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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What distinct advantage did the cave offer?
(a) Its location close to running water.
(b) Its steep path would be hard to traverse for predatory animals.
(c) A hole for smoke to escape.
(d) Its location high above the valley.

2. What does Jondalar wish the healer would let him do?
(a) Help the healer.
(b) Help his brother.
(c) Stay with his brother.
(d) Ask the zelandoni how they had known to come.

3. What stone did every person in the Clan carry?
(a) Red ochre.
(b) Black manganese dioxide.
(c) Iron pyrite.
(d) An ochre stained oval of mammoth ivory.

4. What did Jondalar make for Thonolan after he was gored?
(a) A bandage.
(b) A tourniquet.
(c) Willowbark tea.
(d) All of these.

5. What did the hyena manage to make off with?
(a) A whole shank.
(b) A leg.
(c) A haunch.
(d) None of these.

6. What did Ayla use on her hair?
(a) A comb.
(b) A teasel.
(c) All of these.
(d) A brush.

7. What is the foehn?
(a) A cold snap.
(b) A spring wind.
(c) A heat wave.
(d) A summer wind.

8. What wood makes good boats?
(a) Pine.
(b) Cedar.
(c) Green oak.
(d) Maple.

9. In what direction was the rhino nearly blind?
(a) To the side.
(b) Behind.
(c) Diagonally ahead.
(d) Directly ahead.

10. What were plantain leaves good for?
(a) Poultices for a cough.
(b) Sturdy, healing bandages for cuts and wounds.
(c) When in tea form, soaking ones feet would remove weariness.
(d) All of these.

11. What animal's tails adorned Jondalar and Thonolan's parkas?
(a) Fox.
(b) Ermine.
(c) Horse.
(d) Wolf.

12. What made Ayla grateful for the height of her cave?
(a) The spring floods.
(b) The summer fires.
(c) The nearness of the cave lions.
(d) All of these.

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

14. What did Jondalar fear while traveling by boat?
(a) A capsizing.
(b) A collision.
(c) A leak.
(d) All of these.

15. What was/is Ayla's totem?
(a) A eagle.
(b) A lynx.
(c) A bear.
(d) A cave lion.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Jondalar give Noria?

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

3. What was interesting about the person with dignified bearing?

4. What was determined to be the real reason Jondalar was interested in boat making?

5. Why didn't Ayla want one of the older reindeer?

(see the answer keys)

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