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. Medicine men and women come to see the person they are treating as a __________ person.
(a) Whole.
(b) Deadly.
(c) Bored.
(d) Scattered.

2. Who is called in to help the Navajo people if they can not heal on their own?
(a) Outsiders.
(b) Medicine man.
(c) Grandparents.
(d) Parents.

3. Alvord's ________ has troubles with alcohol too, which allows her to see alcoholism as a disease rather than a character flaw.
(a) Mother.
(b) Uncle.
(c) Father.
(d) Brother.

4. Where is Alvord encouraged to go by Rosenberg, even though she does not think she is capable?
(a) Nursing school.
(b) A new hospital.
(c) Medical school.
(d) Biology remedial courses.

5. Alvord and her sisters never think the media's representation of ___________ has anything to do with them.
(a) Whites.
(b) Hispanics.
(c) Indians.
(d) Children.

Short Answer Questions

1. Women are allowed to have ________ names as a part of their position and role in society.

2. What are Navajo men particularly vulnerable toward, which causes many maladies among Navajo men?

3. _______ eventually has to make a decision about whether to stay on or to leave the reservation.

4. When the Navajo become ill, they often wonder what local ______ they broke in order to create the situation of disease.

5. A ___________ is a song that's needed to cure a person of their illness in the Navajo culture.

(see the answer key)

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