Can You Tell US What Happens In "farewell To Manzanar"?

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Can You Tell US What Happens In "farewell To Manzanar"?

"Farewell to Manazar" is a memoir about a life of Japanese in the camp during the WW II. It's a emotional journey you simply must take! Say, can you tell us what happens in this book? Have you read it? Let's take the quiz to see. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did the USA Government order all Japanese descendants to leave the States?
    • A. 

      Because the Japan needed help from every Japanese around the world to defend the country.

    • B. 

      Because the Government wanted a country free of foreign population.

    • C. 

      Because the Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbour.

    • D. 

      Because USA and Japan made an agreement to trade Japanese and Americans between each other.

  • 2. 
    Where did the Government move author and her family? 
    • A. 

      To Manzanar Relocation Centre in the desert outside L.A.

    • B. 

      To Manzanar Relocation Centre in Hawaii.

    • C. 

      To Manzanar Relocation Centre in Osaka.

    • D. 

      To Manzanar Relocation Centre outside Tokyo.

  • 3. 
    Which member of the Wakatsukis family was arrested and held in a detention camp for a year?
    • A. 

      Mama

    • B. 

      Grandpa

    • C. 

      The author

    • D. 

      Papa

  • 4. 
    What happened in an event called the December Riot? 
    • A. 

      Three men were killed for contacting with the Japanese.

    • B. 

      Three men were arrested for beating a man who was suspected of helping the U.S. Government.

    • C. 

      Three men were sent to Japan because they killed the camp's director.

    • D. 

      Three men were suspected of stealing from the director's office and were terribly beaten.

  • 5. 
    What did the U.S. Government do after this riot?
    • A. 

      They separated men from women and made them live in separate camps.

    • B. 

      They made the food rations even smaller and less nutritious which resulted in numerous deaths and diseases.

    • C. 

      They guaranteed amnesty to anyone who worked against the USA.

    • D. 

      They released a Loyalty Oath. Anyone who answered no to this Oath was deported and anyone who answered yes was drafted.

  • 6. 
    Which answer describes the best Manzanar's every day life after the riot?
    • A. 

      Manzanar became a beautiful place with almost none rules. Everything was just like before the war started.

    • B. 

      Military training was mandatory for grown ups. Kids had to clean and polish weapons in order to earn points for food.

    • C. 

      Family barracks were demolished and everyone had to live and sleep in one big barn.

    • D. 

      Schools were working. People were allowed to take small trips outside the camp. Everything resembled a normal American town.

  • 7. 
    What happened to the camp and Wakatsukis family in December of 1944?
    • A. 

      The camp closed down and the family was arrested for seven months.

    • B. 

      The camp closed down and the family was deported to Japan.

    • C. 

      The camp closed down and the family had to move back to Long Beach.

    • D. 

      The camp closed down and the family had to move to Hawaii to help to restore the Pearl Harbour base.

  • 8. 
    Why was a girl in Jeanne's class so amazed? 
    • A. 

      Because Jeanne had an American boyfriend.

    • B. 

      Because Jeanne was so beautiful.

    • C. 

      Because Jeanne was so good at math.

    • D. 

      Because she didn't believe Jeanne know English.

  • 9. 
    What did Jeanne's homeroom nominate her for?
    • A. 

      To be queen of school's annual spring carnival.

    • B. 

      To be the student body president.

    • C. 

      To be the class president.

    • D. 

      To choose the spring carnival queen.

  • 10. 
    Which statement is true? 
    • A. 

      Jeanne doesn't remember anything but the escape from the camp. She doesn't want to come back and see Manzanar.

    • B. 

      Jeanne never came back to see the camp. She doesn't like to talk about it.

    • C. 

      Jeanne decided to come back to Manzanar with her parents.

    • D. 

      In 1972, Jeanne returned to see Manzanar with her husband and two children. The memories about that place all came back to her.