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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why are the Chinese afraid of drowned ghosts?
(a) They are looking to pull someone down in the water to replace them.
(b) They are most likely to haunt people because of unfinished business.
(c) They have the most unlikely deaths.
(d) They act violently because of their traumatic deaths.

2. Why is Maxine fired from her job at the land developer's association?
(a) She refuses to type invitations.
(b) She refuses to marry her boss.
(c) She refuses to paint with a certain color.
(d) She refuses to answer the phones.

3. Why does Maxine feel her aunt's ghost is suffering?
(a) She is loved by others.
(b) She must haunt the villagers.
(c) She must fight for food.
(d) She has unfinished business.

4. Which of these is a possibility Maxine considers to explain her aunt's pregnancy?
(a) Her aunt had a child born from the gods.
(b) Her aunt was re-married to another man.
(c) Her aunt was a wild woman and enjoyed the man she was with.
(d) Her aunt visited her husband in America.

5. What do the people she meets show the girl to convince her to stay?
(a) A vision of her future.
(b) A sword with an inscription.
(c) A letter from her parents.
(d) An image in a water jug .

6. Which of these is a possibility Maxine considers to explain her aunt's pregnancy?
(a) Her aunt talked loudly and was punished by the gods.
(b) Her aunt was not human.
(c) Her aunt was unusually beloved by her family for being a girl.
(d) Her aunt carried the baby for her sister.

7. What is the woman distracted by that leads to her capture?
(a) Wildflowers.
(b) Birds.
(c) Deer tracks.
(d) Men.

8. Which of these is a possibility Maxine considers to explain her aunt's pregnancy?
(a) Her aunt was tortured.
(b) Her aunt was pregnant before her husband left.
(c) Her aunt was not actually pregnant.
(d) Her aunt was raped.

9. What do the traditional Chinese stories, like those told by Maxine's mother, teach Chinese girls they can be?
(a) Heroines and swordswomen.
(b) Students and wise women.
(c) Storytellers and soothsayers.
(d) Wives and mothers.

10. How old is Maxine at the beginning of the fantastical story she tells about herself?
(a) Fifteen years old.
(b) Ten years old.
(c) Seven years old.
(d) Fourteen years old.

11. What character does "No Name Woman" most likely refer to?
(a) The narrator.
(b) The narrator's mother.
(c) The narrator's aunt.
(d) The narrator's grandmother.

12. Whose ghost haunts Maxine?
(a) The narrator's father.
(b) The narrator's mother.
(c) The narrator's aunt.
(d) The narrator's baby cousin.

13. What happens to Maxine's aunt the night her baby is due?
(a) The villagers deliver her child.
(b) The villagers raid her home.
(c) She has a dream vision.
(d) She becomes very ill.

14. What does Maxine's aunt do after delivering her baby?
(a) She hides her baby in the forest.
(b) She runs away from the village with her baby.
(c) She returns to her home with her baby.
(d) She throws herself and her baby down the well.

15. When did Maxine's aunt's supposed betrayal happen?
(a) During a war with the Japanese.
(b) During a drought.
(c) All of the above.
(d) During ghost plagues.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the woman give the women with bound feet?

2. When the girl returns from her journey, what is it time for her to begin?

3. What animal appears as a sign that it is time for the young woman to leave her parents to fight?

4. What is the first thing the girl has to learn to do?

5. What word does Maxine always add to boys' names?

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