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Coyote and the Buffalo and other questions
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  • Question 1
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    Why does Coyote kick Buffalo Bull's skull?

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    Buffalo Bull had kicked Coyote first.

    Buffalo Bull had scared Coyote repeatedly.

    Buffalo Bull ran over Coyote and crushed his body.

    Buffalo Bull had stolen all of Coyote's food.

  • Question 2
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    What surprises Coyote after he kicks Buffalo Bull's skull?

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    Trees suddenly grow where Buffalo Bull's skull had been.

    A lightning storm suddenly appears over Coyote.

    Young Buffalo suddenly appears to defend Buffalo Bull's skeleton.

    Buffalo Bull suddenly runs up behind Coyote.

  • Question 3
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    In this trickster tale, Coyote's request to smoke allows him time to plan. This action shows that Coyote is

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    a morally courageous being.

    a very greedy individual.

    a clever individual.

    an incredibly violent being.

  • Question 4
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    Buffalo Bull is angry because

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    Coyote has powers that Buffalo Bull doesn't have.

    Buffalo Bull has lost his herd to Young Buffalo.

    Coyote tried to take away Buffalo Bull's horns.

    Coyote has chased away Buffalo Bull's children.

  • Question 5
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    To try out his new horns, Buffalo Bull

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    tosses a stump into the air.

    chops down another tree.

    shows them off the cows of his herd.

    charges into the side of a mountain.

  • Question 6
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    Why does Coyote go with Buffalo Bull to find the herd?

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    Coyote wants to make more horns for all of the herd.

    Buffalo Bull and Coyote are now friends.

    Coyote wants to steal one of Buffalo Bull's children.

    Coyote hopes to steal Buffalo Bull's new horns.

  • Question 7
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    When Young Buffalo sees Buffalo Bull, Young Buffalo

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    uses his magic power to raise a mountain and hide the herd.

    laughs at Buffalo Bull.

    is afraid of Buffalo Bull's new horns and tries to make peace with him.

    is afraid of Buffalo Bull's new horns and runs away.

  • Question 8
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    Buffalo Bull give Coyote the youngest cow to

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    finally get rid of the annoying Coyote.

    thank Coyote for his help.

    ask forgiveness for all of the things he had ever done to Coyote.

    get his horns back from Coyote.

  • Question 9
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    What causes Coyote to lose all of his food in this work?

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    his cleverness

    his cowardice

    his greed

    his anger

  • Question 10
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    What type of story is a type of folk tale that features an character who engages in deceit, violence, and magic?

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    a myth

    a creation myth

    an epic saga

    a trickster tale

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    What are archetypal characters?

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    character types that can be found in literature from different cultures throughout time

    the main character of a story that defies all of the obstacles that are in the character's way of his or her main goal.

    character types that can be found in a specific culture during a set number of specific years

    the antagonists of an epic story that all try to defeat the hero from accomplishing his main goal.

  • Question 12
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    Which of the following characters would not represent the trickster archetype?

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    Loki

    Bugs Bunny

    The Joker

    Captain America

  • Question 13
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    Myths and folk tales offered primitive cultures explanations about humanity and nature. Which of the following CAN NOT be learned from this trickster tale?

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    Why buffalo didn't live in a certain area near the Rocky Mountains

    Be respectful of the dead and their remains.

    Why buffalo live together in large herds

    The consequences of being greedy

    Why coyotes never have any of their own food.

  • Question 14
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    What becomes of the grandmother in “World on the Turtle’s Back”?

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    She dies and is buried, the first to receive the Iroquois funeral rites.

    Her body becomes the earth, from which food grows.

    Her head becomes the moon, watching over the world.

    She is cast into the ocean.

  • Question 15
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    In “World on the Turtle’s Back”, what grows on the twins’ mother’s grave?

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    The plants that Iroquois still eat.

    A huge tree, like the one in Sky World.

    Nothing will grow there.

  • Question 16
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    Q. Define a myth
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    a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.
    a short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral.
    a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.
    an account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment.
  • Question 17
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    A folk tale that explains how the earth was made is best classified as

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    a fairy tale

    a creation myth

    a trickster tale

    a haiku

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