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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the courtroom, the Japanese attendees sat
(a) At the back of the room
(b) In the front rows behind the defendant
(c) Scattered about the room
(d) In a tight group behind the jury box

2. When Ishmael complains about the Japanese,
(a) He decides he also hates Hatsue's family
(b) Hatsue reminds him she is Japanese
(c) His father includes his comments in the newspaper
(d) His mother tells him to calm himself

3. Hatsue's father is frightened by the Pearl Harbor news and
(a) Searches the sky for planes
(b) Arms himself with swords and knives
(c) Takes cover in the family's basement
(d) Makes the family turn out the lights

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

5. Why does Horace Whaley suggest that Carl's head wound was from a gun butt or stick?
(a) He saw such wounds in the war
(b) He is hoping to find a Japanese killer
(c) He knows Carl knew how to fight with sticks
(d) He immediately wants to incriminate Kabuo

6. Upon seeing Carl Heine's corpse, Abel Martinson
(a) Ran
(b) Vomited
(c) Cried
(d) Screamed

7. What does Hatsue do when Ishmael proposes marriage?
(a) Runs away
(b) Goes silent
(c) Screams
(d) Cries

8. Etta Heine met her husband, Carl, in
(a) Seattle
(b) Bavaria
(c) North Dakota
(d) San Piedro

9. Life at Manzanar is
(a) Good for children
(b) Difficult and dirty
(c) Like a spiritual gathering
(d) A challenge, but pleasant

10. Whaley challenges Art Moran and asks him if he wants to play
(a) Coroner
(b) In a fishing contest
(c) Sherlock Holmes
(d) Kendo stick games

11. When his arm was amputated, Ishmael's anger seems to be directed toward
(a) Hatsue
(b) The pharmacist
(c) The army
(d) His mother

12. Ole Jurgensen bought the old Miyamoto house as a place for his
(a) Neighbors who were homeless
(b) Manager and pickers
(c) Wife when she was intolerable
(d) Children and their children

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

14. Hatsue ends her relationship with Ishmael by
(a) Writing a letter to him
(b) Letting her mother contact him
(c) Asking Sumiko to tell him
(d) Sending a message to him

15. When Carl Heine's boat was found,
(a) The batteries were dead
(b) All the lights were on
(c) It was full of water
(d) It would not start

Short Answer Questions

1. Horace Whaley testifies that the cut to Carl's hand was

2. Carl Heine is described as being

3. The snowstorm on San Piedro

4. The knife sheath found on Carl Heine's body

5. Nels Gudmundsson is

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