Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Adeline Yen Mah
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did Lydia and Samuel return to Tianjin?
(a) 1952.
(b) 1950.
(c) 1951.
(d) 1953.

2. Jeanne's mother was from ______________.
(a) Gansu Province.
(b) Shandong Province.
(c) Shaanxi Province.
(d) Guangdong Province.

3. When did Britain demand and receive a 99 year lease on the Kowloon peninsula?
(a) 1899.
(b) 1898.
(c) 1897.
(d) 1896.

4. From where did Samuel Sung earn a master's degree?
(a) Purdue University.
(b) Michigan State.
(c) Notre Dame University.
(d) Drake University.

5. When did Ciang Kai-shek resign as President of the Republic?
(a) February 12, 1949.
(b) April 6, 1949.
(c) March 18, 1949.
(d) January 21, 1949.

6. Where did Adeline sleep the few times she was allowed to go home when she lived at Sacred Heart?
(a) In a closet.
(b) On the floor in a back hall.
(c) In a small room with a maid.
(d) Ye Ye's room.

7. What is the date at the beginning of the book?
(a) March 24, 1988.
(b) May 19, 1988.
(c) April 15, 1988.
(d) June 30, 1988.

8. After the collapse of the Kumomintang army in Manchuria, by how much did Tianjin's population swell?
(a) 10 percent.
(b) 20 percent.
(c) 5 percent.
(d) 15 percent.

9. Where did Lydia, her husband, and his parents flee in January 1949?
(a) England.
(b) Hong Kong.
(c) Taiwan.
(d) Canada.

10. How far was the eastern side of Grand Aunt's hometown from the Pacific Ocean?
(a) 25 miles.
(b) 35 miles.
(c) 50 miles.
(d) 40 miles.

11. How many civilians and prisoners of war were tortured and killed during the Rape of Nanking?
(a) 50,000.
(b) 100,000.
(c) 300,000.
(d) 75,000.

12. In 1942, where did Joseph go when the Japanese started demanding profits from his business?
(a) Foochow.
(b) Hong Kong.
(c) Hangchow.
(d) Shanghai.

13. Where did Aunt Reine, Uncle Jean, and their family go after they left Hong Kong?
(a) Geneva.
(b) London.
(c) Madrid.
(d) Paris.

14. How old was Adeline when two events occurred that worsened her relationship with Niang?
(a) Ten.
(b) Three.
(c) Nine.
(d) Five.

15. What color bedspread was Lydia given when she moved down to the first floor?
(a) Yellow.
(b) Blue.
(c) Pink.
(d) White.

Short Answer Questions

1. During what years were westerners perceived throughout China as superior beings?

2. What killed Ye Ye?

3. Who ran the school that Grand Aunt attended?

4. How tall was Grand Aunt?

5. What was the name of a play that Adeline wrote?

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