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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the Great Mother River called today?
(a) The Danube.
(b) The Sister.
(c) The Nile.
(d) Thames.

2. What kind of berries did Ayla come across?
(a) Blackberries.
(b) Huckleberries.
(c) Raspberries.
(d) Blueberries.

3. What color does Thonolan miss?
(a) Red.
(b) Green.
(c) Orange.
(d) Yellow.

4. What had caused Ayla to forget the intense cold of the steppes?
(a) A herd of woolly rhinoceros.
(b) A herd of reindeer.
(c) A herd of Saiga antelope.
(d) A herd of mammoth.

5. What had become a habit for Ayla in the mornings?
(a) Checking the horses.
(b) Going for a swim.
(c) Washing her hair.
(d) Washing her wrap.

6. Why wouldn't Jetamio be happy with the Zelandonii?
(a) She wouldn't fit in.
(b) Her home means a lot to her.
(c) Too many other men would vie for her attention.
(d) She wouldn't be able to contribute.

7. What was reminiscent of an earthquake to Ayla?
(a) The crack of a tree falling and hitting the ground.
(b) Thunder.
(c) None of these.
(d) Lightning.

8. What was the tree called that was adorned with offerings?
(a) The Mating Tree.
(b) The Mother Tree.
(c) The Wishing Tree.
(d) The Blessing Tree.

9. Why is it likely that Noria would birth a child of Jondalar's spirit?
(a) Haduma had great magic.
(b) Noria would sleep with him till she conceived.
(c) Noria would sleep with no other man.
(d) All of these.

10. Who was Jondalar supposed to mate at the Summer Meeting?
(a) Marina.
(b) Malona.
(c) Marona.
(d) Malinda.

11. What was the burly man carrying on his back?
(a) Mammoth tusks.
(b) The horse haunches.
(c) A large bale of hay.
(d) A wizened old woman.

12. What advantage did Ayla have over other Clan women?
(a) None of these.
(b) She could hunt.
(c) She was adaptable.
(d) She was a medicine woman.

13. What was the great sturgeon called?
(a) Both of these.
(b) Grandmother.
(c) Haduma.
(d) Neither of these.

14. What did Ayla name the horse?
(a) Whiney.
(b) Whinney.
(c) Nicker.
(d) Bolt.

15. What did the first stones from Ayla's sling show the hyenas?
(a) That Ayla wasn't to be trifled with.
(b) That the reindeer was not an easy target.
(c) All of these.
(d) Ayla's range.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Ayla decide she would gather that day?

2. What does Thonolan tell Jondalar he has to look forward to?

3. Who was Iza?

4. What did Ayla like to wear for comfort?

5. Who was the woman that Jondalar was seeing?

(see the answer keys)

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