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Test Your Asian IQ

Think you know all about Asian American culture? Take this quiz to find out. Just keep in mind that this quiz is only meant to be a light-hearted satire on Asian American culture -- don't take it too seriously and just have fun. This quiz was originally created by H. Tse for Asia'Zine.

  1. Which of the following numbers is considered the luckiest?
    74   8   168   58   22  
  2. Which of the following numbers is considered the unluckiest?
    13   666   74   169   0  
  3. In your mother's opinion, which is the best profession for you?
    Whatever makes you happy
  4. Which profession is considered the worst?
    Salesperson   Chaffeur   Squeege Kid   Artist   Unemployed  
  5. If you brought a date home, who would your parents disapprove of the most?
    A Caucasian person
    A Black person
    An Asian gangster who gambles
    A sloppy dresser
    Your gay lover
  6. If you dropped by your Chinese friend's house, what should you do if they ask if you would like some tea?
    Accept the offer
    Decline the offer
    Ask if they have anything else to drink
  7. What is a "banana?"
    A fruit commonly served after dinner
    A North American born Asian
    A staple in the Asian diet
    An Asian baby
  8. Which of the following is the most prestigious car to own?
    Cadillac   Acura   Mercedes Benz   Mustang  


Find out the Answers

Author Citation

Copyright © 1999 by H. Tse and Asia'Zine. Reprinted in accordance with Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976. Suggested reference: Tse, H. 1999. "Test your Asian IQ." Asian-Nation: The Landscape of Asian America. <> (1999).