Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Salas' father's hatred of gringos stem from?
(a) From being brainstormed by his wife, who had a bad experience with gringos.
(b) From his childhood, when he was being bullied by gringos in his hometown.
(c) From fighting against the gringos when Pershing went after Pancho Villa in Chihuahua.
(d) From the fact that gringos are unreasonable people, as he experienced in his encounter with them in Mexico.

2. How does Mike Davis describe the gang truce he has witnessed?
(a) An act in survival.
(b) Staged.
(c) Miraculous.
(d) Politically motivated.

3. What are "choke holds"?
(a) It is a choker worn by a police officer to identify him as an expert in choke methods.
(b) These are the techniques in using a police baton effectively.
(c) These are upper body control holds which the LAPD used in the past.
(d) It is a slang for choking a subject to death.

4. How does Angela King describe their upbringing when it comes to the issue of racism?
(a) That they were forced to make friends only with the other races, and forbidden to mingle with blacks.
(b) That they were raised to only mingle with the blacks, and were forbidden to make friends with any other race.
(c) That they grew up thinking the other races were enemies.
(d) That they were not raised in a racist way.

5. What is the vision in the early 1960s, according to Mike Davis?
(a) Black kids should be separated from white kids.
(b) Black kids can be surfers, too.
(c) Black kids should be given special treatment.
(d) Black kids should be given twice the challenges that white kids endure.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Jason Sanford's belief about him going out in the streets after the Rodney King verdict?

2. According to Big Al, what could Denny have been trying to do by driving his truck down a residential street?

3. What statement does the anonymous juror from Simi Valley make about his involvement in the Rodney King trial?

4. Why does Josie Morales' husband want to go inside and stop watching?

5. What comment does Jason Sanford usually get from the police about his looks?

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