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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. When Shigeo Sakagawa travels to Japan in 1946, who does he see there?
(a) Hoxworth Hale.
(b) His childhood sweetheart.
(c) General Patton.
(d) His brother Goro.
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 prove their loyalty.
(c) To have fun.
(d) To get rich.
3. Char Nyuk Tsin has trouble meeting the requirements for U.S. citizenship. Why?
(a) She is too old.
(b) She cannot read or write.
(c) All of the given answers.
(d) She is Chinese.
4. How many children do Kamejiro and his wife eventually have?
(a) 6 children--3 sets of twins.
(b) 9 children--8 boys and 1 girl.
(c) 5 children--4 boys and 1 girl.
(d) 2 children--a boy and a girl.
5. Most of Char Nyuk Tsin's great-great-grandchildren do not know her real name. How do they refer to her?
(a) Oldest Ancestor.
(b) Wu Chow's Auntie.
(c) Venerable Grandmother.
(d) Missie Kee.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Micah Hale think that America will try to take over Hawaii?
2. What happens when Shigeo Sakagawa runs for a senate seat?
3. 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?
4. What happens on December 7, 1941, the day after the committee visits Kamejiro's house?
5. Which is these men is NOT an example of a Golden Man?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. In 1952, who does Malama Kanaoka learns has been appointed as trustee for the Malama Kanaoka Trust, and why is the appointment sociologically interesting?
3. 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?
4. 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?
5. Identify who "the Celestials" are, and name at least one term of their employment.
6. What incident on August 19, 1916, causes hard feelings between Kamejiro and the German supervisor or "luna" under whom he works on the sugar plantation?
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. When Sheong Mun, the granddaughter of Nyuk Tsin, asks her family for permission to marry a white sailor, and for their blessing, how does the family react?
9. 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?
10. Kee Chun Fat, who made his money in the California gold fields, tells his nephew, Mun Ki, what a Chinese must do in order to succeed in America. What is his advice?
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