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