The Ultimate
The Joy Luck Club
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 15

What two ethnic groups are the main focus of this novel?

  • Chinese and American
  • Japanese and American
  • Japanese and Chinese
  • Chinese and European

Question 2 of 15

What familial ties are discussed in this novel?

  • Mothers and daughters
  • Mothers and sons
  • Daughters and fathers
  • Mothers and grandmothers

Question 3 of 15

Why does Jing-Mei go to China?

  • To meet her half-sisters
  • To see her mother
  • To discover her heritage
  • To discover herself

Question 4 of 15

What game does Jing-Mei play?

  • Mahjong
  • Solitaire
  • King's Corner
  • Scrabble

Question 5 of 15

Who is NOT one of Suyuan's oldest friends?

  • Ji-Yung
  • Ying-Ying
  • Lindo
  • An-Mei

Question 6 of 15

How many sections are in this book?

  • 4
  • 3
  • 5
  • 2

Question 7 of 15

What reminds An-Mei of her past when her mother visits her as a child?

  • The scar on her neck
  • Her mother's scent
  • Her mother's laugh
  • The way her mother holds her

Question 8 of 15

How old is Lindo when she is betrothed to someone?

  • 2
  • 12
  • 15
  • 6

Question 9 of 15

What is Ying-Ying's biggest fear?

  • Voicing her own desires
  • Making her husband angry
  • Not being able to have children
  • Being late

Question 10 of 15

What book is referenced throughout the novel?

  • 26 Malignant Gates
  • Bible
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Lord of the Rings

Question 11 of 15

What was Waverly a child prodigy in?

  • Chess
  • Checkers
  • Computer Science
  • Piano

Question 12 of 15

What was Rose's sad news she had to tell her mother?

  • She's getting divorced
  • She can't have a baby
  • She is moving away
  • She has a drinking problem

Question 13 of 15

What tragedy happened when Rose was a child?

  • Her brother drowned
  • She lost her father
  • Their dog ran away
  • Her grandmother passed away

Question 14 of 15

What instrument did Jing-Mei play?

  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Violin
  • Flute

Question 15 of 15

What feature do Lindo and Waverly share?

  • A crooked nose
  • A dimpled chin
  • One leg is shorter than the other
  • A freckle on their forehead

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