Part 1, Parable
1. The old woman who buys a swan eventually _____________________________.
(a) Eats the swan to survive
(b) Takes the swan to America
(c) Takes the swan back to China
(d) Gives the swan to her daughter
2. The old woman wants to use perfect English to explain ________________________________.
(a) Her sister's unfortunate situation
(b) Her reasons for leaving China
(c) The story of the swan to her daughter
(d) Her predicament to customs
3. The woman's daughter speaks _______________________.
(a) Only English
(b) A combination of foreign languages
(c) An unfamiliar dialect
(d) Only Chinese
4. The white swan was purchased _____________________.
(a) In New York City
(b) Aboard the train
(c) In San Francisco
(d) In Shanghai
5. The swan represents to the old woman ____________________________.
(a) The beauty of nature
(b) Flight to a new land
(c) Freedom and a new life
(d) All of her treasures and values
6. The woman's feels her daughter __________________.
(a) Has no insight
(b) Has no affection
(c) Has no values
(d) Has no sorrows
7. The woman's plans for the swan involve _________________________________.
(a) Keeping it in America as a sacred pet
(b) Giving the swan to her daughter
(c) Keeping it alive for good luck
(d) Feasting on it when she reaches America
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