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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Nels Gudmundsson is
(a) The prosecuting attorney
(b) The sitting judge
(c) The court recorder
(d) Kabuo's attorney

2. Ishmael's father prints instructions in his paper about
(a) How to pilot a boat if necessary
(b) What to do in an air raid
(c) How to duck and cover if attacked
(d) How to evacuate the island

3. Carl Heine is described as being
(a) Tidy and respectable
(b) Very gregarious
(c) Meticulously clean
(d) A careless individual

4. The islanders know that the outcome of this storm
(a) Would be easy to deal with
(b) Would be devastating
(c) Was beyond their control
(d) Would be destructive

5. Ishmael's job as a marine was that of
(a) A cargo handler
(b) A radioman
(c) A medic
(d) A lieutenant

6. Amity Harbor is
(a) San Piedro's only town
(b) The state capitol
(c) A row of docks
(d) A booming metropolis

7. On the first afternoon of the trial, the Japanese driver of the disabled school bus
(a) Walked the students to their homes
(b) Broke up a snowball fight
(c) Helped a boy with a broken ankle
(d) Helped with a chimney fire

8. The defendant in this murder trial is
(a) Alvin Hooks
(b) Art Moran
(c) Abel Martinson
(d) Kaburo Masyimoto

9. The adolescent Ishmael accepted the inevitability of
(a) Loving Hatsue forever
(b) Losing Hatsue to her culture
(c) Being separated from Hatsue
(d) Having a physical relationship with Hatsue

10. Sumiko intervenes in Hatsue's life by
(a) Introducing her to Kabuo
(b) Intercepting a letter from Ishmael
(c) Tormenting Hatsue at Manzanar
(d) Telling their mother about Kabuo's intentions

11. Virginia Gatewood looked, to Ishmael, like
(a) Ragged blue dinosaur
(b) A ragged mackinaw
(c) A disabled laborer
(d) An alcoholic scarecrow

12. Twelve years later, Hatsue, ironically, sees Ishmael with
(a) One arm outstretched
(b) His glass box in hand
(c) His same coat on
(d) The strawberry fields behind him

13. In the time of the Japanese islanders' grandparents, the U.S. census
(a) Gave the Japanese joke names
(b) Reported a higher number of Japanese than were there
(c) Ignored the Japanese population
(d) Renamed all the Japanese with American names

14. Ishmael Chambers returned from the war
(a) Missing an arm
(b) With brain injuries
(c) Unable to walk
(d) Unscathed

15. Ishmael, as a boy, tells Hatsue that the oceans
(a) Mix into one big ocean underneath
(b) Are separated by volcanoes
(c) Are really lava underneath
(d) Are all salt water

Short Answer Questions

1. Over a period of four years, Ishmael and Hatsue met and spent time

2. As children, Hatsue and Ishmael hunt together for

3. San Piedro's hills are green with

4. Art Moran does not want Ishmael to let on

5. Ole and Leisel Jurgensen had two visitors on the same day--September 7. They were

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