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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. What is the "dark side" to which Chinese journalists refer?
2. How many Chinese girls are flown into the United States every month?
3. In an old Chinese proverb, what do people try to describe by touching one part of it?
4. At one time in history, what is cut into intricate pieces that fit like puzzles so that separated family could find one another?
5. What are the "baiji"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Karin and her daughter spend their first afternoon together?
2. What is SOS Kinderdorf International?
3. What are some of the effects of the "one-child policy" on baby girls?
4. What do the families have to do on Shamian Island?
5. How is adoption different in the 1950s-70s?
6. How does Karin's view of parenthood differ from Jill Ker Conway's?
7. Why are girls expected to feel lucky just to be alive, particularly during the hardest times?
8. What is Qigong?
9. How do Karin and Mark feel about the rest of their group?
10. What kind of information is given to prospective parents after they are matched with a Chinese baby?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the significance of the baiji. What are they? How is their story connected to those of abandoned Chinese baby girls?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the journey Karin and Mark took to become parents, officially, physically, and emotionally.
Essay Topic 3
Describe China's "one-child policy." Why does it start? Is that an accurate name? How is it enforced?
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