A Pair Of Tickets

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  • 1. 

    Why does Jing-mei feel different as her train leaves the Hong Kong border and enters Shenzhen, China?

    • A.

      Because she is becoming Chinese

    • B.

      Because she can no longer speak the dialect of the region she is in

    • C.

      Because her mother always talked about crossing that border

    • D.

      Because the air is somewhat lighter in Shenzhen

    Correct Answer
    A. Because she is becoming Chinese
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "because she is becoming Chinese." This is because the question is asking for the reason why Jing-mei feels different as her train leaves the Hong Kong border and enters Shenzhen, China. The feeling of becoming Chinese suggests a change in her identity or a sense of belonging to the Chinese culture.

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  • 2. 

    Where is Jing-mei meeting her two half-sisters?

    • A.

      She is meeting them in Shanghai.

    • B.

      She is meeting them in Oakland.

    • C.

      She is meeting them in Canton.

    • D.

      She is meeting them in Kweilin.

    Correct Answer
    A. She is meeting them in Shanghai.
    Explanation
    Jing-mei is meeting her two half-sisters in Shanghai.

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  • 3. 

    How did the half-sisters learn that their mother was dead?

    • A.

      They learned that their mother was dead when Auntie Lindo wrote a letter to them as Jing-mei asked her to do.

    • B.

      Somehow they just knew.

    • C.

      Jing-mei phoned them weeks before her visit to China.

    • D.

      Jing-mei’s father secretly wrote to them so that they wouldn’t have false expectations.

    Correct Answer
    A. They learned that their mother was dead when Auntie Lindo wrote a letter to them as Jing-mei asked her to do.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the half-sisters learned that their mother was dead when Auntie Lindo wrote a letter to them as Jing-mei asked her to do.

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  • 4. 

    How did Jing-mei learn the details of what happened to her half-sisters?

    • A.

      From her father

    • B.

      From her mother’s journals

    • C.

      From Auntie Lindo

    • D.

      From the half-sisters themselves

    Correct Answer
    A. From her father
    Explanation
    Jing-mei learned the details of what happened to her half-sisters from her father.

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  • 5. 

    Why did Jing-mei’s mother actually leave the babies?

    • A.

      Because she tired of carrying them

    • B.

      Because they wouldn’t have been Chinese if she had brought them to America with her

    • C.

      Because she thought she was going to die and didn’t want them to die with her

    • D.

      Because she traded them for a lot of money

    Correct Answer
    C. Because she thought she was going to die and didn’t want them to die with her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is because she thought she was going to die and didn’t want them to die with her. This explanation suggests that Jing-mei’s mother left the babies because she believed she was going to die and wanted to ensure their survival by leaving them behind.

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  • 6. 

    Who found the babies?

    • A.

      An old peasant woman

    • B.

      A gypsy queen

    • C.

      The mayor of a nearby town

    • D.

      A large magical dog

    Correct Answer
    A. An old peasant woman
    Explanation
    An old peasant woman found the babies.

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  • 7. 

    What are the two different Chinese meanings of Suyuan, Jing-mei’s mother’s name?

    • A.

      "Wonderful Mother” and “Honorable Adversary”

    • B.

      “Good Wife” and “Nagging Woman”

    • C.

      “Beautiful One” and “Light of My Life”

    • D.

      “Long Cherished Wish” and “Long-Held Grudge

    Correct Answer
    D. “Long Cherished Wish” and “Long-Held Grudge
    Explanation
    The two different Chinese meanings of Suyuan, Jing-mei's mother's name are "Long Cherished Wish" and "Long-Held Grudge". This suggests that Suyuan's name carries both positive and negative connotations, reflecting the complex and conflicting emotions she may have experienced throughout her life.

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  • 8. 

    What are the meanings of Jing-mei’s name?

    • A.

      “Just pure essence” and “younger sister

    • B.

      “Sweet person” and “Loyal follower”

    • C.

      “Loved relation” and “Beautiful dreamer”

    • D.

      “Her Mother’s Wish” and “Difficult Child”

    Correct Answer
    A. “Just pure essence” and “younger sister
    Explanation
    The meanings of Jing-mei's name are "Just pure essence" and "younger sister".

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  • 9. 

    I read most of Joy Luck Club.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement implies that the person has read the majority or a large portion of the book "Joy Luck Club." Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that the person has indeed read most of the book.

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  • 10. 

    I read all of Joy Luck Club.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "I read all of Joy Luck Club" suggests that the person has completed reading the entire book. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 11. 

    What was your favorite story from Joy Luck Club? Describe this story.

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