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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Kamejiro's daughter, Reiko, is courted by a soldier, Lieutenant Jackson. What is Lieutenant Jackson's military assignment?
(a) To prevent Japanese girls from marrying service men.
(b) He is on leave and has no assignment.
(c) To look for Japanese spies.
(d) To recruit Japanese soldiers.
2. Who does Goro Sakagawa marry?
(b) Judy Kee.
(c) Malama Kanakoa.
(d) Elinor Henderson.
3. What is Kee Chun Fat's advice to the men who are moving to Hawaii?
(a) Do not get married at all.
(b) Only have a wife in Hawaii.
(c) Only have a wife who stays in China.
(d) Have one wife in China and another wife in Hawaii.
4. What was the reaction in Hawaii to passage of the McCarren-Walter Immigration Act?
(a) Classes formed to help people prepare for citizenship.
(b) Both of the given answers.
(c) The act was generally warmly received.
(d) Neither of the given answers.
5. Goro Sakagawa hopes that his wife will be happy in Hawaii. In 1954, what does she do?
(a) Becomes a U.S. citizen.
(b) Gives birth to triplet boys.
(c) Moves to Japan with her father-in-law and mother-in-law.
(d) Catches leprosy.
6. 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 strangers.
(b) They are father and son.
(c) They are uncle and nephew.
(d) They are brothers.
7. Why do Kamejiro and his wife have trouble saving $400?
(a) Because they send all of their money back to Japan.
(b) Because neither of them has a job.
(c) Because they are always helping others.
(d) Because they buy too many luxuries.
8. Why does John Whipple come to China in 1865?
(a) To hire workers for the Hawaiian sugar fields.
(b) To take a vacation.
(c) All of the given answers.
(d) To visit distant relatives.
9. Why doesn't Kamejiro pay for college for his youngest child, his daughter Reiko?
(a) He wants her to get married, not go to college.
(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 doesn't believe that girls need a college degree.
10. 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) U.S. House of Representatives votes to annex Hawaii.
(d) Queen Liliuokalani dies.
11. 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 his mother.
(b) Send twenty gold coins to his parents.
(c) Send a special kimono to Yoko.
(d) Send a letter to Yoko.
12. In 1946, who does Hoxworth Hale say is causing the real problem in Hawaii?
(a) The Fort.
(b) The military.
(c) The Chinese.
(d) The Democrats.
13. 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) A heated bath.
(c) Neither given answer.
(d) A bigger dining hall.
14. The lowland people are the Punti. How do they behave toward the highland Hakka?
(a) The Hakka enslave the Punti.
(b) The Punti enslave the Hakka.
(c) The two groups work together in harmony.
(d) They share no friendly contact.
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. After 13 years in Hawaii, Kamejiro and his friend Ishii-san both send away to Japan for a bride. What happens when the two young women arrive?
3. What happens on December 7, 1941, the day after the committee visits Kamejiro's house?
4. Who treats the Chinese workers kindly on their voyage from China to Hawaii?
5. 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?
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