The Scalpel and the Silver Bear Test | Final Test - Easy

Lori Alvord
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the actual name of the disease that begins to kill the Navajo?
(a) Influenza.
(b) PCP.
(c) AIDS.
(d) Hantavirus.

2. What condition is Alvord treating in Melanie at the start of this chapter?
(a) Cancer.
(b) Influenza.
(c) Hantavirus.
(d) Appendicitis.

3. Alvord at first was hesitant to share her discoveries, but then moved beyond her ________.
(a) Fears.
(b) Limits.
(c) Tribe.
(d) Worries.

4. In the ________, there are accusations against the IHS that Native American women were sterilized.
(a) 1970s.
(b) 1960s.
(c) 1950s.
(d) 1980s.

5. Pregnancy induced hypertension is also known as ___________, which is the final diagnosis of Alvord at this point.
(a) Birlirubism.
(b) Preeclampsia.
(c) False labor.
(d) Mother's condition.

6. Most of the people that Lori has dated in her life have been _____________, though she likes to date from all backgrounds.
(a) Blacks.
(b) Native Americans.
(c) Whites.
(d) Indian.

7. What is the full name of the IHS, as described in this book as having conducted alleged atrocities?
(a) Indian Hurt Service.
(b) Interfaith Health Service.
(c) Interconnected Heart Service.
(d) Indian Health Service.

8. Bernice is scared of anyone who wants to ________ into her granddaughter, according to this section of the book.
(a) Wander.
(b) Look.
(c) Reach.
(d) Cut.

9. What is placed onto Alvord's body during the procedure, according to the story?
(a) A symbol.
(b) Red sash.
(c) White paint.
(d) Red jewels.

10. What does Jon decide to ask Lori out to when he finally summons up the courage to ask her out?
(a) Breakfast.
(b) Coffee.
(c) Dinner.
(d) Lunch.

11. Alvord says her pregnancy allows her to become closer to all of the ___________ around her.
(a) Suffering.
(b) Errors.
(c) Evil.
(d) Injustices.

12. There are many _______ that are involved with the birth of a Navajo child and Alvord wants to observe them.
(a) Prayers.
(b) Rituals.
(c) Superstitions.
(d) Stories.

13. Thomas also knows parts of the nine day _________ ceremony.
(a) Moon Light Way.
(b) Star Way.
(c) Night Way.
(d) Chant Way.

14. Alvord tries to avoid a _________ disaster by ensuring the family makes the decision before the courts are called in.
(a) Medical.
(b) Cultural.
(c) Ethical.
(d) Biological.

15. Alvord wants to remember her __________ during the surgical procedure in order to have more empathy for her patients.
(a) Lack of control.
(b) Misery.
(c) Separateness.
(d) Happiness.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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.

2. Traditionally, the Navajos are supposed to be in deference to __________, but Alvord make sure this didn't happen.

3. The eventual diagnosis for Florena is catastrophic ________, according to the records.

4. The _______ want to run their own health care system, outside of the Indian Health Service, which Alvord supports.

5. The first that is described in #157 is a sign that the ________ of the baby has attached to the body.

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