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. Who is China's second sage?

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

3. What does Karin bury in her yard?

4. What message does Max give the adoptive parents before they head out to start collecting official permissions?

5. How old is the child that will be Karin and Mark's daughter when they receive their referral?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Why are the baiji in danger?

3. What negative predictions accompany a forecast of a 20% shortage of marriageable young women?

4. Describe the experience Mark and Karin had at the local dog pound.

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

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

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

8. What does Karin fear about her daughter's future trip to China to search for her roots?

9. What is the practical side of the Confucian family system that so heavily favors sons?

10. What is the mission of Families with Children from China?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How is adoption today different from adoption in the mid-twentieth century? What have today's adoptive parents learned from those now-grown adopted children?

Essay Topic 2

What are the issues surrounding adoptive children? What are the issues particular to cross-cultural adoption? How can they be addressed?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the effects of poverty on China's women and girls and why it is germane to the discussion of adoption.

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