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. Which of these is NOT an interpretation of Kelly's given Chinese name?

2. What practice does Karin take up to help her de-stress?

3. What does the author say the book is for her daughter?

4. Which of these groups is NOT one the author and her husband sought support from?

5. What is the most common method used to commit suicide by Chinese rural women?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What does Karin mention about the Cantonese people?

4. What interesting information does Karin learn about the population-control policy on the riverboat cruise they take?

5. Why does Evans praise the Chinese state for its adoption program?

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

7. What are some of the things that Karin and Mark are told about Kelly?

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

9. Describe the official paperwork Chinese babies who are adopted receive from the Chinese government.

10. How does poverty affect children?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the message Karin draws from a needle she found stuck in her quilt? Why is it especially meaningful to her at the time?

Essay Topic 2

What is the controversy over the condition of orphanages in China? Please give evidence to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

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?

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