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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Char Nyuk Tsin do with the first acre of land that is given to her in Hawaii?
(a) Raises vegetables to sell for extra money.
(b) Builds a small house.
(c) Gives ownership of the land to her husband.
(d) Sells the land for a handsome profit.
2. When Char Ti Chong and his people make a new home in the highlands, the group becomes known as the Hakka. What does "Hakka" mean?
(a) Guest people.
(b) Demon people.
(c) Beautiful people.
(d) Friendly people.
3. Hong Kong Kee receives a visit from a Boston man named Mr. McLafferty. What does Mr. McLafferty want to discuss?
(a) Pineapple prices on the mainland.
(b) Real estate deals, especially those involving hotels.
(c) Sugar plantations.
(d) Water rights.
4. In 9th-century China, when Char Ti Chong and the villagers flee from the Tartar invasion, where do they plan to go?
(a) To the Golden Valley, with General Ching.
(b) To a secret cave, to hide.
(c) To the neighboring village, for help.
(d) To the Tartar's homeland.
5. When Whip Hoxworth dies in 1927, who is his chief heir?
(a) Char Nyuk Tsin.
(b) Hoxworth Hale.
(c) John Whipple.
(d) Sakagawa Kamejiro.
6. The lowland people are the Punti. How do they behave toward the highland Hakka?
(a) The Punti enslave the Hakka.
(b) The two groups work together in harmony.
(c) The Hakka enslave the Punti.
(d) They share no friendly contact.
7. When Shigeo Sakagawa travels to Japan in 1946, who does he see there?
(a) His brother Goro.
(b) General Patton.
(c) Hoxworth Hale.
(d) His childhood sweetheart.
8. What cultural event does Shigeo attend in 1946 in Tokyo?
(a) A fireworks display.
(b) A calligraphy class.
(c) A sumo wrestling match.
(d) A tea ceremony.
9. In 1946, who does Hoxworth Hale say is causing the real problem in Hawaii?
(a) The military.
(b) The Democrats.
(c) The Chinese.
(d) The Fort.
10. Why doesn't Kamejiro pay for college for his youngest child, his daughter Reiko?
(a) She is a poor student who isn't ready for college.
(b) He wants her to get married, not go to college.
(c) He doesn't believe that girls need a college degree.
(d) He spends the money supporting Japan's war against China.
11. What does Whip Hoxworth believe is the future of Hawaii?
(a) Orchids and ginger flowers.
(b) Pearls and coral.
(c) Pigs and chickens.
(d) Sugar and pineapples.
12. What is objectionable about the Cayenne pineapples introduced by Schilling?
(a) They are susceptible to mealy bugs.
(b) They have trouble absorbing iron from the soil.
(c) All of the given answers.
(d) They grow too big for the cans.
13. 20-year-old Sakagawa Kamejiro courts Yoko. Before he leaves for Hawaii, what does he tell his family he will do when he is ready to marry her?
(a) Send a letter to Yoko.
(b) Send a letter to his mother.
(c) Send twenty gold coins to his parents.
(d) Send a special kimono to Yoko.
14. What best describes the stores owned and operated by Char Nyuk Tsin and her family, the Kees?
(a) The stores are clean but the prices are high.
(b) The stores are dirty and the prices are high.
(c) The stores are clean and the prices are fair.
(d) The stores are dirty but the prices are low.
15. What is Kee Chun Fat's advice to the men who are moving to Hawaii?
(a) Have one wife in China and another wife in Hawaii.
(b) Only have a wife who stays in China.
(c) Only have a wife in Hawaii.
(d) Do not get married at all.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Goro Sakagawa marry?
2. In 1942, when Hoxworth Hale tours the South Pacific in search of good sites for airstrips, where do his travels take him?
3. In 1902, in the Japanese village of Hiroshima-ken, villagers use an ancient courtship custom. According to this custom, what should a young suitor do regarding the young woman he wishes to court?
4. Shigeo plans to attend Harvard Law School. Why?
5. In 1952, the United States passed the McCarren-Walter Immigration Act. What did this Act do?
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