Double Face & A Pair Of Tickets

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  • 1. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    D. She wants to go there for her second honeymoon.
    Explanation
    Waverly Jong wants to go to China for her second honeymoon. This suggests that she has already been to China before and enjoyed her previous visit enough to want to go back for another honeymoon.

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  • 2. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Because it is so fashionable
    Explanation
    Waverly especially wants to be Chinese because it is fashionable. This suggests that she values the cultural aspects associated with being Chinese and sees it as a trendy or desirable identity. It implies that she may be influenced by societal trends or perceptions of Chinese culture.

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  • 3. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    A. Because the two things do not mix
    Explanation
    The answer "because the two things do not mix" suggests that Lindo's children cannot have both American circumstances and Chinese character because these two aspects are incompatible or cannot coexist. It implies that the cultural influences and values of each country are distinct and cannot be easily blended together in an individual's personality or upbringing.

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  • 4. 

    Who first taught Lindo about America?  

    • A.

      A concubine

    • B.

      A Chinese actor

    • C.

      Her husband

    • D.

      An American-raised Chinese girl in Peking

    Correct Answer
    D. An American-raised Chinese girl in Peking
    Explanation
    Lindo was first taught about America by an American-raised Chinese girl in Peking. This suggests that someone who had grown up in America but had Chinese heritage played a role in introducing Lindo to American culture and teaching her about the country.

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  • 5. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    C. She got a job forming Chinese fortune cookies out of hot dough.
    Explanation
    Lindo got a job forming Chinese fortune cookies out of hot dough in the cookie factory.

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  • 6. 

    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.”

    Correct Answer
    B. A house is not a home when a spouse is not at home.”
    Explanation
    The fortune inside the cookie that Lindo gave to Tin was "A house is not a home when a spouse is not at home." This fortune implies that a house only becomes a home when both spouses are present, highlighting the importance of companionship and a loving relationship in creating a warm and welcoming home environment.

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  • 7. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Because she thinks they make her and her mother look devious or two-faced
    Explanation
    Waverly likes the fact that she and her mother have crooked noses because she thinks they make them look devious or two-faced.

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  • 8. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    A. She is wondering what she has lost in coming to America and what she has gotten back in return.
    Explanation
    Lindo is reflecting on the consequences of immigrating to America and is contemplating what she has sacrificed and gained from the experience. This suggests that she is evaluating the trade-offs and changes in her life since moving to a new country.

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  • 9. 

    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
    Jing-mei feels different as her train leaves the Hong Kong border and enters Shenzhen, China because she is becoming Chinese. This suggests that she is starting to embrace her Chinese heritage and identity as she physically enters China. It implies that the experience of being in China is making her feel more connected to her Chinese roots and culture.

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  • 10. 

    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
    The correct answer is Shanghai. This can be inferred from the question which asks where Jing-mei is meeting her two half-sisters. The answer options provide different locations, but only "Shanghai" is mentioned. Therefore, it can be concluded that Jing-mei is meeting her two half-sisters in Shanghai.

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  • 11. 

    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 half-sisters learned about their mother's death when Auntie Lindo wrote a letter to them, as Jing-mei had requested her to do. This suggests that Jing-mei had a desire to reconnect with her half-sisters and learn about her mother's passing. Auntie Lindo's letter served as a means of communication and provided the sisters with the information they needed.

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  • 12. 

    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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  • 13. 

    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
    Jing-mei's mother left the babies because she thought she was going to die and didn't want them to die with her. This suggests that she was concerned about their well-being and wanted to ensure that they would have a chance at a better life.

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  • 14. 

    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
    The correct answer is "an old peasant woman." This suggests that the babies were found by an elderly woman from a rural background. The other options, such as a gypsy queen, the mayor of a nearby town, and a large magical dog, are not mentioned in the question and therefore can be ruled out as potential answers.

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  • 15. 

    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 nature of her character and her relationship with her daughter. While "Long Cherished Wish" implies a deep desire or aspiration, "Long-Held Grudge" suggests unresolved resentment or bitterness. This duality in meaning adds depth and complexity to Suyuan's character and her impact on Jing-mei's life.

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  • 16. 

    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
  • 17. 

    I read most of Joy Luck Club.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement indicates that the person has read a majority of the book "Joy Luck Club." Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 18. 

    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" implies that the person has finished reading the entire book. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 19. 

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

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