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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. Who does Yuan get into a dispute with on the train?
(a) The priest from America.
(b) A white woman.
(d) The man serving food.
2. What does Yuan take his students outdoors to do?
(a) Visit the poor.
(c) Beg for money.
(d) Study the capital's social changes.
3. What does Yuan try to convince Mary about those from his homeland?
(a) They have come up with the solution to all humanity's problems.
(b) They do not suffer from poverty.
(c) They are morally superior to Americans.
(d) They are more respectful towards others.
4. Yuan befriends a teacher in America who has a daughter. What is the daughter's name?
5. Why is Yuan so interested in his teacher's daughter?
(a) She reminds him of Ai-lan.
(b) She is interested in Yuan's homeland.
(c) He thinks his father would approve of her.
(d) She is well-educated.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom does Yuan's father owe a lot of money to?
2. What does Yuan learn from the woman on the ship?
3. What is the bad news that Yuan receives about his hometown?
4. What do Yuan and Mei-ling agree to do before Yuan leaves for the capital city?
5. Who meets Yuan when he debarks from the train?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Yuan is on the train to visit his father, what kind of people does he notice sitting around him?
2. In what ways does Yuan struggle with his pride?
3. Why does Yuan grow to like Mei-ling?
4. What is Yuan thankful to Mary for as he leaves America?
5. How does Yuan incorporate his love of the land with teaching? What are his student's reactions?
6. Why does Yuan accept Meng's proposal to come work in the new capital city?
7. What evidence of social change does Yuan experience on the boat on the way back to China?
8. Why is Yuan embarrassed by the Chinese brothers who put on a comedy act at the school?
9. What is Yuan shocked by as he debarks from the train and rides with Meng through the city?
10. What does Yuan learn about his father's financial situation when he visits?
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