Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Keith Basso and Charles Henry stand with in May 1979?
(a) Morley Cromwell.
(b) Matt Henry.
(c) Sophie Henry.
(d) Jared Bott.

2. What does Keith Basso say the sense of place is a possession of?
(a) Clans.
(b) Tribes.
(c) Society.
(d) Particular individuals.

3. What were two of the places Basso went to explained to him as being?
(a) Place-worlds.
(b) Place-planets.
(c) Place-universes.
(d) Place-history.

4. What is the translation of the name of the place Basso and Charles Henry were at?
(a) Small flowers Became Big.
(b) River Going Down Between Valley.
(c) Dead Old Woman Sleeping.
(d) Water Lies With Mud In An Open Container.

5. When did Edward Spicer say Western Apache would not become tribal historians?
(a) 1963.
(b) 1962.
(c) 1965.
(d) 1969.

6. What does Basso say the maps looked like in mid-July?
(a) A large piece of paper.
(b) A table cloth.
(c) An old blanket.
(d) Littered with shotgun pellets.

7. Who founded the project that the chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe suggested to Keith Basso?
(a) The National Ethnology Foundation.
(b) The National Science Foundation.
(c) The National Map Foundation.
(d) The National Sociology Foundation.

8. How do the Apache see the past, according to Basso?
(a) As a field.
(b) As a woman.
(c) As a river.
(d) As a trail.

9. What does Basso argue Apache are concerned with regarding events?
(a) Who was present.
(b) Where they occured.
(c) When they occured.
(d) What lessons can be learned.

10. How many areas did Basso and his group chart?
(a) 209.
(b) 105.
(c) 109.
(d) 119.

11. What does Keith Basso say each chapter of the book would be centered on?
(a) A different place.
(b) A different Apache person.
(c) A different tribe.
(d) A different letter.

12. Who does Keith Basso say worked for years in community where ties to places were vital?
(a) Anthropologists.
(b) Police officers.
(c) Electric companies.
(d) IRS agents.

13. What were the Apaches looking for that named the place Basso and Charles Henry were at?
(a) A place to bury their dead.
(b) A safe place to settle.
(c) A place to build a temple.
(d) A place to plant their crop.

14. How does Keith Basso describe his profession?
(a) A topologist.
(b) Ethnographers.
(c) Linguists.
(d) Ethnographer-linguists.

15. What did the chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe suggest Keith Basso do?
(a) Create a dictionary.
(b) To become the tribe lawyer.
(c) A map of the land of his tribe.
(d) Leave his land.

Short Answer Questions

1. What grants did Keith Basso receive to do his work in Indian country?

2. Who said, "Wherever things look bright"?

3. What does Keith Basso say of the sociology of Goffman?

4. What was Snakes' Water?

5. How long did Keith Basso's project take?

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