|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to Hashimoto (a friend of Kamejiro's) after he marries a Hawaiian girl?
(a) All of the given answers.
(b) He is forbidden to attend the Japanese church.
(c) He is fired from his job.
(d) He is treated like an outcast.
2. Why are so many members of the Kee family able to get jobs as bookkeepers?
(a) They blackmail the people who are doing the hiring.
(b) They bribe the people who are doing the hiring.
(c) They are smart and well-educated.
(d) They are lucky.
3. Why do Kamejiro and his wife have trouble saving $400?
(a) Because neither of them has a job.
(b) Because they are always helping others.
(c) Because they send all of their money back to Japan.
(d) Because they buy too many luxuries.
4. What kind of education do Kamejiro's children receive when they are young?
(a) Daily regular school followed by daily Japanese school.
(b) None of the given answers.
(c) Regular English-speaking school only.
(d) Japanese-speaking school only.
5. Char Nyuk Tsin has trouble meeting the requirements for U.S. citizenship. Why?
(a) All of the given answers.
(b) She is too old.
(c) She is Chinese.
(d) She cannot read or write.
6. What happens to Shigeo's three brothers who also served in World War II?
(a) All three are killed.
(b) Two are filled; only one survives.
(c) All three survive.
(d) One is killed; the other two survive.
7. What does Mun Ki's boss ask him to deliver to Hawaii?
(a) A bag of gold coins.
(b) A letter to his brother.
(c) An important business proposal.
(d) The Hakka girl named Char Nyuk Tsin.
8. What does Char Nyuk Tsin do with the first acre of land that is given to her in Hawaii?
(a) Builds a small house.
(b) Sells the land for a handsome profit.
(c) Raises vegetables to sell for extra money.
(d) Gives ownership of the land to her husband.
9. A committee urges Japanese families in Hawaii to have their children's names removed from the registers in their Japanese villages, thereby canceling their Japanese citizenship. What is Kamejiro's response?
(a) He is undecided.
(b) He refuses, in spite of his family's pleas.
(c) He agrees to do so immediately.
(d) He is away and doesn't hear the committee's advice.
10. What kind of document does Bromley Hale write about conditions on the original missionary ship that brought his relatives to Hawaii?
(a) An ironic satire.
(b) A poetic ode.
(c) A simple statement of facts.
(d) An admiring account of their bravery.
11. Who does Goro Sakagawa marry?
(a) Judy Kee.
(b) Malama Kanakoa.
(c) Elinor Henderson.
12. Why does Micah Hale think that America will try to take over Hawaii?
(a) For sugar.
(b) For gold.
(c) For diamonds.
(d) For oil.
13. After Mun Ki dies, Char Nyuk Tsin returns to Hawaii to look for her youngest son. Who does she find raising him?
(a) John Whipple.
(b) Her friends, Kimo and Apikela.
(c) Her older sons.
(d) Governor Kelolo Kanakoa.
14. When Kamejiro goes to work on one of Whip Hoxworth's plantations, what does he ask for permission to build?
(a) Both given answers.
(b) Neither given answer.
(c) A bigger dining hall.
(d) A heated bath.
15. 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 Caucasian and Asian genes.
(c) A blend of modern and ancient sensibilities.
(d) A blend of Western and Eastern culture and values.
Short Answer Questions
1. What advice does 94-year-old Char Nyuk Tsin give to her grandson, Hong Kong Kee, after the events of December 7, 1941?
2. The lowland people are the Punti. How do they behave toward the highland Hakka?
3. In 1942, when Hoxworth Hale tours the South Pacific in search of good sites for airstrips, where do his travels take him?
4. When a revolution takes place in Hawaii, what does Queen Liliuokalani do about it?
5. In 1951, when Char Nyuk Tsin is 104 years old, what statement does her grandson read aloud from the newspaper that catches her interest?
This section contains 749 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)