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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In 1946, the term "the Golden Men" is coined to describe a certain kind of person developing in Hawaii. Which of the following is NOT necessarily an attribute of a "Golden Man"?
(a) A blend of business and philosophy.
(b) A blend of Western and Eastern culture and values.
(c) A blend of Caucasian and Asian genes.
(d) A blend of modern and ancient sensibilities.
2. With help from Hong Kong Kee, what powerful group does Mr. McLafferty's company hope to challenge?
(a) The Japanese workers.
(b) The Fort.
(c) The Kee family.
(d) The plantations owners.
3. Shigeo plans to attend Harvard Law School. Why?
(a) He is afraid to go home to Hawaii.
(b) He wants to make a lot of money.
(c) He misses being a student.
(d) He believes there are not enough educated Japanese in Hawaii.
4. Why does John Whipple come to China in 1865?
(a) All of the given answers.
(b) To take a vacation.
(c) To hire workers for the Hawaiian sugar fields.
(d) To visit distant relatives.
5. In 1952, the United States passed the McCarren-Walter Immigration Act. What did this Act do?
(a) It forced all Asians to become U.S. citizens.
(b) It forced all Asian-born residents to return to their home countries.
(c) It made it impossible for Asian-born residents to return to their home country.
(d) It allowed Asians to become U.S. citizens.
6. 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) Beautiful people.
(b) Guest people.
(c) Demon people.
(d) Friendly people.
7. 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.
8. Who does Goro Sakagawa marry?
(b) Malama Kanakoa.
(c) Judy Kee.
(d) Elinor Henderson.
9. What best describes the stores owned and operated by Char Nyuk Tsin and her family, the Kees?
(a) The stores are dirty but the prices are low.
(b) The stores are clean but the prices are high.
(c) The stores are clean and the prices are fair.
(d) The stores are dirty and the prices are high.
10. Which of the following is NOT true about Kelly Kanakoa?
(a) He is a surfer.
(b) His real first name is Kelolo.
(c) His real mother is Char Nyuk Tsin.
(d) He works as a beach boy.
11. In 1942, when Hoxworth Hale tours the South Pacific in search of good sites for airstrips, where do his travels take him?
(b) Bora Bora.
(c) Pago Pago.
(d) All of the given answers.
12. When Shigeo Sakagawa travels to Japan in 1946, who does he see there?
(a) His brother Goro.
(b) His childhood sweetheart.
(c) Hoxworth Hale.
(d) General Patton.
13. Hong Kong Kee receives a visit from a Boston man named Mr. McLafferty. What does Mr. McLafferty want to discuss?
(a) Water rights.
(b) Real estate deals, especially those involving hotels.
(c) Pineapple prices on the mainland.
(d) Sugar plantations.
14. 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?
(a) Stand before her 12 times in one week without speaking.
(b) Send white flowers to her, every day for a month.
(c) Kidnap the girl he desires.
(d) Pay her parents for the privilege of courting her.
15. What kind of man is Big Saul at the Molokai leper colony?
(a) A doctor.
(b) A minister.
(c) A bully.
(d) A fair leader.
Short Answer Questions
1. Kelly Kanakoa is attracted to Elinor Henderson. Which of the following statements about Elinor is true?
2. Why do Japanese men in Hawaii want to join the U.S. military in 1942?
3. When Army captain Shigeo Sakagawa, arrives in Hawaii in 1946 on leave, what happens to him?
4. After Mun Ki dies, Char Nyuk Tsin returns to Hawaii to look for her youngest son. Who does she find raising him?
5. A group of influential businessmen known as The Fort, all involved with H & H Shipping, lay plans for who should hold which seats in government. Why do they care?
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