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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 event did Andrew inadvertently witness when he was hiding underneath the dining room table?
(a) His mother making plans to leave his father.
(b) A man and woman having sex.
(c) His sister binding her breasts.
(d) His father beating his mother.
2. Who did Andrew think about most during the final scene in the sea?
(c) His father.
3. What was the first holiday Huy spent with his family as a gay man?
(a) Valentine's Day.
(d) New Year.
4. Growing up, what did Chi use to bind her breasts?
(a) Duct tape.
(c) She did not bind her breasts.
(d) Tight clothing.
5. Who was the first to know that Andrew's brother, Huy, was gay?
(a) Andrew's mother.
(d) Andrew's father.
Short Answer Questions
1. At Grandpa Pham's memorial, what criticism did Andrew's father have of his own sister?
2. What dreams did Andrew's parents have for him before moving to America?
3. Which of the Pham children most despised family trips?
4. In what year did Ho Chi Minh die?
5. Which of the following is a rumor that spread rampantly about Ho Chi Minh after his death?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why was Andrew's father arrested when he was a teenager?
2. When was Andrew first introduced to adult sexuality?
3. How did Calvin feel about the prospect of moving to America?
4. What moral did Andrew reach while swimming in the sea with a laughing, old woman?
5. Why wasn't Andrew allowed to board the commuter train from Muong Man?
6. What opinion did the American Vietnam War vet, whom Andrew met in a coffee shop, have about the War?
7. Which of Andrew's siblings were gay, and how did his family react to this?
8. What happened when the police stopped Andrew on the cargo train to Hanoi?
9. What aspect of her life brought Chi the greatest amount of stress and sadness?
10. Why did Chi make the decision to move to San Francisco?
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