Monkey King in Journey to the West


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In Journey to the West, Sun Wukong is also known by what name?

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1. In Journey to the West, Sun Wukong is trapped under a mountain for 500 years by what religious figure?

2. In Journey to the West, what is Sun Wukong's weapon of choice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

One of the most popular classics of Chinese literature is Journey to the West, mostly for its intriguing characters, such as Sun Wukong. Complete this assessment to find out how much you know about this character.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The objective of this assessment is to ask you about:

  • Who Sun Wukong is
  • Who trapped him under a mountain
  • His weapon
  • The title of the most popular English translation of Journey to the West
  • Trickster figures throughout literature

Skills Practiced

The skills required to complete this assessment inlcude:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Journey to the West lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who Sun Wukong was in the stories
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about English translations of the book

Additional Learning

If you think you would benefit from a quick review of the material covered in this assessment, complete the lesson titled Monkey King in Journey to the West. This lesson will cover topics from the assessment and:

  • Why Sun Wukong's status as a trickster helped make him popular
  • What the book Journey to the West is about
  • Sun Wukong's role in the book