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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. Who does Karin visit far up the Nathan Road?
2. What is printed on the T-shirt Kelly wore from the orphanage?
3. Who is China's second sage?
4. What is the estimated cost of adopting a child from China?
5. Which of these is NOT a source of the author's story?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the recommendations on packing for China that Karin and Mark choose not to use?
2. How do Karin and Mark deliberately expose Kelly to her heritage?
3. What negative predictions accompany a forecast of a 20% shortage of marriageable young women?
4. Why do the backgrounds of many Chinese adoptees remain so unclear?
5. What does Karin mention about the Cantonese people?
6. How does poverty affect children?
7. What attempts are made during the Mao Zedong era to improve the lives of women?
8. What is a "bicultural identity"?
9. What is the practical side of the Confucian family system that so heavily favors sons?
10. What is the main way in which all Chinese adoptees' stories are similar?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Describe the effects of poverty on China's women and girls and why it is germane to the discussion of adoption.
Essay Topic 2Describe the journey Karin and Mark took to become parents, officially, physically, and emotionally.
Essay Topic 3What are the issues surrounding adoptive children? What are the issues particular to cross-cultural adoption? How can they be addressed?
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