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Karin Evans
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What message does Max give the adoptive parents before they head out to start collecting official permissions?
(a) "When in Rome, do as the Romans do."
(b) "Do not speak unless spoken to."
(c) "Make yourself a joy to deal with."
(d) "Show no emotion."

3. In ancient times, what is the other meaning for the Chinese character for "wife"?
(a) "Goddess."
(b) "Woman."
(c) "Lesser."
(d) "Equal."

4. What is the most common method used to commit suicide by Chinese rural women?
(a) Stabbing.
(b) Poison by agricultural pesticide.
(c) Self-starvation.
(d) Hanging.

5. What is the "dark side" to which Chinese journalists refer?
(a) Infanticide.
(b) Human trafficking in young women.
(c) Forced abortions.
(d) Abandoned babies.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Karin put in the notebook decorated with Chinese characters?

2. What is the number of people in China the government admitted was too poor to afford clothes and food?

3. What is the estimated cost of adopting a child from China?

4. What human tie does Evans call one of the deepest possible?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the ancient Chinese proverb that Evans references?

2. How do Karin and Mark feel about the rest of their group?

3. Why are the baiji in danger?

4. Describe three ways in which Evans pictures Chinese adoptees growing up in the United States.

5. What are some of the recommendations on packing for China that Karin and Mark choose not to use?

6. What unintended consequence could China's single-child policy have as the first generation of only children grows up?

7. What are some of the circumstances that have created such a large amount of Chinese baby girls in orphanages?

8. What is the significance of the phrase, "Heavy pressures that are difficult to explain"?

9. How does poverty affect children?

10. Describe the card Karin and Mark receive from the orphanage where Kelly lived.

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