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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why doesn't Ran Su tell his wife anything?
(a) She is a little crazy and unreliable.
(b) She gossips a lot.
(c) She thinks he is always lying.
(d) He doesn't like her.
2. How many children are families usually permitted to have?
3. Why does Manna throw a temper tantrum while Lin is cooking dinner?
(a) He made too much.
(b) She does not like the taste.
(c) He is talking too much.
(d) He burned the rice.
4. What does Manna spend 70 yen on in preparation for the baby?
(a) A crib.
(b) Fancy diapers.
(c) Parenting books.
(d) Knitting wool.
5. How much alimony does the judge tell Lin to pay Shuyu?
(a) 2,000 yen a year.
(b) 30 yen a month.
(d) 90 yen a month.
6. What does Haiyan think Lin's reaction to Manna's rape will be?
(a) He will try to kill Geng Yang.
(b) He will try to kill Manna.
(c) He will pretend it never happened.
(d) He will be understanding.
7. What does Manna say to Lin when he comes back into the delivery room to see his sons?
(a) I'm sorry.
(b) They're sick.
(c) Get out.
(d) They're not yours.
8. What does Director Chen think is an inappropriate wedding activity?
(a) Eating the bobbing apple.
9. The voice in Lin's head makes him realize his love for Manna is only _____.
(a) A symbol.
(b) A crush.
(c) A fantasy.
10. Why does Manna tell Ran Su she wants Lin to stay home more?
(a) Lin is in poor health.
(b) Lin is a good cook.
(c) She is dying.
(d) She is pregnant.
11. Haiyan says she would never marry a doctor because she believes they are only well trained what?
(d) Con artists.
12. What does Lin fantasize about as Manna grows more ill?
(a) What could have been.
(d) Running away.
13. What is Bensheng most jealous of at the end of "Waiting?"
(a) Manna's beauty.
(b) Lin has three children.
(c) Shuyu's happiness.
(d) Hua is earning money.
14. What does Manna scream at Lin while she is in labor?
(a) "I love you."
(d) "I'm dying."
15. Manna's heart murmur often turns to a _______ rhythm.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Haiyan explain the news of Manna's rape getting out?
2. When does Manna realize Lin might be bored with her?
3. Why does Lin go into the city so frequently after Manna gets pregnant?
4. What do Manna's eyes look like the day after her rape?
5. How does Lin feel about his inevitable divorce as the court date arrives?
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