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Unformatted text preview: AAS/LIN 250 Quiz # 2 Name: Last:-----------------, First:------------- Form A Thurs. April 2, 2009 SB ID #:------------------------------------ Please fill out your name and SB ID# . Make sure to mark “0” under the heading 'Day' of the 'Date of Birth' section on your Scantron sheet (left column only). PART I : True/False: 40 points (Mark ‘1’ for ‘True’ and ‘2’ for ‘False.’) 1. The video on “Desis’” we watched in class, focused entirely on South Asians in the US except for Pakistanis in the US. T F 2. Asian Women working outside the home do encounter conflicts with the men and with the family T F 3 . In the Bhagat Singh Thind case, the Supreme Court ruled in 1923 that the Asian Indians were Indo-Europeans, hence eligible for American citizenship. T F 4 . The year 1952 was a historical moment for Japanese Americans-- laws were passed allowing them to become American citizens. ( A Family Gathering ) T F 5. Cantonese dominates as the only variety of Chinese spoken in Chinatowns and all over the world. (133) T F 6. Locke in California was built by Chinese Labor ( Chinese Americans video) T F 7. The video A Family Gathering focused on the lives effected after the internment of Japanese Americans. T F 8. All varieties of Chinese have same tones, and they all share the same script. Hence it is safe to assume that all varieties of Chinese are intelligible to speakers of Chinese. T F 9 . Japanese Americans have named the war brides pan pan which is more stigmatizing than the term prostitutes (153). T F 10. Between 1850 to 1882, males outnumbered females 15 to 1 ratio among the Chinese Americans. T F 11 . In the history of the US, the only group of Asian Americans that faced racism and harassment are the South Asians, following the events of Sept.11, 2001. T F 12. Equal access to education for both men and women was assured by Japanese law in 1947, which encouraged many female Japanese to immigrate to the U.S. 1947, which encouraged many female Japanese to immigrate to the U....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course AAS 250 taught by Professor Karemel during the Spring '11 term at University of Leeds.
- Spring '11