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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was in the letter that Pei received from her village?
(a) An invitation to a family celebration.
(b) News about Li's whereabouts.
(c) News about her father's health.
(d) News about the death of her mother.
2. Where does Pao go when he feels tears burning in his eyes at the end of Chapter 14?
(a) To lie down on the bed.
(b) To cut mulberry bushes.
(c) To the kitchen to make dinner.
(d) To his ponds.
3. When one girl dies, what are the other factory workers encouraged to do?
(a) Stop complaining.
(b) Be better behaved.
(c) To be quiet and get back to work.
(d) Step forward in protest.
4. How long did it take for Pao's fish ponds to restore themselves after Pei went to work for the silk factory?
(a) Five seasons.
(b) Ten seasons.
(c) One season.
(d) Three seasons.
5. Why is traveling within the city difficult in Chapter 17?
(a) The river has flooded.
(b) Lots of rain.
(c) Too many Japanese fighters.
(d) Because of military checkpoints.
6. What advantage does Chung think he has over the factory workers when they are making up for lost revenue?
(a) He will fire them if they complain.
(b) They like him.
(c) He knows their parents.
(d) He can give them bolts of silk.
7. What does Mui call Lin?
(a) Dear one.
(b) Little girl.
8. What did Chung come to the factory to tell the women in Chapter 17?
(a) He wants to give them pay raises.
(b) He is closing the factory.
(c) He asked their opinion on new designs.
(d) He had a new shipment.
9. How long has Pei's sister, Li, been married?
(a) Ten years.
(b) Six years.
(c) Twenty years.
(d) Twelve years.
10. How does Lin die?
(a) Drowns when a boat overturns.
(b) Food posioning.
(c) From illness.
(d) A fire at the factory.
11. Who spreads the word about a secret meeting of the head silk workers?
(b) Sui Ying.
(d) Chen Ling.
12. Who does Moi see and have conversations with in the kitchen when she is alone in Chapter 16?
(b) Her mother's voice.
(c) Auntie Yee.
(d) Mei-li's ghost.
13. Who nurses Ji Shen back to health?
(a) Kung Ma.
(c) Chen Ling.
14. Who accompanies Pei home after Ho Chee's wedding banquet?
(c) Wong Tai.
(d) Ho Yung.
15. What stench does Pei find almost unbearable while at Ho Chee's wedding banquet?
(a) Cigar smoke.
(c) Cooking fish.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Chung throw down in anger after talking to the women in the factory in Chapter 17?
2. What expression does Moi have on her face after Pei and Lin speak to her and she is back in the kitchen in Chapter 16?
3. What city are Pei and Lin planning to move to?
4. What does Pao say months of fear about losing Yu-sung has done to him?
5. When Moi hears something hit the back door in Chapter 17, what does she think is outside?
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