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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When does Brock tell Dirk he will have anything to do with Tess and Culum after they are married?
(b) When Tess has her first child.
(c) When Brock is tai-pan.
(d) When Culum is tai-pan.
2. What does the British government plan to do with Longstaff?
(a) Send him to Russia.
(b) Have him executed.
(c) Replace him.
(d) Promote him.
3. Who does Culum tell Dirk he will join The Noble House with?
(a) No one.
(b) Cooper and Tillman.
(c) Brock and Sons.
4. Why do some people believe the storm in Chapter 47 isn't a typhoon?
(a) It isn't strong enough.
(b) There are never typhoons in Hong Kong.
(c) It's the wrong season.
(d) The winds are from the north.
5. When May-may learns she will survive the malaria, what does she contemplate doing but decides against?
(a) Marrying Dirk.
(b) Becoming a nun.
(c) Becoming Christian.
(d) Becoming a nurse.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 47, what fails to fall before the storm?
2. At the knoll, what lie does Dirk tell Brock about Tess?
3. Why is Glessing angry with Longstaff in Chapter 47?
4. What does the bishop tell Dirk he owes the church for the bark to cure May-may?
5. In Chapter 49, what does Dirk order Orlov to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the Russians feel they must control China?
2. Why does Whalen send Monsey to Hong Kong to tell Longstaff he must leave?
3. Why does Dirk think Culum should spend more time with Jeff Cooper.
4. In Chapter 49, why does Zergeyev think the Russians will now be able to dominate China?
5. In Chapter 47, why does Dirk move May-may and the others to his factory in Happy Valley?
6. Why does Dirk think the bishop might have cinchona bark?
7. After May-may begins to recover from malaria, what does she tell Dirk she will do if he goes back to Hong Kong without her?
8. Why does Richard Crosse go by the name Roger Blore?
9. Why does Gorth go to the English club looking for Dirk?
10. Why does Dirk lie to Brock about Tess and Culum being poxed?
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