Red Scarf Girl Book Quiz: Trivia!

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Red Scarf Girl Book Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the Forward, David Henry Hwang described a photograph. His distant uncle sent Mr. HwangÕs grandmother a picture. In the photograph the uncle was:
    • A. 

      Laying down

    • B. 

      Standing up

    • C. 

      Sitting down

    • D. 

      laughing

  • 2. 
    In order to save the rice, Chairman Mao decided that the people should
    • A. 

      Use better irrigation techniques.

    • B. 

      Use more pesticides. (bug killer)

    • C. 

      Kill the birds.

    • D. 

      grow more rice.

  • 3. 
    The author was born on:
    • A. 

      Christmas

    • B. 

      The Chinese New Year

    • C. 

      Buddha's birthday

    • D. 

      Her grandmother's birthday

  • 4. 
    Ji-­li Jiang was a:
    • A. 

      Poor student

    • B. 

      Trouble maker

    • C. 

      Class clown

    • D. 

      good student

  • 5. 
    Comrade Li wanted Ji-­li Jiang in the gym to:
    • A. 

      Tell her to join the Young Pioneers

    • B. 

      Discuss an audition for the dance team.

    • C. 

      Discuss an audition for the swim team

    • D. 

      Tell her a secret

  • 6. 
    Ji-­li Jiang had a pet:
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Dog

    • C. 

      Turtle

    • D. 

      Cat

  • 7. 
    Why didn’t Ji-­li’s father want her to audition for the Central Liberation Army Arts Academy?
    • A. 

      He thought Ji-­Li wasn't smart enough to pass the written examination

    • B. 

      He thought Ji-­Li wouldn't pass the background check into her political status

    • C. 

      He thought Ji-­Li wasn't a good swimmer

    • D. 

      He thought Ji-­Li would get homesick

  • 8. 
    An Yi was
    • A. 

      The school bully

    • B. 

      Ji-­Li's teacher

    • C. 

      Ji-­Li's best friend

    • D. 

      Ji-­Li's aunt

  • 9. 
    Ji-­Li Jiang had
    • A. 

      One younger sister and one younger brother

    • B. 

      One older sister and one younger brother

    • C. 

      two younger brothers

    • D. 

      two older brothers

  • 10. 
    Song Po Po was the
    • A. 

      Wicked aunt

    • B. 

      Wicked step-­mother

    • C. 

      Nanny turned housekeeper

    • D. 

      Lady down the hall

  • 11. 
    Where did Ji-­li, Ji-­yong, and Ji-­yun go to read picture books?
    • A. 

      The park

    • B. 

      An Yi's house

    • C. 

      Grandpa Hong's bookstall

    • D. 

      The Young Pioneer Library

  • 12. 
    Chairman Mao told the people of China that they would not establish a strong socialist country until
    • A. 

      The four olds were destroyed

    • B. 

      They had free elections

    • C. 

      The United States was destroyed

    • D. 

      Everyone could own property and make a decent salary

  • 13. 
    An Yi rushed to the alley to get Ji-­li, Ji-­yun, and Ji-­yong because she wanted them to see the
    • A. 

      Parade

    • B. 

      Fight

    • C. 

      Crowd of people who were destroying the signs

    • D. 

      Bargain bin at the market

    • E. 

      Bicycle accident

  • 14. 
    As An Yi, Ji-­li, Ji-­yong, and Ji-­yun walked by the stores, they thought of
    • A. 

      Buying everything in sight

    • B. 

      Window shopping

    • C. 

      Changing the names of the stores

    • D. 

      Selling candy bars to the store clerks

    • E. 

      Throwing eggs at the windows

  • 15. 
    The "four olds" included all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Old ideas

    • B. 

      Old culture

    • C. 

      Old customs

    • D. 

      Old clothes

    • E. 

      Old habits

  • 16. 
    In order to measure the width of pants, inspectors used
    • A. 

      A ruler

    • B. 

      A beer bottle

    • C. 

      A red scarf

    • D. 

      The length of their hand

    • E. 

      A fist

  • 17. 
    Shoes were considered "four olds" if they were
    • A. 

      Army boots

    • B. 

      Athletic shoes

    • C. 

      Wide

    • D. 

      Torn up

    • E. 

      Pointed

  • 18. 
    Why did the man who got his shoes taken away think that his shoes were okay to wear?
    • A. 

      His professor approved them

    • B. 

      They were the appropriate revolutionary colors

    • C. 

      They were purchased at a government store

    • D. 

      They were in the revolutionary clothing catalogue

  • 19. 
    Whose mother was the Neighborhood Party Committee Secretary?
    • A. 

      Ji-­Li's mother

    • B. 

      Yang Fan's mother

    • C. 

      An Yi's mother

    • D. 

      Du Hai's mother

    • E. 

      E. Yang-­san's mother

  • 20. 
    Why did the school children accuse Ji-­li of being a capitalist for exploiting others?
    • A. 

      Because Ji-­li liked school

    • B. 

      Because Ji-­li's family had a housekeeper

    • C. 

      Because Ji-­li's family owned property

    • D. 

      Because Ji-­li's family had a lot of money

  • 21. 
    School classes were suspended for a day so students could write posters.
    • A. 

      That criticized the educational system

    • B. 

      About the upcoming doughnut sale

    • C. 

      That celebrated Chairman Mao

    • D. 

      That celebrated the accomplishment of their favorite teacher

  • 22. 
    A da-zi-bao was a
    • A. 

      Stringed instrument

    • B. 

      Poster used for criticism

    • C. 

      Book of communist thought

    • D. 

      Secret letter

    • E. 

      A four-­old

  • 23. 
    When Ji-­li, An Yi and Zhang Jie couldn't think of what to write on their poster, they
    • A. 

      Went outside to see what the other students wrote

    • B. 

      Went to the cafeteria to see what the hall monitors wrote

    • C. 

      gave up and didn't write anything

    • D. 

      Made up something to say

  • 24. 
    Several of the students (including Ji-­li) copied their posters from
    • A. 

      From books in the library

    • B. 

      Articles in the Youth Post, a newspaper

    • C. 

      Their teachers

    • D. 

      Mao's little Red Book of communist thought

  • 25. 
    This person wrote her poster about being from a poor working class family. She said that because she had to do housework so she couldn’t study as much as the other students. (She failed three classes!)
    • A. 

      Du Hai

    • B. 

      An Yi

    • C. 

      Ji-­li

    • D. 

      Zhang Jie

    • E. 

      Yin Lan-­lan

    • F. 

      Pauper (Deng Yi-­yi)