3-short essay questions 10-multiple choice questions 5-T/F questions 1. The Orphan Master’s Son could be described as a ‘political thriller.’ True False 2. Venus Sun is the legendary actress Pak Jun D

3-short essay questions

10-multiple choice questions

5-T/F questions

1. The Orphan Master’s Son could be described as a ‘political thriller.’

True

False

2. Venus Sun is the legendary actress Pak Jun Do is in love with.

True

False

3. Jun Do becomes a professional assassin

True

False

4. Jun Do gets a tattoo of the Dear Leader on his chest.

True

False

5. Jun Do was the oldest boy at the orphanage.

True

False

6. Jun Do becomes a professional _______________________

Lawyer

Baker

Kidnapper

Assassin

7. Towards the beginning of the novel, Jun Do is assigned to the fishing vessel Junma. While searching for shrimp, the crew finds floating in the water dozens of _________________________

Sharks

Rowers

Orphans

American shoes

8. Which American state does Jun Do visit on a North Korean diplomatic delegation?

Texas

Nevada

California

Toronto

9. Whose identity does Jun Do assume?

Mongnan

The Dear Leader

Commander Ga

The Orphan Master

10. Who is Allison Jensen?

The interpreter

Sun Moon’s maid

The American rower

The interrogator

11. What does the Senator’s wife give Jun Do as a gift for his ‘supposed’ wife?

A dog

A song bird

A trip to Hawaii

An American flag

12. Part two of the novel opens with a first-person narrative of a character who performs “soft torture” on enemies of the North Korean state. Who is this character?

Comrade Buc

Dr. Song

The Dear Leader

The Interrogator

13. Comrade Buc eventually takes his own life. How does he do this?

By jumping off a building

By overdosing on sleeping pills

By ingesting cyanide

By eating tainted peaches

14. What movie do “Ga” and Sun Moon watch?

Dazed and Confused

American Pie

Casablanca

Titanic

15. In the final scene at the airport, after singing for the Americans, Sun Moon and her children are stowed in ______________ and are carried toward the American plane on a forklift.

An old car

A piano case

Barrels

Wooden crates

16. In one to two paragraphs, respond to the following:

In what ways is the avoidance of reality constructive in this novel? In what ways is it destructive? Give examples.

17. In one to two paragraphs, respond to the following:

Sun Moon has a strong response to the movie Casablanca. What is her reaction? Why do you think she was so moved by this film?

18. In one to two paragraphs, respond to the following:

What is the most painful thing for Jun Do to endure in this book?