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Iris Chang
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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. By what time during 1938 does "The Occupation of Nanking" say the massacre is over?
(a) Winter.
(b) Summer.
(c) Fall.
(d) Spring.

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

3. In "The Fate of the Survivors," during what year does Lewis Smythe leave his job at Nanking University for Lexington Theological Seminary in Kentucky?
(a) 1962.
(b) 1958.
(c) 1951.
(d) 1945.

4. "The Fate of the Survivors" states that many of the victims of Nanking continue to suffer all BUT WHICH of the following?
(a) Pain.
(b) Poverty.
(c) Shame.
(d) Ridicule.

5. Which of Chang's friends freely donated her time to help translate a good deal of source material?
(a) Barbara Masin.
(b) Nancy Tong.
(c) Martha Begemann.
(d) Susan Rabiner.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the American public initially respond when the article entitled "The Sack of Nanking" is published in magazines in the US?

2. After John Rabe's death, his family finally publishes his diary. It is covered by world media on what date?

3. "Judgment Day" states that the Investigation of War Crimes committee is created when?

4. To what number is the population of northern China reduced after the terror campaign in 1941?

5. After the massacre, what is the estimated financial damage to public property in Nanking?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Nanking's economic situation after the massacre.

2. Briefly discuss Ishihara Shintaro's assertions set forth in "The Forgotten Holocaust" about how the Rape of Nanking is a lie.

3. According to the Epilogue, what is one of the greatest ironies of the cold war?

4. Why are John Rabe's diary accounts of Nanking so explosive and important when they are finally released?

5. Briefly describe the fate of Minnie Vautrin after the Nanking massacre.

6. When news of the atrocities in Nanking finally begin to be published in American magazines, what is the initial public response?

7. Explain the language difficulties Chang faced while finding source material for the book.

8. Describe the efforts of Japanese textbook editors to censor information about the Rape of Nanking in school textbooks.

9. Why are the leaders of the International Safety Zone Committee particularly well-suited to tell the real story of Nanking?

10. How does the outside world get information on the events in Nanking during "What the World Knew"?

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