The Good Earth

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The Good Earth

 This test is to examine the reader's ability to retain and comprehend information whithin the book The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck. As well, to examine knowledge and history of the book.


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  • 1. 
    What act was passed by the U.S. Congress that banned Chinese laborers from entering the U.S. for ten years?
    • A. 

      Quota Ban

    • B. 

      Exclusion Act

    • C. 

      Chinese Exclusion Act

    • D. 

      The Ban of 1882

  • 2. 
    In the year 1932, what war began?
    • A. 

      Vietnam War

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      Korean War

    • D. 

      World War I

  • 3. 
    After the passing of what Ammendment gave woman the right to vote?
    • A. 

      18th

    • B. 

      21st

    • C. 

      17th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 4. 
    What river floods inm 1911 that kills 100,000 people?
    • A. 

      Yangtze River

    • B. 

      Qin River

    • C. 

      Red River

    • D. 

      Great River

  • 5. 
    The year 1914, was the begining of what war?
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      Chinese Civil War

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Koerean Conflict

  • 6. 
    1904, the Russo-Japanese War begun by the invasion of what port?
    • A. 

      Bangkok

    • B. 

      Port Arthur

    • C. 

      Beijing

    • D. 

      Port Art

  • 7. 
    What U.S. President issue a peace agreement between Russia and Japan?
    • A. 

      President Andrew Jacson

    • B. 

      President Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      President John F. Kenndy

    • D. 

      President Ronald Reagan

  • 8. 
    Nung En can be described as?
    • A. 

      Frugal and practical

    • B. 

      Educated, moody, and overly concerned with the status of the family

    • C. 

      Mentally disabled

    • D. 

      Rebellious

  • 9. 
    What military brach is sent to China to end the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Navy

    • B. 

      Air Force

    • C. 

      Marines

    • D. 

      Army

  • 10. 
    In what house was O-lan originally held until the marriage of Wang Lung?
    • A. 

      HOuse of Hwang

    • B. 

      House of Geisheas

    • C. 

      House of Teas

    • D. 

      House of Wang

  • 11. 
    Nung En was born first of O-lan, and has the sex of male.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Wang Lung pushed a richshaw around town to gain money in the South?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Wang Lung and O-lan have six children, three girls and three boys?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Wang Lung continues to buy land from the House of Hwang.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Lotus has a slave Coco?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Wang Lung brings Lotus Flower into his house?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Anhewi, China is the place in which Wang Lung and his family escape to after the famine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Wang Lung's father, in the beginging of the book, is very ill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Wang Lung succeds in becoming a welthy man?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    O-lan was forced to kill the Ox that helped to farm the land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What was the cause of death of Wang Lung's baby girl?
    • A. 

      Famine

    • B. 

      Illness

    • C. 

      Being Strangled

    • D. 

      BIrth Complications

  • 22. 
    What was the way of transportation that Wang Lung's family used to go from Norhtern China to Southern China?
    • A. 

      Boat

    • B. 

      They walked

    • C. 

      Train

    • D. 

      By plane

  • 23. 
    After taking their leave from the train Wang's family was immediately taken to do what?
    • A. 

      Beg

    • B. 

      Eat

    • C. 

      Build House

    • D. 

      Work

  • 24. 
    How would you characterize O-lan?
    • A. 

      Stoic, hardworking and self-sacrificing

    • B. 

      Lazy, unconsiderant

    • C. 

      Nonchelant, and practical

    • D. 

      Wise, and respected

  • 25. 
    The irony of the city-life can be exampled by?
    • A. 

      The cost of the ricksha is more than profit earned

    • B. 

      Begging is an exhausting task

    • C. 

      O-lan receiving more money from begging that Wang Lung has recieved from working

    • D. 

      Once money is earned people become more selfish