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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through At the Western Palace.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Maxine's mother do after unpacking at medical school?
(a) She writes home.
(b) She goes out to dinner.
(c) She drinks tea.
(d) She begins reading.
2. What is the woman's first enemy?
(a) The emperor.
(b) Another army.
(c) A giant.
(d) A thief.
3. Who is Moon Orchid afraid of while she is living in California?
(a) The Chinese Americans.
(b) The Japanese Americans.
(c) The Mexicans.
(d) The Canadians.
4. While working at the paint shop, what is the name of the color that offends Maxine?
(a) Gook white.
(b) Chinese yellow.
(c) China white.
(d) Nigger yellow.
5. What do the traditional Chinese stories, like those told by Maxine's mother, teach Chinese girls they can be?
(a) Students and wise women.
(b) Storytellers and soothsayers.
(c) Wives and mothers.
(d) Heroines and swordswomen.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Maxine's family tell ghost stories at the laundry when temperatures are high?
2. What did a medium once tell Maxine?
3. What type of grades does Maxine get in school?
4. What gift does Moon Orchid bring from Lovely Orchid?
5. What does Brave Orchid's family use the back bedroom at the laundry for?
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