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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Lin notices how sick Manna looks, what does he compare her to?
(a) A monster.
(b) A pregnant woman.
(c) A leper.
(d) An old woman.
2. What made the pus drain after Shuyu's feet were bound?
(a) Soaking them in warm water.
(b) Massaging her feet.
(c) Eating fish.
(d) Herbal medicines.
3. What comment does one of the nurses make about Manna and Lin's poor singing at the wedding?
(a) It gives her a toothache.
(b) It is like angels singing.
(c) They sound like children.
(d) They are very quiet.
4. What do the women at the hair salon say about Lin for wanting to divorce Shuyu?
(a) He is smart.
(b) He is heartless.
(c) He is selfish.
(d) He is impulsive.
5. What is Lin most interested in from Manna's locked box?
(a) Her letters from Mai Dong.
(b) Her jewelry.
(c) Her photos.
(d) Her books.
6. What does Manna decide to do if she is pregnant?
(a) Run away to another city.
(b) Have the baby and pretend Lin is the father.
(c) Kill herself.
(d) Get an abortion.
7. What also happens as the twins' dysentery is cured?
(a) They fight and cry more.
(b) They eat more.
(c) They sleep better.
(d) They start to talk.
8. Why is Hua sad to be leaving Goose Village?
(a) He boyfriend lives there.
(b) She has friends there.
(c) The weather is nicer.
(d) She has to quit her job.
9. Why does Manna throw a temper tantrum while Lin is cooking dinner?
(a) She does not like the taste.
(b) He made too much.
(c) He is talking too much.
(d) He burned the rice.
10. What does Lin tell Shuyu to do when he is drunk in her apartment?
(a) To go back to Goose Village.
(b) To leave him alone,
(c) To wait for him.
(d) To put a log on the fire.
11. What is Bensheng most jealous of at the end of "Waiting?"
(a) Manna's beauty.
(b) Shuyu's happiness.
(c) Hua is earning money.
(d) Lin has three children.
12. What does Geng Yang do in Manna's dream?
(b) Kidnaps the twins.
(c) Kills Lin.
(d) Rapes her.
13. How many children are families usually permitted to have?
14. What does Bensheng's donkey eat too much of that makes its stomach burst?
15. Why is Lin nervous about the health of his baby when Manna goes into labor?
(a) They are premature.
(b) Manna has a weak heart.
(c) The obstetrician is a novice.
(d) The hospital is unsanitary.
Short Answer Questions
1. What book does Lin give to Ran Su?
2. Why is Geng Yang on TV?
3. As Manna's pregnancy progresses, she becomes more and more ______.
4. Where does Hua find a job in Muji City?
5. When Lin sees Manna at the mess hall for the first time in days, he sees a flicker of _______ in her face.
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