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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of demands did Chinese families have for their maids?
(a) They have standard demands-the same everywhere.
(b) They demand more without paying more.
(c) They are willing to pay more when they demand more.
(d) They have fewer demands of their maids than foreign missionaries.
2. During the New Year's holiday of 1895, where did Lao get temporary work?
(a) At her old house cleaning floors.
(b) For the Yin family at the Shou Pei.
(c) With the Lius at a new business venture.
(d) On the streets begging.
3. How many wives did Chang the Chen T'ai have?
4. Why did Mantze return home after her marriage?
(a) Mantze's husband died.
(b) Her husband beat her.
(c) Mantze neeed to help her mother.
(d) Lao could not afford to maintain two households.
5. What does Lao say about working for foreign missionaries?
(a) It is easier than working for Chinese families.
(b) They will not allow their maids to leave.
(c) They do not pay decent wages.
(d) It is harder to watch their children.
Short Answer Questions
1. What best describes Lao's time with Major Liu and his family?
2. While Mantze lives with her husband, what did her husband bring home?
3. How doid Mantze charm the Third Mistress?
4. What condition did Mantze's husband leave her in?
5. While working for Mrs. Burns, how did Lao keep her house?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Lao make life plans for Mantze?
2. How was Lao's life with Chang the Chen T'ai?
3. How did Lao help the master with the mistresses during a fight?
4. What does Lao recount about the three times that she "died"?
5. How does Lao like working for Chinese families more than working for foreign missionaries?
6. How did Lao feel about her overall life with Major Liu?
7. How did Lao feel when her husband died? Why?
8. What happened with Lao when she quarreled with her mistress at Major Liu's house?
9. What was Lao's life like while she lived with the civil officials?
10. What happened to Mantze and her marriage?
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