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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What important event takes place on July 6, 1898?
(a) U.S. House of Representatives refuses to annex Hawaii.
(b) Hawaii becomes the 50th U.S. state.
(c) Queen Liliuokalani dies.
(d) U.S. House of Representatives votes to annex Hawaii.
2. What promise does Char Nyuk Tsin make to her husband, Mun Ki, at the Molokai leper colony?
(a) She will remarry after he dies.
(b) She will send money to his wife in China after he dies.
(c) She will build a huge bonfire in his honor.
(d) She will convert to Christianity.
3. 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 are lucky.
(c) They bribe the people who are doing the hiring.
(d) They are smart and well-educated.
4. Who treats the Chinese workers kindly on their voyage from China to Hawaii?
(c) John Whipple.
(d) Captain Hoxworth.
5. What starts happening to Japanese people in Hawaii on December 10, 1941?
(a) They are shipped back to Japan.
(b) They are honored with a parade in Honolulu.
(c) They are arrested on sight.
(d) They are rounded up and placed in barbed-wire enclosures.
6. Char Nyuk Tsin vanishes from the Hakka's High Village. Why?
(a) None of the given answers.
(b) She runs away.
(c) She is kidnapped.
(d) She falls off a cliff.
7. What are Char Nyuk Tsin and Mun Ki's sons named after?
(a) They are named after different continents.
(b) They are named after different relatives in China.
(c) They are named after different flowers.
(d) They are named after different friends in Hawaii.
8. What kind of education do Kamejiro's children receive when they are young?
(a) Japanese-speaking school only.
(b) Daily regular school followed by daily Japanese school.
(c) None of the given answers.
(d) Regular English-speaking school only.
9. When Char Nyuk Tsin celebrates her 100th birthday, how many of her great-great-grandchildren attend the party?
10. 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 Western and Eastern culture and values.
(b) A blend of modern and ancient sensibilities.
(c) A blend of Caucasian and Asian genes.
(d) A blend of business and philosophy.
11. 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 plantations owners.
(d) The Kee family.
12. What is the death rate at the Molokai leper colony when Mun Ki arrives?
(a) 4 or 5 people per week.
(b) 4 or 5 people per day.
(c) 4 or 5 people per hour.
(d) 4 or 5 people per month.
13. What is the relationship between Kee Chun Fat (who made his fortune in the California gold fields) and Mun Ki (who works as a cook in a brothel in Macao)?
(a) They are father and son.
(b) They are uncle and nephew.
(c) They are strangers.
(d) They are brothers.
14. What other crop does Whip Hoxworth introduce to Hawaii?
(a) Ginger flowers.
(b) All of the given answers.
(c) Brazilian coffee beans.
(d) Malaysian orange trees.
15. What action does the Kee family undertake because of what Char Nyuk Tsin learns from the newspaper about company values?
(a) They stop buying and selling properties.
(b) They begin buying up prosperous properties from the Fort.
(c) They start selling all of their properties, good and bad, to the Fort.
(d) They begin buying up losing properties from the Fort.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Goro's new wife think about the Sakagawa household?
2. When Reiko's family's objection to the romance causes Lieutenant Jackson to be sent away, who does her family arrange for her to marry instead?
3. Char Nyuk Tsin has trouble meeting the requirements for U.S. citizenship. Why?
4. What happens to Shigeo's three brothers who also served in World War II?
5. Ishii becomes a representative for the Japanese Federation of Labor, trying to obtain better hours and better pay for the workers. When the workers go on strike, how do the planters and the Japanese Consulate react?
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