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. How many women are forcibly sterilized during campaigns in 1983 and 1991?

2. What does the author say the book is for a general audience?

3. What does Karin bury in her yard?

4. What novel does Evans mention as having a character who strangles a newborn girl?

5. In what year does the government announce its "one-child policy"?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are working conditions like in China?

2. What are some reasons that Americans have turned more to international adoptions?

3. Why are the baiji in danger?

4. How is adoption different in the 1950s-70s?

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

6. What is SOS Kinderdorf International?

7. What does Karin mention about the Cantonese people?

8. What is the story that Karin has imagined about Kelly's birth mother?

9. What are some of the recommendations on packing for China that Karin and Mark choose not to use?

10. Why are girls expected to feel lucky just to be alive, particularly during the hardest times?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the differences between Chinese and American culture as seen by a Chinese-American visiting China. Do you think Evans believes one is better than the other? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

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

Essay Topic 3

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.

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