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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In 1952, the United States passed the McCarren-Walter Immigration Act. What did this Act do?
(a) It made it impossible for Asian-born residents to return to their home country.
(b) It forced all Asians to become U.S. citizens.
(c) It allowed Asians to become U.S. citizens.
(d) It forced all Asian-born residents to return to their home countries.
2. 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?
(a) They like to place bets on how elections will turn out.
(b) They like to brag that they know influential politicians.
(c) They believe in the importance of democratic elections.
(d) They want to be sure government will favor their businesses.
3. Why doesn't Kamejiro pay for college for his youngest child, his daughter Reiko?
(a) He doesn't believe that girls need a college degree.
(b) He spends the money supporting Japan's war against China.
(c) She is a poor student who isn't ready for college.
(d) He wants her to get married, not go to college.
4. 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 brothers.
(c) They are strangers.
(d) They are uncle and nephew.
5. Why is Char Nyuk Tsin, daughter of a Hakka chief, unmarried at the age of seventeen?
(a) She is unattractive.
(b) She is shy.
(c) She does not have a favorable horoscope.
(d) She has no dowry.
6. When Whip Hoxworth dies in 1927, who is his chief heir?
(a) Hoxworth Hale.
(b) John Whipple.
(c) Char Nyuk Tsin.
(d) Sakagawa Kamejiro.
7. Kelly Kanakoa is attracted to Elinor Henderson. Which of the following statements about Elinor is true?
(a) She is a graduate of Smith College.
(b) She is illiterate but beautiful.
(c) She is an orphan.
(d) She is deaf.
8. Why does Micah Hale think that America will try to take over Hawaii?
(a) For sugar.
(b) For oil.
(c) For diamonds.
(d) For gold.
9. 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 but the prices are low.
(c) The stores are clean and the prices are fair.
(d) The stores are dirty and the prices are high.
10. In 1942, when Hoxworth Hale tours the South Pacific in search of good sites for airstrips, where do his travels take him?
(a) Bora Bora.
(b) Pago Pago.
(c) All of the given answers.
11. What is the death rate at the Molokai leper colony when Mun Ki arrives?
(a) 4 or 5 people per day.
(b) 4 or 5 people per hour.
(c) 4 or 5 people per week.
(d) 4 or 5 people per month.
12. Who does Goro Sakagawa marry?
(b) Elinor Henderson.
(c) Judy Kee.
(d) Malama Kanakoa.
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) Pineapple prices on the mainland.
(c) Sugar plantations.
(d) Real estate deals, especially those involving hotels.
14. How long does the journey of Char Ti Chong and his people take?
(a) Many months.
(b) Many weeks.
(c) Many years.
(d) Many days.
15. What important event takes place on July 6, 1898?
(a) U.S. House of Representatives votes to annex Hawaii.
(b) Hawaii becomes the 50th U.S. state.
(c) U.S. House of Representatives refuses to annex Hawaii.
(d) Queen Liliuokalani dies.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the leper colony change after Big Saul dies?
2. How many children do Kamejiro and his wife eventually have?
3. When Army captain Shigeo Sakagawa, arrives in Hawaii in 1946 on leave, what happens to him?
4. Why are so many members of the Kee family able to get jobs as bookkeepers?
5. 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?
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