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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Goro Sakagawa hopes that his wife will be happy in Hawaii. In 1954, what does she do?
(a) Gives birth to triplet boys.
(b) Moves to Japan with her father-in-law and mother-in-law.
(c) Catches leprosy.
(d) Becomes a U.S. citizen.
2. Why do Japanese men in Hawaii want to join the U.S. military in 1942?
(a) To get a rest from their jobs.
(b) To get rich.
(c) To have fun.
(d) To prove their loyalty.
3. What does Kelly learn about Elinor as he gets to know her better?
(a) Neither given answer is correct.
(b) Both given answers are correct.
(c) She is a descendant of missionary Immanuel Quigley.
(d) She wants to write a book.
4. Char Nyuk Tsin (also known as Wu Chow's Auntie) is 61 years old in 1912. How many descendants does she have in her extended family, the Kees?
5. What happens in Honolulu's Chinatown in November of 1899?
(a) An outbreak of plague.
(b) A riot.
(c) A huge fire.
(d) All of the given answers.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Mark Whipple offers to lead a unit of Japanese soldiers into battle in Europe against the Germans, how many Japanese men volunteer to join the new unit, known as the 222nd?
2. Which is these men is NOT an example of a Golden Man?
3. Who does Goro Sakagawa marry?
4. Most of Char Nyuk Tsin's great-great-grandchildren do not know her real name. How do they refer to her?
5. What are Char Nyuk Tsin's sons told about their parents?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Nyuk Tsin's strategy of buying up losing properties from their major competition, the Fort, a smart business move? Why or why not?
2. Identify who "the Celestials" are, and name at least one term of their employment.
3. On December 10, 1941, many members of the Japanese community in Hawaii are rounded up and placed in barbed-wire enclosures. What do the descendants of the white missionary families do about this?
4. In Chapter 6, Kelly Kanakoa is a surfer and musician who works as a beach boy. When he falls for Smith graduate Elinor Henderson, he takes her home to meet his mother, Malama Kanakoa. What does he think Elinor and his mother have in common?
5. In 1880, when relatives refuse to let young Whip Hoxworth join the family business because of his wild ways, what do they give to him instead, and what does he do with their gift?
6. In 1946, Hong Kong Kee becomes aware that he is being investigated by someone from the mainland. What local individual does he discover is behind the inquiries?
7. When Shigeo Sakagawa is sent by the U.S. Army to serve in Japan in 1946, his mother urges him to try to marry a girl from the area around Hiroshima. What major historical event of World War II is she ignoring when she gives him this advice?
8. What Japanese tradition do Kamejiro and his wife Yoriko introduce in Hawaii as a way to make some much-needed extra money?
9. In 1946, Hoxworth Hale keeps California Fruit and Mr. McLafferty from opening a chain of supermarkets in Hawaii. In turn, what ethnic groups does Mr. McLafferty tell Hong Kong Kee that the success of California Fruit would benefit?
10. Chapter 6 is entitled "The Golden Men," which is a term intended to describe a certain kind of individual who was beginning to appear in Hawaiian society. Describe some of the traits that would qualify someone as a "Golden Man."
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