The Joy Luck Club

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  • 1. 
    The Joy Luck Club was started _____________.
    • A. 

      For playing Mahjong

    • B. 

      For people who wanted to learn English

    • C. 

      In San Francisco

    • D. 

      In Kweilin

  • 2. 
    Suyuan said that everyone is made up of 5 elements, which is NOT one of the elements?
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Water

  • 3. 
    Why does Jing-mei not know her sisters?
    • A. 

      They were from a different mother.

    • B. 

      They were left in China.

    • C. 

      They were killed when they were young.

    • D. 

      They were raised by relatives.

  • 4. 
    Jing-mei is given $1,200 to                             .
    • A. 

      Make reservations for the Joy Luck club to go to a nice restaurant

    • B. 

      Invest in shares of Smith International

    • C. 

      Buy a plane ticket Hong Kong

    • D. 

      Help pay for college tuition

  • 5. 
    An-mei’s scar came from                                .
    • A. 

      Being hit for speaking disrespectfully to her auntie

    • B. 

      Falling off her bike

    • C. 

      Being burned by hot soup

    • D. 

      Fighting with her brother

  • 6. 
    Lindo said; “I had real thoughts that no one could see, that no one could ever take away from me. I was the                         .”
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Thunder

    • D. 

      Lightening

  • 7. 
    Lindo told her mother-in-law that her ancestors visited her in a dream and gave her 3 signs that the marriage was doomed. Which was not a sign?
    • A. 

      There would be a black mark on Tyan-yu's back.

    • B. 

      The servant would confess to relighting the candle.

    • C. 

      Lindo's teeth would fall out.

    • D. 

      The servant girl of noble blood would be pregnant.

  • 8. 
    Ahma took Ying-yings’s new clothes away because                          .
    • A. 

      They were too warm for the sunny day

    • B. 

      They were wet from the rain

    • C. 

      They were muddy from chasing dragonflies

    • D. 

      They were covered in blood and feathers from cooking

  • 9. 
    Ying-yin’s wish to the Moon Lady was                                 .
    • A. 

      To not have to wear the heavy clothing

    • B. 

      To be found

    • C. 

      To see her family

    • D. 

      To go to America

  • 10. 
    For Christmas, Vincent received                        from the ladies at the local church?
    • A. 

      Mahjong

    • B. 

      Checkers

    • C. 

      A chess game

    • D. 

      A deck of cards

  • 11. 
    At dinner with Waverly’s family, Richard makes three mistakes, which is NOT one of them.
    • A. 

      He doesn't bring a gift.

    • B. 

      He doesn't compliment her mother's cooking.

    • C. 

      He refuses an extra helping.

    • D. 

      He drops food on his lap.

  • 12. 
    Lena’s mother went to the hospital because                                       .
    • A. 

      She fell and hurt her arm

    • B. 

      She was going crazy

    • C. 

      Lena was sick

    • D. 

      She had a baby and it died

  • 13. 
    Lena thought she had caused Arnold’s death by                               .
    • A. 

      Not eating all of her food

    • B. 

      Sending him out in the rain

    • C. 

      Not sharing her lunch with him

    • D. 

      Throwing rocks at him

  • 14. 
    Ted told Rose Hsu he wanted a divorce because                               .
    • A. 

      Their parents never approved of their marriage

    • B. 

      They could never agree on anything

    • C. 

      She would not make a decision about anything

    • D. 

      He was moving to Los Angeles

  • 15. 
    Rose Hsu did not sign the divorce papers because                 .
    • A. 

      She wanted the house

    • B. 

      She hated Ted and didn't want him getting married again

    • C. 

      She still loved Ted

    • D. 

      Her mother took them to stop them from getting divorced

  • 16. 
    Jing Mei’s mother wanted her to be a                          prodigy.
    • A. 

      Spelling

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Chess

    • D. 

      Gymnastics

  • 17. 
      Who was served the bad crab with the missing leg,                         
    • A. 

      Suyuan Woo

    • B. 

      Waverly's Daughter

    • C. 

      Jing-Mei

    • D. 

      Old Chong

  • 18. 
    An-Mei’s mother was concubine number                              ?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 19. 
    Ying Ying’s first husband                             .
    • A. 

      Was not able to give her any children

    • B. 

      Ran away to marry a singer

    • C. 

      Beat her when she disobeyed him

    • D. 

      Always brought her gifts when he returned from a trip

  • 20. 
    When Lindo first arrived in America she worked in a                                   ?
    • A. 

      Bakery

    • B. 

      Restaurant

    • C. 

      Factory making cookies

    • D. 

      Sewing room

  • 21. 
    Suyuan left her twin daughters by the side of the road because                               .
    • A. 

      She was being chased by soldiers

    • B. 

      She was too weak to carry them

    • C. 

      Her husband had died and she did not want children

    • D. 

      She had no money to feed them

  • 22. 
    The Joy Luck Club started in China.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    At the Mah jong table, Suyuan always sat in the North, where things began.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When An-Mei got hurt, Popo told her that she had prepared her funeral clothes for her.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    According to the book, in China a ghost refers to a dead person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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