Farewell to Manzanar Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many members of the family go to Los Angeles?

2. When Jeanne goes to Manzanar, she find everything ________.

3. What is Jeanne named during her senior year?

4. How many of Papa's family died in the bombing of Hiroshima?

5. What does Jeanne fear as the camps close?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Jeanne's relationship with her father change? Who does she turn to?

2. As she ages, how does Jeanne feel about Manzanar? How does she deal with her time there?

3. What activities does Jeanne try? How does she feel about each?

4. What does Jeanne find when she visits Manzanar? How does this make her feel?

5. What happens to Jeanne during her senior year of high school? What adds to Jeanne's differentness in the circumstance?

6. How do Mama, Papa, and the others in the camp react to the possibility of leaving the camp? What makes staying in the camp impossible?

7. What small freedoms are the people in the camp allowed as time passes? How does Jeanne feel about this?

8. What three cases go to the Supreme Court? What are the decisions on them?

9. What do Jeanne and her father wait for at the firebreak? What does Mama tell them?

10. What does Woody realize about Papa after his visit to Papa's family?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What happened at the reservoir shack on the night of the December Riot? Who was present? Why do you think the people present felt the way that they did? Do you think you would feel similarly if you had been there that night? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Although they are interned, the individuals in the camps engag in small (and larger) acts of resistance against their imprisonment and the discrimination. What are some of these acts of resistance? What do the acts accomplish? Why do you think the internees use these acts of resistance?

Essay Topic 3

The theme of disloyalty runs through the events in the book. At which people or groups is this label directed? What effect does this have? Why do you think these people are thought to be disloyal? Is the assumption right or wrong? How do you think you would react to having this label placed on you?

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