The Rape of Nanking Test | Final Test - Easy

Iris Chang
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Chang states that during her visit to Nanking, she discovers that reparations from Japan in what amount would make a huge difference for the survivors?
(a) $5,000.
(b) $300.
(c) $2,000.
(d) $100.

2. What is the second factor that Tanaka Yuko cites as the reason the Japanese army had such potential for brutality?
(a) Hierarchical nature of society.
(b) Lack of leadership.
(c) Lack of discipline.
(d) Cruel treatment of its own soldiers.

3. In the Acknowledgments, who does Chang say first told her about the Rape of Nanking?
(a) Her grandparents.
(b) A teacher.
(c) An aunt.
(d) Her parents.

4. Segments of the diary writer's film in "What the World Knew" are eventually included in a documentary entitled "Why We Fight: Battle of China" by which director?
(a) John Rabe.
(b) John Magee.
(c) George Fitch.
(d) Frank Capra.

5. During the IMTFE trials, the court determines that what ratio of prisoners of war die under the Japanese?
(a) All.
(b) One in twenty-five.
(c) One in three.
(d) One in one hundred.

6. Which of the following women loans Chang materials from a documentary she filmed?
(a) Barbara Masin.
(b) Susan Rabiner.
(c) Martha Begemann.
(d) Nancy Tong.

7. The Epilogue states that some scholars explain the horrors in Nanking and other atrocities by a phenomenon known as what?
(a) Master race mentality.
(b) Mob mentality.
(c) Uncontrollable rage.
(d) Transfer of oppression.

8. In what year during "The Fate of the Survivors" does the People's Republic of China announce that it has forgiven Japan and invites the Japanese prime minister to visit China?
(a) 1991.
(b) 2002.
(c) 1974.
(d) 1985.

9. Chang states that her parents are the kind that most people only dream of, and that they are all BUT WHICH of the following?
(a) Passionate.
(b) Stern.
(c) Wise.
(d) Inspirational.

10. Tanaka Yuki believes that the Japanese army had great potential for brutality for two reasons. What is the first of those two reasons?
(a) Hierarchical nature of society.
(b) Cruel treatment of its own soldiers.
(c) Lack of leadership.
(d) Lack of discipline.

11. The Epilogue states that Japanese aviators sprayed fleas carrying plague germs over all BUT WHICH of the following cities?
(a) Changteh.
(b) Shanghai.
(c) Ningpo.
(d) Nanking.

12. After Minnie Vautrin returns to the United States, she repeatedly attempts suicide. On what date does she finally succeed in ending her life?
(a) July 9, 1940.
(b) October 3, 1945.
(c) April 22, 1943.
(d) May 14, 1941.

13. Which US President announces on December 13 that he is shocked by the attack on the USS Panay?
(a) Franklin D. Roosevelt.
(b) Harry Truman.
(c) Calvin Coolidge.
(d) Herbert Hoover.

14. After John Rabe's death, his family finally publishes his diary. It is covered by world media on what date?
(a) October 4, 1982.
(b) May 9, 1958.
(c) December 12, 1996.
(d) July 27, 1874.

15. After the massacre, the Japanese create a new government in Nanking. On what date is the Nanking Self-Government Committee created?
(a) February 6.
(b) January 1.
(c) December 28.
(d) January 20.

Short Answer Questions

1. One of the most high-profile trials described in chapter eight is for Tani Hisao. What military position does Hisao hold during the Rape of Nanking?

2. In 1946, the International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE) begins trials in Tokyo. How long do those trials last?

3. According to Chang in "The Forgotten Holocaust," what is one of the most sinister parts of Japanese education?

4. In order to control the population after the massacre, the Japanese routinely use what as payment to the Chinese?

5. In what month during "The Occupation of Nanking" do the Japanese open a facility for medical experiments on Nanking residents?

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