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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. What happens in Honolulu's Chinatown in November of 1899?
(a) A huge fire.
(b) An outbreak of plague.
(c) All of the given answers.
(d) A riot.
2. Most of Char Nyuk Tsin's great-great-grandchildren do not know her real name. How do they refer to her?
(a) Missie Kee.
(b) Venerable Grandmother.
(c) Oldest Ancestor.
(d) Wu Chow's Auntie.
3. When Whip Hoxworth dies in 1927, who is his chief heir?
(a) Sakagawa Kamejiro.
(b) John Whipple.
(c) Hoxworth Hale.
(d) Char Nyuk Tsin.
4. When Whip Hoxworth wants Kamejiro to move to Oahu to work, he offers to pay him with land, but Kamejiro insists on a payment of $200 instead. Is this a good decision by Kamejiro?
(a) No. The land is eventually worth far more.
(b) It didn't matter, because the value is the same.
(c) Yes, because the land is useless.
(d) None of the given answers.
5. Char Nyuk Tsin vanishes from the Hakka's High Village. Why?
(a) She falls off a cliff.
(b) None of the given answers.
(c) She runs away.
(d) She is kidnapped.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Kelly learn about Elinor as he gets to know her better?
2. 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?
3. Ishii becomes a representative for the Japanese Federation of Labor, trying to obtain better hours and better pay for the workers. When the workers go on strike, how do the planters and the Japanese Consulate react?
4. When Mun Ki is diagnosed with leprosy and sent to the leper colony on Molokai, accompanied by his pregnant wife, Char Nyuk Tsin, what do the two of them find there?
5. How many children do Kamejiro and his wife eventually have?
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. 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?
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. Compare how the Hakka and Punti workers deal with each other before their voyage to Hawaii and how they act after the voyage. Why is there a change?
5. Identify who "the Celestials" are, and name at least one term of their employment.
6. 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."
7. 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?
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. Why does Whip Hoxworth believe that pineapples and sugar cane complement each other as crops to be raised on his plantations?
10. In Japan in 1902, twenty-year-old Sakagawa Kamejiro is sent by his family council to work in the Hawaii sugar fields. Why does he agree to leave his homeland and take this job?
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