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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. Who does Karin visit far up the Nathan Road?
(a) Distant relatives.
(b) A friend's family.
(c) A fortune teller.
(d) A seamstress.
2. What is a "hukou"?
(a) A marriage license.
(b) A birth permission paper.
(c) An adoption decree.
(d) A residence registration card.
3. 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) Fear of another famine.
(d) Family stability.
4. What is on the necklace Karin buys in the farmers' market?
(a) A silver Buddha.
(b) A silver heart.
(c) A jade Buddha.
(d) A jade star.
5. Where does Karin live in her early journalistic career?
(b) Hong Kong.
(d) Rio de Janeiro.
Short Answer Questions
1. What human tie does Evans call one of the deepest possible?
2. Where are Karin and Mark told their daughter was found?
3. What is the common name of the system that favors boys over girls?
4. Which of these is NOT mentioned as a place where babies are abandoned?
5. What is printed on the T-shirt Kelly wore from the orphanage?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the backgrounds of many Chinese adoptees remain so unclear?
2. How do Karin and her daughter spend their first afternoon together?
3. What is the story that Karin has imagined about Kelly's birth mother?
4. What is Kelly's reaction to the film "Stuart Little"?
5. What are Karin's feelings toward Max?
6. Describe the experience Mark and Karin had at the local dog pound.
7. What is the main way in which all Chinese adoptees' stories are similar?
8. Why does Evans doubt the appropriateness of using the word "abandonment" so often in reference to Chinese babies?
9. What does Karin find in the middle of the night that is symbolic of her search for clues about her daughter's birth mother?
10. What is the significance of the phrase, "Heavy pressures that are difficult to explain"?
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