The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Test | Final Test - Easy

Anne Fadiman
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. As stated in Chapter 15, how did Lia surprise her doctors?
(a) By overcoming her seizures.
(b) By overcoming her seizures and living a normal life.
(c) By dying so quickly.
(d) By living in a vegetative state for two years.

2. What was lacking in the refugee camp?
(a) Clothing.
(b) Food.
(c) Water.
(d) Shelter.

3. In Merced, what kind of homes did the Hmong have?
(a) Duplexes.
(b) Condos.
(c) Two-story apartment buildings.
(d) Ranch homes.

4. What happened to Lia's condition after she was sent home under her parent's care?
(a) It stayed the same.
(b) It worsened.
(c) She was completely healed.
(d) She become medically stable.

5. What city housed the largest percentage of Hmong per area in California?
(a) Stockton.
(b) Merced.
(c) Fresno.
(d) Sacremento.

6. What does Chapter 13 say never occurs to Nao and Foua about their children in America?
(a) That they would be in danger.
(b) They they would have to be treated at American hospitals.
(c) That they would get sick.
(d) That language would be an issue.

7. In Chapter 17, what kind of damage did Lia have to her brain?
(a) Temporary.
(b) Moderate.
(c) Permenant.
(d) Severe.

8. How does Chapter 19 open?
(a) With the family preparing for a traditional shaman healing ceremony.
(b) With Lia's 19th birthday celebration.
(c) With Lia's death.
(d) With Neil receiving an award.

9. Why did Lia's family think she was transferred to a different hospital in Chapter 11?
(a) It had a children's ICU that MCMC lacked.
(b) Jeanine was going on vacation.
(c) Because they requested it.
(d) Because Neil was going on vacation.

10. How did Foua carry Lia on her back in Chapter 15?
(a) In a baby bjorn.
(b) In a ornmental Hmong wrap.
(c) With no help, just on her back.
(d) With help of others.

11. What could the doctors have done that would have shown respect for the Lees' religious beliefs?
(a) Limited shaman interaction.
(b) Limited female doctor interaction.
(c) Limited blood draws.
(d) Transfering to Valley Children's.

12. When did Merced's Health department complete training in advocacy and cultural skills?
(a) 2006.
(b) 1999.
(c) 1996.
(d) 1986.

13. Why was Lia transferred to a different hospital in Chapter 11?
(a) It had a children's ICU that MCMC lacked.
(b) Jeanine was going on vacation.
(c) Neil was going on vacation.
(d) Her family requested it.

14. How many surviving children did they have when they arrived in America?
(a) Six.
(b) Ten.
(c) Five.
(d) Nine.

15. How did Neil and Peggy feel about Lia's care by her parents after she was discharged from the hospital?
(a) They were sad.
(b) They didn't care.
(c) They were angry.
(d) They were impressed.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the point of the txiv neeb ceremony described in Chapter 19?

2. Where does the healing ceremony take place in Chapter 19?

3. What helped communication between Foua and Lia's doctors?

4. What does the author say any person, when working with someone from another ethnic background, should have the responsibility of doing?

5. How much is the txiv neeb paid in Chapter 19?

(see the answer keys)

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