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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. Who is Lin Shi?
(a) An old merchant who has traveled the river for years.
(b) The captain of the sailing vessel.
(c) Hong's contact in the White Lotus in Chongqing.
(d) Chen's mentor's father.
2. For what does Ye Pan praise Hong?
(a) His trustworthiness.
(b) His observation skills.
(c) His brother's scores.
(d) His wits and courage.
3. What does Hong promise Fei Qun?
(a) To make Chen study several hours every night.
(b) To make Chen write down his schedule.
(c) To make sure Chen arrives at the examination on time.
(d) To personally deliver a letter.
4. What nickname has Lao Chen earned?
(a) Rose Prince.
(b) Flowering Talent.
(c) Haiku Prince.
(d) Flowering Jasmine.
5. What is the third son sometimes called?
(a) Brother Third.
(b) Just by his given name.
(c) Three Brother.
(d) Third Son.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Weijun?
2. Why is Daiyun upset with Chen?
3. What are the customs officers doing?
4. Who kills Fire Star?
5. How is Hong affected by what happens on the treacherous stretch of the river?
Short Essay Questions
1. What talent does Chen have and at what age does this talent show?
2. Why is Bao angry at Hong and to what does Hong finally agree?
3. What has Hong heard about locust, what is his concern and how does Chen respond to that concern?
4. What test taker treats the brothers to tea and what does he tell Chen about the examination?
5. What does Shen Ding advise Chen to do on the last day of the exam, what does Chen decide to do and why?
6. What does Chen promise his father and what is the likelihood of him keeping that promise?
7. Where and with whom do the boys live, and why is their life style less than it should be?
8. How does Hong eventually feel about Lin Shi and what happens to Lin Shi?
9. Who visits Chen before he leaves and what does he ask?
10. What concerns Hong about Chen while they are staying at Ma's home?
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