Double Face & A Pair Of Tickets

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Double Face & A Pair Of Tickets

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Why does Waverly Jong want to go to China?
    • A. 

      She wants to be among other people who look like her.

    • B. 

      She wants to escape the boredom of San Francisco.

    • C. 

      She wants to go to please her mother.

    • D. 

      She wants to go there for her second honeymoon.

  • 3. 
    Why does Waverly especially want to be Chinese?
    • A. 

      Because she enjoys her heritage

    • B. 

      Because it is so fashionable

    • C. 

      Because she is marrying a Chinese man

    • D. 

      Because she wants her daughter to also be Chinese

  • 4. 
    Why could Lindo’s children not have American circumstances and Chinese character?
    • A. 

      Because the two things do not mix

    • B. 

      Because they have minds of their own

    • C. 

      Because they have American character and Chinese circumstances instead

    • D. 

      Because God willed it not to be so

  • 5. 
    Who first taught Lindo about America?  
    • A. 

      A concubine

    • B. 

      A Chinese actor

    • C. 

      Her husband

    • D. 

      An American-raised Chinese girl in Peking

  • 6. 
    What kind of job did Lindo get in the cookie factory?
    • A. 

      She got a job in a shop.

    • B. 

      She got a job driving a taxi.

    • C. 

      She got a job forming Chinese fortune cookies out of hot dough.

    • D. 

      She got a job as a waitress in a Chinese restaurant.

  • 7. 
    What was the fortune inside the cookie that Lindo gave to Tin?
    • A. 

      “Hi Handsome!”

    • B. 

      A house is not a home when a spouse is not at home.”

    • C. 

      “Give me a call when you can.”

    • D. 

      “I am lonely and available.”

  • 8. 
    Why does Waverly like the fact that she and her mother have crooked noses?
    • A. 

      Just because she likes to look like her mother

    • B. 

      Because she likes to look different

    • C. 

      Because she thinks they make her and her mother look devious or two-faced

    • D. 

      Just because it is their only flaw

  • 9. 
    At the end of the story, what is Lindo wondering about?
    • A. 

      She is wondering what she has lost in coming to America and what she has gotten back in return.

    • B. 

      She is wondering who her daughter will marry next.

    • C. 

      She is wondering how much it will cost to find a husband for her daughter.

    • D. 

      She is wondering what’s for dinner.

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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.

  • 12. 
    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.

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    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”

  • 18. 
    I read most of Joy Luck Club.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    I read all of Joy Luck Club.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False