Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache Test | Final 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. In what state is the Cibecue settlement?
(a) Arizona.
(b) Montana.
(c) New Mexico.
(d) Colorado.

2. What happened to the girl in the story told by the group, in Chapter 3?
(a) She ate a dead horse.
(b) She was bitten by a snake.
(c) She ate a berry.
(d) She was stung by a bee.

3. Who did Nick Thompson claim needed printed maps?
(a) Apache.
(b) Women.
(c) White men.
(d) Navajo.

4. What was Nick's comment as Basso left Cibecue?
(a) "I cannot work for you next season."
(b) "Goodness is all around Cibecue."
(c) "You are a good friend."
(d) "Your work is invaluable."

5. What does Basso say the story might have been?
(a) An elaborate insurance scam.
(b) The truth.
(c) Misinterpreted.
(d) A lie.

6. How long does Basso say he had known Nick Thompson?
(a) 22 years.
(b) 25 years.
(c) 30 years.
(d) 20 years.

7. What does Basso say the place-names were used for by the woman whose brother was ill?
(a) To wish for his speedy recovery.
(b) To quiet her down.
(c) To complain about him.
(d) To hear her ancestors.

8. What does Basso say Robert emphasized?
(a) "Pleasantness and goodness will be forthcoming."
(b) "Learning from one's mistake is hardly a human trait."
(c) "He will get better with time."
(d) "He will learn from his mistake."

9. When does "Chapter 2, Stalking with Stories" start?
(a) June 1980.
(b) June 1984.
(c) June 1981.
(d) June 1982.

10. What do children become that do not not learn to tie places and names with historical tales?
(a) Intellectualy limited.
(b) Less moral.
(c) Bankers.
(d) More moral.

11. How did the brother became ill?
(a) He was stung by bees.
(b) He ate mushrooms.
(c) He touched a snake skin.
(d) He was bitten by a rat.

12. What type of events does Basso say the Apaches did not have?
(a) Roads.
(b) Placeless.
(c) Good memory.
(d) Rights to their own land.

13. When did Basso leave Cibecue in 1981?
(a) In the winter.
(b) In the fall.
(c) In the summer.
(d) In the spring.

14. What does Basso say generated a wide range of cognitive associations?
(a) Place-names.
(b) History.
(c) Stories.
(d) Sagas.

15. At what elevation can the Cibecue settlement be found?
(a) 5,900 feet.
(b) 4,900 feet.
(c) 3,900 feet.
(d) 1,900 feet.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do tales force individuals to do?

2. What does Basso say ecological studies cannot fully account for?

3. Whose brother does Basso overhear became ill while visiting Lola?

4. What does Basso say of the conversation about the ill brother?

5. What problem does Basso say using place-names in the conversation about the brother solve?

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