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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where is the author's daughter born?
(a) Szechuan Province.
(b) Taipei.
(c) Pearl River Delta.
(d) Beijing.

2. What American icon does Karin see painted on trashcans in Guanzhou?
(a) Wendy.
(b) The Kentucky Fried Colonel.
(c) The Golden Arches.
(d) Barney.

3. What is a "shengyu zheng"?
(a) A birth permission paper.
(b) A birth certificate.
(c) A marriage license.
(d) An adoption decree.

4. What is a "hutang"?
(a) A small meal including tea and crackers.
(b) A Chinese dumpling dish.
(c) A popular stuffed infant toy in China.
(d) An old, walled Chinese neighborhood.

5. In what year does the Law on Protection of Rights and Interests of Women go into effect?
(a) 1997.
(b) 1980.
(c) 1988.
(d) 1992.

6. What is the title of the British documentary about Chinese orphanages?
(a) "Abandoned and Unloved."
(b) "China's Lost Children."
(c) "The Dying Rooms."
(d) "Growing Up Orphans."

7. What is the main reason Chinese people cite for the necessity of the population-control policies?
(a) Economic development.
(b) Scarcity of natural resources.
(c) Family stability.
(d) Fear of another famine.

8. What is a "hukou"?
(a) A birth permission paper.
(b) An adoption decree.
(c) A marriage license.
(d) A residence registration card.

9. How many wars of foreign aggression has China endured in the past 300 years?
(a) 6.
(b) 3.
(c) 5.
(d) 1.

10. Which of these places is NOT mentioned as a new home of a Chinese baby?
(a) Chicago.
(b) Los Angeles.
(c) Atlanta.
(d) Boston.

11. In an old Chinese proverb, what do people try to describe by touching one part of it?
(a) An elephant.
(b) An ostrich.
(c) A tree.
(d) An airplane.

12. What is the common name of the system that favors boys over girls?
(a) "Son preference."
(b) "Boy preference."
(c) "Daughter disappointment."
(d) "Chosen boys."

13. What is the name of the ship Karin watches sail under the Golden Gate Bridge?
(a) China Moon.
(b) Paper Moon.
(c) Chinese Buddha.
(d) China Doll.

14. In Adeline Yen Mah's memoir, what does she call a cheap commodity in China?
(a) Silk.
(b) Rice.
(c) Girls.
(d) Tea.

15. What is China's overall ratio of boys to girls in 1998?
(a) 85:100.
(b) 100:100.
(c) 105:100.
(d) 120:100.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Jiang Xiao Yu holding when she meets her parents?

2. What is the local legend about the founding of Guanzhou?

3. Which of these is NOT an interpretation of Kelly's given Chinese name?

4. What do Chinese officials call women who flee their hometowns to give birth?

5. What is used by midwives to smother newborn baby girls?

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