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Unformatted text preview: AAS/LIN 250 EXAM # 1 Name: Last-------------, First----------- FORM A SBID. #: ---------------------------- PART I: Identify the following statements as either True (T) or False (F) (20 points) 1 . Chinese people are fairly generous with and agnostic about religion, and thus Christianity doesn't have any influence on the Chinese communities in the US. T F 2 . Many of the early Japanese immigrants to the U.S. suffered night blindness due to poor nutrition. T F 3 . According to the film the Chinese Americans , some of the burdens that get passed down to the younger Chinese generations are the struggle between dual identities and the task of maintaining family traditions. T F 4 . Roosevelt opposed British colonial rule in India . T F 5 . Most of the recent Chinese immigrants stay only within their ethnic communities such as the China towns, and they have no strong intentions of becoming American citizens. T F 6 . Asian Indians claimed they were Aryans, hence white and thus eligible for US citizenship. T F 7 . The traditional way for the Chinese parents to interact with their children is to stay aloof and thus maintain parental authority. T F 8 . Gam Saan meaning fragrant sandalwood hills was the name given to America by the early Chinese workers. (p. 31) T F 9 . One of the most popular religions in China is Confucianism. T F 10 . The bimodal economic structure is discussed with reference to the Chinese American communities in the US. T F 11 . It is true that foreign-born Chinese earn more than the Chinese Americans. T F 12 . The 1940: Alien Registration Act classified Koreans as subjects of Japan, hence enemy of the US. T F 13 . Repeal of Chinese Exclusion Act was demanded by all, including Koreans and Asian Indians. T F 14 . The Japanese government permitted the emigration of women, so there were more Japanese women in the US than Chinese women. (p.46). T F 15. When the Asians in the US registered in the US army, they were treated just like US citizens, the restaurants no longer refused to serve them. US citizens, the restaurants no longer refused to serve them....
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course AAS 88877 taught by Professor Kamalsridhar during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '09