The Ultimate
The Good Earth
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

Right after giving birth what does O-Lan do?

  • Goes back into the fields to work
  • Dies
  • Sells her daughter into slavery
  • Has to escape a typhoon

Question 2 of 12

What characteristic in a woman does Wang Lung repeatedly say he wants?

  • Bound feet
  • Silent tongue
  • Short hair
  • Long eyelashes

Question 3 of 12

What does Wang Lung give to Lotus that was highly prized by O-Lan?

  • Her pearls
  • Her silk scarf
  • Her jade
  • Her lace scarf

Question 4 of 12

Who promises to care for Wang Lung's special needs daughter after he is dead?

  • Pear Blossom
  • Lotus
  • O-Lan
  • His youngest son

Question 5 of 12

Near his death, what do Wang Lung's sons decide they are going to do with his land?

  • Sell the land
  • Split it equally among all the grandchildren
  • Buy all the Hwangs ancient ancestral lands
  • Build a monument to their father

Question 6 of 12

Who does Wang Lung purchase who has bound feet?

  • Lotus
  • O-Lan
  • Cherry Blossom
  • Jade Sun

Question 7 of 12

What does Wang Lung steal from the rich man's house to return to his own lands?

  • Gold coins
  • Antique swords
  • Jade figurines
  • Silver dollars

Question 8 of 12

Of the stolen jewels, which does Wang Lung allow O-Lan to keep?

  • 2 pearls
  • 3 rubies
  • 3 pieces of jade
  • 2 sapphires

Question 9 of 12

What do Wang and O-Lan consider doing with their first daughter when they are begging for food?

  • Selling her as a slave
  • Killing her
  • Marrying her to the Hwangs' gardener
  • Shipping her off to Nepal

Question 10 of 12

What happens to the second daughter born to the Lungs?

  • She is smothered
  • She is sold as a slave
  • She is placed on the river
  • She is left on the front door of the Hwangs

Question 11 of 12

What is Mrs Hwang addicted to?

  • Opium
  • Tobacco Leaves
  • Silk robes
  • Methamphetamine

Question 12 of 12

Who does Wang Lung marry?

  • O-Lan
  • Lotus
  • Pear Blossom
  • Cherry Blossom

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