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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Great Grandfather of the Sandalwood Mountains.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following is an example of a simile used in "The Ghostmate"?
(a) He gorges; he indulges his appetite.
(b) The orange of the firelight suffuses the prorcelain.
(c) Steam rises as if a mirage of food floated on the table.
(d) The bowls of soup are bottomless.
2. How do Ed's partners swindle him out of the business?
(a) The partners kidnap MaMa for ransom that Ed has to pay.
(b) The partners spend all the profits dancing with women on Saturday nights.
(c) The partners tell him he missed the meeting where they put themselves in charge.
(d) The partners pocket cash from laundry orders as often as they can.
3. Which of the following indicates that "The Ghostmate" is a fantasy?
(a) trees howl and bend to earth
(b) mountains rise until the peaks fade from sight
(c) the winds whip up
(d) naked drought-dwarfs with one eye on top run for cover
4. Why is there a communal dining room at the Chinese village where Kingston's ancestors lived?
(a) The Communists serve food to villagers in large dining halls
(b) All the villagers' homes are destroyed by bombs.
(c) It is a traditional way of sharing meals in Chinese villages.
(d) All the villagers are prisoners of war.
5. Where in the world is the Women's Land according to ancient scholars?
(d) North America
Short Answer Questions
1. What metaphor does Tang use to compare his bandages hanging to dry?
2. What are the "Jesus demons" trying to do when they visit the work camp where Bak Goong lives?
3. What is the procedure that the women are using on Tang's feet called?
4. What rule do the "white demons" enforce that is problematic for great grandfather Bak Goong while he is working in the sugar cane fields?
5. How does the wife that great grandfather Bak Sook Goong takes back to China affect Kingston's heritage?
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