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

Lori Alvord
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Twelve, The Spirit Horse's Bridle.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Patients are made to be _________ in the traditional medicine system, according to this book.
(a) Dramatized.
(b) Passive.
(c) Dehumanized.
(d) Active.

2. Women are allowed to have ________ names as a part of their position and role in society.
(a) War.
(b) Animal.
(c) Flower.
(d) Hunting.

3. Alvord also tries to avoid _________ and arguments in order to help her baby stay calm.
(a) Confrontations.
(b) Surgeries.
(c) Situations.
(d) Appointments.

4. Alvord's __________, due to her training as a surgeon, often makes her look like a white woman.
(a) Appearance.
(b) Clothing.
(c) Movements.
(d) Rules.

5. Many people who see stories about the Navajo and this disease begin to worry that it is the way the Navajo _________ that causes the disease.
(a) Live.
(b) Drive.
(c) Drink.
(d) Worship.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was often impatient with those who did a poor job and did not like to be questioned?

2. There is some evidence now that suggests patients are _________ during surgery and this awareness affects them after.

3. Every dominant culture, according to Alvord, accuses the subordinate cultures of not being __________.

4. Alvord says her pregnancy allows her to become closer to all of the ___________ around her.

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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