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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. Who treats the Chinese workers kindly on their voyage from China to Hawaii?
(c) Captain Hoxworth.
(d) John Whipple.
2. How long does the journey of Char Ti Chong and his people take?
(a) Many days.
(b) Many months.
(c) Many weeks.
(d) Many years.
3. 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?
(a) About 11,000 men.
(b) About 110 men.
(c) About 1,100 men.
(d) About 11 men.
4. Kamejiro's daughter, Reiko, is courted by a soldier, Lieutenant Jackson. What is Lieutenant Jackson's military assignment?
(a) He is on leave and has no assignment.
(b) To prevent Japanese girls from marrying service men.
(c) To look for Japanese spies.
(d) To recruit Japanese soldiers.
5. In 9th-century China, when Char Ti Chong and the villagers flee from the Tartar invasion, where do they plan to go?
(a) To a secret cave, to hide.
(b) To the Tartar's homeland.
(c) To the Golden Valley, with General Ching.
(d) To the neighboring village, for help.
Short Answer Questions
1. What starts happening to Japanese people in Hawaii on December 10, 1941?
2. What happens to Shigeo's three brothers who also served in World War II?
3. What promise does Char Nyuk Tsin make to her husband, Mun Ki, at the Molokai leper colony?
4. When Shigeo Sakagawa travels to Japan in 1946, who does he see there?
5. With help from Hong Kong Kee, what powerful group does Mr. McLafferty's company hope to challenge?
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. 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?
3. 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?
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. Author James Michener states that the Hakka villagers are "Chinese to the core and steeped in Chinese lore," and yet they refuse to follow the Chinese tradition of foot binding. Why?
6. Army captain Shigeo Sakagawa marches in a victory parade in Honolulu in 1946, but the occasion is a bittersweet one for him. He and his country have won the war, but Shigeo has suffered a great personal loss. What is it?
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. 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."
9. What Japanese tradition do Kamejiro and his wife Yoriko introduce in Hawaii as a way to make some much-needed extra money?
10. 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?
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