Women of the Silk Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Gail Tsukiyama
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What job does Kung Ma have at the sisters' house?
(a) Laundress.
(b) Keeping the books.
(c) Cook.
(d) Cleaning person.

2. How old was Auntie Yee when she was given to the silk work?
(a) Seven.
(b) Ten.
(c) Four.
(d) Nine.

3. What does Moi serve to Mei-li's parents?
(a) Dried plums and nuts.
(b) Jong.
(c) Coffee.
(d) Cake.

4. What is the name of the river that Mei-li walks to after her fight with Hong?
(a) Narrow.
(b) Long.
(c) Pearl.
(d) Green.

5. What did many people disapprove of about the way Lin's father dressed?
(a) He wore Western suits.
(b) He wore a cowboy hat.
(c) He wore Italian shoes.
(d) He wore traditional Chinese gowns.

6. The exterior of the silk factory is made up of what?
(a) Whitewashed bricks.
(b) Concrete.
(c) Wood.
(d) Sandstone.

7. Who stays at Auntie Yee's boarding house?
(a) Wayward boys.
(b) Restaurant workers.
(c) Fortune tellers.
(d) Silk girls.

8. Where does Pei go to try and find Mei-li after she doesn't show up at work?
(a) Sisters' house.
(b) Llibrary.
(c) Market place.
(d) Hong's house.

9. What does Chen Ling call Auntie Yee?
(a) Sister.
(b) Mother.
(c) Friend.
(d) Second mother.

10. What does Pei say about Lin in Chapter 6?
(a) Lin is too talkative.
(b) Without Lin, she would be lost.
(c) Lin does not make as much money as Pei does.
(d) Pei has only known her for a year.

11. Whose family is from Fukien?
(a) Mei-li's.
(b) Lin's.
(c) Pei's.
(d) Su-lung's.

12. What color uniforms do the Chinese soldiers wear at the docks in Canton?
(a) Black.
(b) Gray.
(c) Blue.
(d) Red.

13. What kind of farm does Pao have?
(a) Tea.
(b) Goat.
(c) Mulberry bushes and fish ponds.
(d) Rice.

14. What does Pei overhear people on the streets talking about as she walks to the factory in Chapter 5?
(a) Their contentment.
(b) Arguing over change in China.
(c) Their interest in the latest opera.
(d) Their plans for the upcoming festival.

15. In Chapter 5, what does Chen Ling tell Auntie Yee that she and Ming have decided to do?
(a) Hairdressing ceremony.
(b) Give her extra money from their paychecks.
(c) Work fewer hours.
(d) Paint their bedroom.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did Pao consult for advice about his children?

2. What does Lin's mother want her to do that Lin tells Pei about as they take a walk on their day off?

3. What is Pei's favorite place at the sisters' house?

4. Who cuts Pei's bangs in Chapter 2?

5. Who is Chung?

(see the answer keys)

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