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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. 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 recruit Japanese soldiers.
(d) To look for Japanese spies.
2. Most of Char Nyuk Tsin's great-great-grandchildren do not know her real name. How do they refer to her?
(a) Venerable Grandmother.
(b) Oldest Ancestor.
(c) Wu Chow's Auntie.
(d) Missie Kee.
3. What are Char Nyuk Tsin and Mun Ki's sons named after?
(a) They are named after different relatives in China.
(b) They are named after different continents.
(c) They are named after different friends in Hawaii.
(d) They are named after different flowers.
4. When her fifth son is born on Molokai, what does Char Nyuk Tsin do?
(a) Sends him to her friends, Kino and Apikela.
(b) Sends him to his older brothers.
(c) Sends him to an orphanage.
(d) Sends him to John Whipple.
5. 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"?
(a) A blend of Western and Eastern culture and values.
(b) A blend of Caucasian and Asian genes.
(c) A blend of modern and ancient sensibilities.
(d) A blend of business and philosophy.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the leper colony change after Big Saul dies?
2. Why doesn't Kamejiro pay for college for his youngest child, his daughter Reiko?
3. Who does Goro Sakagawa marry?
4. What happens when the Japanese Federations of Labor workers' strike is broken?
5. What does Whip Hoxworth bring from Formosa and ask Char Nyuk Tsin to plant?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. 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?
3. 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?
4. 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?
5. Why does Whip Hoxworth believe that pineapples and sugar cane complement each other as crops to be raised on his plantations?
6. Identify who "the Celestials" are, and name at least one term of their employment.
7. 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?
8. 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?
9. 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?
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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