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