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. 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) 1952.
(b) 1940.
(c) 1960.
(d) 1938.

2. In 1941, the Japanese army launched a campaign of terror in northern China. What was the population of northern China prior to this campaign?
(a) 16 million.
(b) 105 million.
(c) 44 million.
(d) 25 million.

3. In "The Forgotten Holocaust," during what year do Japanese textbook screeners demand that authors eliminate all reference to the number of Chinese killed?
(a) 1984.
(b) 1991.
(c) 2002.
(d) 1976.

4. 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) $500.
(d) $100,000.

5. What is the mood in Japan in response to Nanking's defeat in the early days of the occupation?
(a) Disinterested.
(b) Horrified.
(c) Amused.
(d) Proud.

6. Which of the following newsreel reporters are NOT on board when the USS Panay is attacked?
(a) Jean Marie Lutes.
(b) Normal Alley.
(c) Eric Mayell.
(d) Sandro Sandri.

7. Chang's parents provided all BUT WHICH of the following assistance during the writing of this book?
(a) Correcting information.
(b) Offering advice.
(c) Reading drafts.
(d) Translating documents.

8. Chang's book was helped along by her editor, a woman by the name of what?
(a) Susan Rabiner.
(b) Martha Begemann.
(c) Nancy Tong.
(d) Barbara Masin.

9. Haru Murakawa organized a workshop so that Chang could meet with several Japanese and Asians about Nanking. In what year does the workshop take place?
(a) 2004.
(b) 1997.
(c) 2000.
(d) 1989.

10. 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) $300.
(b) $5,000.
(c) $2,000.
(d) $100.

11. As "What the World Knew" opens, how does the world know what's happening in Nanking?
(a) Reporters are there covering the story.
(b) Refugees are escaping to the West.
(c) The soldiers are sending letters to their families.
(d) The leaders of the Safety Zone are issuing statements.

12. When the initial deaths are combined with deaths that occurred later but are related, one can estimate that the Japanese killed about how many Chinese people in total?
(a) 900 thousand.
(b) 5 million.
(c) 19 million.
(d) 600 thousand.

13. After his trial, Hisao is executed in a manner that many of the Nanking survivors believe to be much more humane than anything he'd done to his victims. How is Hisao executed?
(a) Beheading.
(b) Drowning.
(c) Firing squad.
(d) Lethal injection.

14. After Nanking, what event is pivotal in the change of relations between the United States and Japan?
(a) Japan's surrender.
(b) Yalta Conference.
(c) Cold War.
(d) IMTFE trials.

15. Which Japanese news outlet begins to report that all is well and that Nanking's citizens are returning home in late December during the occupation?
(a) Nippon.
(b) Xinhua.
(c) Domei.
(d) Kyodo.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following individuals is the director of the Japanese environmental agency who comments that Japan never intended to be aggressive and is forced to retract the statement in "The Forgotten Holocaust"?

2. The Global Alliance for Preserving the History of World War II in Asia assisted Chang by providing all BUT WHICH of the following?

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

4. "The Fate of the Survivors" states that many of the victims of Nanking continue to suffer all BUT WHICH of the following?

5. Which of the following individuals is appointed to the position of justice minister, gives an interview stating that the Nanking Massacre is a hoax, and is forced to resign in "The Forgotten Holocaust"?

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