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Guy Vanderhaeghe
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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 is Jean's best friend?
(a) Martha.
(b) Susan.
(c) Jane.
(d) Andrea.

2. Why was Jean shocked when her father announced his plans for summer vacation?
(a) They were staying in Honkow.
(b) They were going to the ocean.
(c) They were not going where they usually went.
(d) They were heading south.

3. What is one gift Millie receives for Christmas?
(a) A pair of shoes.
(b) A hat.
(c) A kite.
(d) A sweater.

4. What name does Jean wish she had been given?
(a) Julie.
(b) Marjorie.
(c) Lycette.
(d) Madelaine.

5. What was the political situation like when Jean was eleven?
(a) It was calm with a strong Chinese emperor.
(b) The Communists have been in power for a decade.
(c) The Chinese government has been more open than usual.
(d) The Communists were about to stage a revolution.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the new baby named?

2. What does Jean love about the river?

3. What does Jean explain to her teacher what she has refused to do?

4. What is one present Jean receives for Christmas?

5. Where does Jean go the next day after her confrontation?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why was Jean's nanny working for her family and what kind of upbringing did her nanny have in China?

2. What was Jean's father's role in the town and why did this cause fear in Jean and her mother?

3. What happened to Jean's mother on vacation?

4. How old is Jean when the story begins, where does she live and how does she feel about living there?

5. What news caused much grief in Jean and what did she do to deal with the grief?

6. What school did Jean attend and what did the children in that school do that Jean refused to do?

7. What did Jean think about the way the Hulls lived and happiness?

8. How did the family get to Kuling and what did Jean dread?

9. What did Jean do when her mother confronted her about skipping school, what was her mother's response and what was her father's response?

10. What was the atmosphere like in Jean's house on Christmas morning and what did Jean get for Christmas?

(see the answer keys)

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