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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what date in 1937 do most reporters leave Nanking after the city falls to the Japanese?
(a) December 29.
(b) January 16.
(c) December 15.
(d) November 3.

2. By spring of 1938, all BUT WHICH of the following functions have resumed in Nanking?
(a) Running water.
(b) Newspapers.
(c) Mail.
(d) Electricity.

3. On December 15, 1938, Japanese soldiers force five thousand refugees to line up so they can steal how much money from them?
(a) $350.
(b) $75.
(c) $180.
(d) $560.

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

5. In what year during "The Fate of the Survivors" do seizures and a mental collapse force Robert Wilson to leave Nanking for Santa Barbara, California?
(a) 1960.
(b) 1940.
(c) 1952.
(d) 1938.

6. How does the American public initially respond when the article entitled "The Sack of Nanking" is published in magazines in the US?
(a) Apathy.
(b) Horror.
(c) Anger.
(d) Disbelief.

7. 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) Wise.
(b) Inspirational.
(c) Stern.
(d) Passionate.

8. The Epilogue states that the Rape of Nanking is just one example of Japanese atrocities during how many years of war?
(a) Four.
(b) Twelve.
(c) Six.
(d) Nine.

9. The Japanese also mixed food with which of the following deadly diseases during the invasion?
(a) Staph.
(b) Aspergillis.
(c) E. coli.
(d) Typhoid.

10. In "What the World Knew," Chang presents diary or letter responses to the Japanese propaganda from all BUT WHICH of the following individuals?
(a) Lewis Smythe.
(b) Minnie Vautrin.
(c) James McCallum.
(d) George Fitch.

11. "Judgment Day" states that some of the worst atrocities in Nanking are committed by which man, who dies shortly after Japan's surrender?
(a) Hirota Koki.
(b) Matsui Iwane.
(c) Nakajima Kesago.
(d) Prince Asaka.

12. To what problem can most of the damage in Nanking be attributed in the, "The Occupation of Nanking" chapter?
(a) Arson.
(b) Flooding.
(c) Vandalism.
(d) Gunfire.

13. When news of John Rabe's situation reaches China, the Nanking survivors raise how much money in US dollars to help him?
(a) $2,000.
(b) $6,000.
(c) $100,000.
(d) $500.

14. Which of the following women helps Chang find the descendants of John Rabe?
(a) Nancy Tong.
(b) Susan Rabiner.
(c) Martha Begemann.
(d) Barbara Masin.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. One of the deadliest policies endorsed by the Japanese government during the war is the "Three-all" policy, which means all BUT WHICH of the following?

2. Which of the following American correspondents does Chang NOT mention in the "What the World Knew" chapter?

3. Which organization pays for Chang's trips to Asia?

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?

5. After Nanking, what event is pivotal in the change of relations between the United States and Japan?

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