The Lost Daughters of China Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What is the first major hurdle Karin and Mark have to clear in the adoption process?
(a) Passing a home study by a social worker.
(b) Clearance from the INS.
(c) FBI fingerprinting.
(d) A credit check.

3. What is it called when the parents' dossiers are matched with a Chinese child?
(a) An application.
(b) An intervention.
(c) A referral.
(d) A contract.

4. In what year does China enact an international adoption law?
(a) 1987.
(b) 1992.
(c) 1990.
(d) 1996.

5. Which of these is NOT mentioned as a place where babies are abandoned?
(a) Schools.
(b) Along roads.
(c) Hospitals.
(d) Railroad stations.

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

7. What is the period of Mao Zedong's reforms called?
(a) The Golden Age.
(b) The Mao Dynasty.
(c) The New Deal.
(d) The Great Leap Forward.

8. What do Chinese officials call women who flee their hometowns to give birth?
(a) Birth vigilantes.
(b) Baby guerrillas.
(c) Birth smugglers.
(d) Birth guerrillas.

9. What is on the necklace Karin buys in the farmers' market?
(a) A jade star.
(b) A silver heart.
(c) A silver Buddha.
(d) A jade Buddha.

10. Which of these is NOT a traditional Chinese saying disparaging daughters?
(a) "Boys are a blessing; girls are a curse."
(b) "When fishing for treasures in the flood, be careful not to pull in girls."
(c) "Girls are maggots in the rice."
(d) "It is more profitable to raise geese than daughters."

11. What is the local legend about the founding of Guanzhou?
(a) Eight muberry trees sprouted spontaneously.
(b) Eight cranes flew in with grains of rice.
(c) Six cows came from Beijing bearing mulberry tree seeds.
(d) Six goats came from the sky with grains of rice.

12. What is an "iron rice bowl"?
(a) Rural China.
(b) A type of food-stamp program.
(c) Long-term job security.
(d) A popular set of dishes.

13. What does the author say the book is for her daughter?
(a) A way to fill in the blanks of an important human interaction.
(b) A way to tell her about the culture from which she came.
(c) A story about her birth parents.
(d) Her own memoirs.

14. At one time in history, what is cut into intricate pieces that fit like puzzles so that separated family could find one another?
(a) Topaz.
(b) Silver.
(c) Wood.
(d) Jade.

15. Where are Karin and Mark told their daughter was found?
(a) In a market.
(b) Under a bridge.
(c) Beside the highway.
(d) In a dumpster.

Short Answer Questions

1. What character does Mark name as his ideal father?

2. What is the most common method used to commit suicide by Chinese rural women?

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

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

5. According to a folk tale Karin read, what are adopted children in China sometimes called?

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