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

Karin Evans
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Karin live in her early journalistic career?

2. How many wars of foreign aggression has China endured in the past 300 years?

3. In what year does the Law on Protection of Rights and Interests of Women go into effect?

4. How many Chinese girls are flown into the United States every month?

5. About how long does it take for adoptive parents to move from the first meeting in an adoption agency to meeting their child?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are some of the effects of the "one-child policy" on baby girls?

2. What is a "bicultural identity"?

3. Why does Evans write this book?

4. How do Karin and Mark deliberately expose Kelly to her heritage?

5. How does Karin's view of parenthood differ from Jill Ker Conway's?

6. What is Karin's conclusion about her baby's mother?

7. Why do Karin and Mark want to adopt a child?

8. Describe the traffic in Guanzhou at night.

9. Why are the baiji in danger?

10. What does Karin mention about the Cantonese people?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explain the significance of this quote by Confucius: "People's original natures are nearly the same. But due to different educations and environments, they grow further and further apart." What does he mean? Is this statement supported or refuted by the author?

Essay Topic 2

The state of adoption in China, including which children are adopted, is influenced by many factors. Please name at least three and explain why and how they are influences.

Essay Topic 3

What are the circumstances that have led to the wide disparity between the number of girls and boys in Chinese orphanages? Be sure to include both ancient influences and current conditions.

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