Mermaid Story - An Aboriginal Dreamtime Story

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Mermaid Quizzes & Trivia

Watch this Aboriginal Dreamtime Story, 'The Mermaid' and answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     The old man in the story is probably a
    • A. 

      Hunter

    • B. 

      Gatherer

    • C. 

      Tribal elder

    • D. 

      Songman

  • 2. 
    The old man leaves the camp because
    • A. 

      He has ceremonies to comple

    • B. 

      He feels unhappy and unwanted

    • C. 

      He is looking for adventure

  • 3. 
    The mermaids
    • A. 

      Enjoy having the old man there

    • B. 

      Want the old man to go away

    • C. 

      Want to hurt the old man

  • 4. 
    The old man sees his family and realises that
    • A. 

      They are missing him

    • B. 

      He is missing them

    • C. 

      They do not realise he has gone

  • 5. 
    The old man is helped to return by
    • A. 

      A mermaid

    • B. 

      A crocodile

    • C. 

      A turtle

  • 6. 
    He is lead back to his family by
    • A. 

      A bird

    • B. 

      A kangaroo

    • C. 

      He knows the way back

  • 7. 
    Are the mermaids friendly or evil spirits?
    • A. 

      Friendly

    • B. 

      Evil

  • 8. 
    Aboriginal Stories may exist to
    • A. 

      Teach young people about natural events

    • B. 

      Warn them about dangers

    • C. 

      Explains relationships and identity

    • D. 

      Teach them about the law and right behaviour

    • E. 

      All of the above

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