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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. In 1946, who attempts to organize the plantation workers?
(a) Elinor Henderson.
(b) Kelly Kanakoa.
(c) Char Nyuk Tsin.
(d) Goro Sakagawa.
2. 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 uncle and nephew.
(c) They are brothers.
(d) They are father and son.
3. What does Kelly Kanakoa do in the early 1950s?
(a) Both of the given answers.
(b) Teams up with Judy Kee to record an album.
(c) Teams up with Judy Kee to form Island Records.
(d) Neither of the given answers.
4. What are Char Nyuk Tsin's sons told about their parents?
(a) Both of the given answers.
(b) That their real mother lives in China.
(c) That their mother is of royal blood.
(d) None of the given answers.
5. How many children do Kamejiro and his wife eventually have?
(a) 6 children--3 sets of twins.
(b) 5 children--4 boys and 1 girl.
(c) 9 children--8 boys and 1 girl.
(d) 2 children--a boy and a girl.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Char Nyuk Tsin do with the first acre of land that is given to her in Hawaii?
2. In 9th-century China, when Char Ti Chong and the villagers flee from the Tartar invasion, where do they plan to go?
3. 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"?
4. 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?
5. When Char Nyuk Tsin celebrates her 100th birthday, how many of her great-great-grandchildren attend the party?
Short Essay Questions
1. In China, in the year 856 A.D., General Ching offers to lead a group of villagers in an escape from the Tartar invasion, but states that old people must stay behind. What happens when Char's elderly mother insists on joining the march?
2. 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?
3. In 1952, as soon as 106-year-old Nyuk Tsin hears that it is legal for an Asian to become a U.S. citizen, she tries to learn to read and write so that she can pass the test. When she can't meet that requirement, what compromise is reached?
4. 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?
5. 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?
6. During the early days of World War II, how does a war-bond speech made by Hong Kong Kee end up causing him to loan the money that enables Kamejiro to open a grocery store?
7. In November of 1899, when plague breaks out in Honolulu, what drastic step does the city take to prevent the spread of the disease, and what happens as a result?
8. 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?
9. In the 1860s, John Whipple has many opportunities to observe the new Chinese workers as they settle into their lives in Hawaii. What impression do they make on him?
10. In 1868, Mun Ki is eager to return to China with his four sons and his wife, Nyuk Tsin, when his work contract ends. Why would such a return effectively separate Nyuk Tsin from her sons?
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