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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many replicates and how many firing batches did Min do?
(a) Six replicates in two firings.
(b) Ten replicates in three firings.
(c) Four replicates in two firings.
(d) A dozen replicates in three firings.
2. What did Crane-man tell Tree-ear would be the greatest danger on his trip?
(a) Falling off a mountain path.
(b) Wild animals.
(d) Government officials.
3. What did Tree-ear do to protect himself from the broken pottery?
(a) Wrapped it in rice straw from his jiggeh.
(b) Wrapped it in the silk that was inside the pottery.
(c) Wrapped it in his clay.
(d) Wrapped it in his tunic.
4. What did Tree-ear find to take to the palace?
(a) A large piece of the second vase.
(b) All of the pieces of the second vase.
(c) Four pieces, two from the first vase and two from the second.
(d) A very small piece of the first vase.
5. What traits did Tree-ear think were close companions?
(a) Pride and failure.
(b) Carelessness and failure.
(c) Foolishness and hurry.
(d) Pride and foolishness.
6. Why didn't Tree-ear like the smile a man gave him at the Rock?
(a) It was unpleasant.
(b) The man was looking at Tree-ear's jiggeh when he smiled.
(c) The man did not smile.
(d) The smile did not reach his eyes.
7. What worried Tree-ear about leaving Crane-man?
(a) How he would eat.
(b) He would have no one to talk with.
(c) He might lose his crutch.
(d) He might fall in the river.
8. What did Crane-man tell Tree-ear about doors and wind?
(a) Doors shut with the the wind often slam.
(b) Wind can be stopped by a door.
(c) Doors create wind when they open or shut.
(d) The same wind that blows a door shut often opens another.
9. How does Tree-ear get to the place Crane-man wants him to see?
(a) Up a steep path.
(b) Wade across a stream.
(c) Going through a small forest.
(d) Walk up a small hill.
10. What did Tree-ear need to worry about as he fought with the bandit?
(a) The man killing him.
(b) Breaking a bone.
(c) Falling off the cliff.
(d) Hurting the man.
11. How did Tree-ear carry the vases?
(a) In a cloth bag.
(b) In a hand cart.
(c) In a leather backpack.
(d) On a jiggeh.
12. What did Min begin to do after selecting a design for the inlay?
(a) Cut it deeply into the vessels.
(b) Began incising it.
(c) Drew the design on a piece of cloth.
(d) Drew it on a piece of tracing paper.
13. What does Crane-man tell Tree-ear the first potters did?
(a) Considered pottery an art, not a trade.
(b) Made objects for use, not beauty.
(c) Learned their trade by trial and error.
(d) Considered pottery making a respected trade.
14. How long did Tree-ear walk each day on the second part of his journey?
(a) From morning to dinner time.
(b) From late morning to late afternoon.
(c) From sun-up to sun-down.
(d) From early morning to dusk.
15. What did Tree-ear tell the emissary was the number of pieces he will most likely receive from Min a year?
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Min give Tree-ear for the journey?
2. What did Tree-ear do at Min's house the day the emissary awarded the commission to Kang?
3. Why did Tree-ear's attitude toward work change?
4. How many replicates of the inlay vase did Min make?
5. What did Tree-ear have tied to the bottom of his pack?
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