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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 does Hoxworth Hale say is causing the real problem in Hawaii?
(a) The Fort.
(b) The Democrats.
(c) The Chinese.
(d) The military.
2. What happens in Honolulu's Chinatown in November of 1899?
(a) A huge fire.
(b) All of the given answers.
(c) An outbreak of plague.
(d) A riot.
3. What does Kelly Kanakoa do in the early 1950s?
(a) Neither of the given answers.
(b) Teams up with Judy Kee to form Island Records.
(c) Teams up with Judy Kee to record an album.
(d) Both of the given answers.
4. What happens on December 7, 1941, the day after the committee visits Kamejiro's house?
(a) Kamejiro's house is burned down.
(b) Japanese bombers attack Pearl Harbor.
(c) The U.S. and Japan become allies.
(d) United States bombers attack Japan.
5. What happens when Shigeo Sakagawa runs for a senate seat?
(a) He wins the election.
(b) He loses the election.
(c) The vote ends in a tie.
(d) He is assassinated before the vote count is complete.
Short Answer Questions
1. After Mun Ki dies, Char Nyuk Tsin returns to Hawaii to look for her youngest son. Who does she find raising him?
2. How long does the journey of Char Ti Chong and his people take?
3. Who does John Whipple believe will eventually control Hawaii?
4. Char Nyuk Tsin vanishes from the Hakka's High Village. Why?
5. What happens to Elinor after she gets better acquainted with Kelly Kanakoa?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. 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?
3. In 1952, who does Malama Kanaoka learns has been appointed as trustee for the Malama Kanaoka Trust, and why is the appointment sociologically interesting?
4. 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."
5. Ever since he came to Hawaii in 1904, Kamejiro has been donating money to help support Japan's battles against other countries. By 1936, what responsibility to one of his children can Kamejiro not fulfill because so much of his money has been sent to Japan?
6. Why does Whip Hoxworth believe that pineapples and sugar cane complement each other as crops to be raised on his plantations?
7. 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?
8. 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?
9. 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?
10. 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?
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