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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How is brother, returning from Vietnam, greeted when he walks from the bus station to his parents' home in Stockton?
(a) His mother forces him to eat so he will gain some weight.
(b) No one is home.
(c) A party is just ending.
(d) There is a huge surprise party held in his honor.
2. Who travels to Alaska during the Driving Out to help end the violence?
(a) Alaska's governor
(b) President of the United States
(c) Other company strikers from around the state
(d) The Calvary
3. How were the Indians in Alaska treated by the "gold seeking" miners?
(a) They are kept as slaves by white demons.
(b) Some are tortured and murdered in public.
(c) They are driven out at gunpoint.
(d) They are welcomed as extra labor.
4. How does Sing Kay Ng get his name?
(a) Sing Kay Ng gets his Chinese name from his Chinese mother.
(b) Sing Kay Ng makes up his own name after he learns Chinese from Lo Bun Sun.
(c) Lo Bun Sun names him Sing Kay Ng because the man has a limp.
(d) Lo Bun Sun names him Sing Kay Ng because it means fleeing man.
5. What happens in Hawaii that prevents the Hundred-Year-Old Man from going to town in 1893?
(a) The American revolution against Queen Lili'uokalani
(b) The American Civil War
(c) The Communist Revolution in China
(d) The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor
6. For what does the doctor at the jail treat the Wild Man?
(a) mosquito bites and stomach ache
(b) dehydration and cuts and bruises
(c) malaria and diarrhea
(d) alligator bites and burns from camp fires
7. What effects do the comic books have on Kingston and her Chinese American family?
(a) Comic books distract the children from the horrors of war by showing Chop Chop.
(b) Comic books gave Chinese Americans true and accurate information about the Vietnam War.
(c) The stories that were unfit for children must have been worse than guts hanging out.
(d) Comic books reinforce the stereotype of the Chinese American or Oriental.
8. How much time passes between the first and the second Driving Out in "Alaska China Men"?
(a) two years
(b) one year
(c) one month
(d) eight days
9. What two goals does Father finally reach by the end of "The American Father"?
(a) His children go to private school and he owns his own house.
(b) He owns his own house and his own business.
(c) His clothes fit again and mother is finally happy.
(d) He has the biggest garden in Stockton and he owns his own business.
10. What does the Wild Man do on the night he learns that the Border Patrol is sending him back?
(a) He pretends he is too sick to travel.
(b) He escapes the jail and is never seen again.
(c) He commits suicide by hanging himself with his belt.
(d) He beats the guards with his belt at the first opportunity.
11. What does the blind fortune teller predict will happen to Kingston's San Francisco Aunt over her lifetime?
(a) Aunt will meet her husband in Hong Kong.
(b) Aunt will gain and lose fortunes many times.
(c) Aunt will own a shoe store throughout her life.
(d) Aunt will marry three times.
12. When the fish-and-game wardens and sheriff deputies use dogs to search for the Wild Man, why is their search so short?
(a) The searchers are convinced that no one could live in the swamp.
(b) The officers are sure the sightings are a mass hallucination.
(c) The dogs find no scent to follow.
(d) The officers are getting bitten by mosquitoes
13. What does Kingston realize about men at Great Uncle Kau's funeral?
(a) Men have feelings too.
(b) Men grow very old before they die.
(c) Men must carry the casket out of the demon mortuary.
(d) Men are afraid of death.
14. What do people in Alaska do to track events in their lives and their community?
(a) write in diaries
(b) hire a town crier
(c) post bulletins around towns
(d) produce a weekly newspaper
15. What does Kingston notice about the Wild Man as shown in the photos of his capture appearing in the newspaper?
(a) The Wild Man was crying as his captors led him out of the swamp.
(b) The Wild Man was neat and clean and did not act wild or fight his captors.
(c) The Wild Man's hair and beard were extremely long, because he was unable to groom himself in the swamp.
(d) The men in cowboy hats that escorted him out of the swamp appeared to have given quite a fight against the Wild Man.
Short Answer Questions
1. What details do we learn about the Wild Man when he talks to the translator in his jail cell?
2. From whom do MaMa and Father have to keep their savings a secret?
3. What tradition does Mad Sao perform at his mother's graveside that the Kingston family does not do after Uncle Kau's funeral?
4. Where do the mandarins seeking gold land their ship?
5. What does the Hundred-Year-Old man do to rest during his trips to town early in his time in Hawaii?
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