Yanomamo: The Fierce People Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Napoleon Chagnon
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How long are the chosen submitted to fasting?
(a) 1 year.
(b) 3 days.
(c) 6 months.
(d) 1 week.

2. What is a favored pastime of the tribe?
(a) Storytelling.
(b) Fishing.
(c) Taking hallucinogenic drugs.
(d) Hunting.

3. What is the hope when trading women?
(a) Gaining more than the other tribe.
(b) Getting an especially fertile woman.
(c) Avoiding civil rights groups.
(d) Get a better one.

4. What are the two types of cannibalism?
(a) High cannibalism and low cannibalism.
(b) Inner cannibalism and Outer cannibalism.
(c) Axicannibalism and egricannibalism.
(d) Exocannibalism and endocannibalism.

5. There is no word in the Yanomamo language for:
(a) Peace.
(b) Love.
(c) Rivalry.
(d) Enjoyment.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which is not among the possessions of a "wealthy" woman?

2. What item is commonly shared in the tribe?

3. What is an important part of the tribe's mythology?

4. The mortality rate is high for which sector of the tribe?

5. Which is not one of the main reasons to form alliances?

(see the answer key)

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