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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Pan plan to bring his athletes in "Don't You Know It's Snowing?"
2. What did Salzman say he drank morning, noon, and night when he went back to the United States for a visit?
3. How much did Salzman pay to gain entrance to the coffee shop?
4. What would Master Liang do if his opponents cheated during push-hands matches?
5. Why did the large man who was just released from prison hit his traveling companion in the chest?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Salzman draw crowds when he and Teacher Hei went to the bicycle repair stand?
2. What did Pan offer to Salzman toward the end of his stay in China?
3. What did Salzman notice about Teacher Hei's hands and eyes when they had lessons?
4. What did Little Mi's relative tell Salzman about her?
5. How did Salzman stab himself in the thigh with his sword?
6. Describe the mural that the artist Lu made for Salzman.
7. Why did Salzman think Master Liang was angry when they first met?
8. Why did Professor Jin invite Salzman to tea?
9. Why did Salzman kill a rat?
10. Describe the two ex-prisoners and what they were doing when Salzman was on the train with them.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Teacher Hei's role in changing Salzman's approach to martial arts. In what way did he soften Salzman's style and get him to relax? Did he serve as a role model for Salzman?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the development of Pan and Salzman's relationship from its beginning lessons to final Long Sword routine. How did their relationship deepen during Salzman's two-year stay? In what way did both men receive important lessons from each other?
Essay Topic 3
How was Salzman received in China? How did his students react to having a foreigner as a teacher? Why were some people frightened of him? What was Old Ding's first reaction to him?
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