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Asian Pacific American Leaders

Test your knowledge about famous Asian Pacific American leaders.

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Test your knowledge about famous Asian Pacific American leaders.

1. Who was named Time magazine's 1996 Man of the Year for his breakthroughs in AIDS research?

  • David Ho
  • Jerry Yang
  • Har Gobind Khorana

2. Which Asian-American leaders were instrumental in establishing APA Heritage Month in 1977?

  • Norman Mineta and Daniel Inouye
  • Gary Locke and Benjamin Cayetano
  • Elaine Chao and Yvonne Lee

3. Which leading sports figure describes himself as "Cablinasian," a hybrid of Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and Asian?

4. Who is the Chinese-American architect who designed the glass pyramid of the Louvre?

  • Eero Saarinen
  • Maya Lin
  • I.M. Pei

5. Who became the first Asian-American woman appointed to a presidential cabinet?

  • Joyce Chen
  • Connie Chung
  • Elaine Chao

6. Which Asian-American fashion designer pursued a figure skating career for 15 years?

  • Vera Wang
  • Ann Curry
  • Donna Karan

7. Who was the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army?

  • General Colin Powell
  • General Eric K. Shinseki
  • General Henry H. Shelton

8. Who was the first Chinese-American governor of the United States?

  • Governor Gary Locke
  • Governor Benjamin Cayetano
  • Governor Jesse Ventura

9. Who became the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1973?

  • Yo-Yo Ma
  • Tan Dun
  • Seiji Ozawa

10. Which Asian-American entrepreneur is co-founder and "Chief Yahoo" of his Yahoo! portal?

  • An Wang
  • Jerry Yang
  • Michael Chang

1. Who was named Time magazine's 1996 Man of the Year for his breakthroughs in AIDS research?
David Ho

2. Which Asian-American leaders were instrumental in establishing APA Heritage Month in 1977?
Norman Mineta and Daniel Inouye

3. Which leading sports figure describes himself as "Cablinasian," a hybrid of Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and Asian?
Tiger Woods

4. Who is the Chinese-American architect who designed the glass pyramid of the Louvre?
I.M. Pei

5. Who became the first Asian-American woman appointed to a presidential cabinet?
Elaine Chao

6. Which Asian-American fashion designer pursued a figure skating career for 15 years?
Vera Wang

7. Who was the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army?
General Eric K. Shinseki

8. Who was the first Chinese-American governor of the United States?
Governor Gary Locke

9. Who became the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1973?
Seiji Ozawa

10. Which Asian-American entrepreneur is co-founder and "Chief Yahoo" of his Yahoo! portal?
Jerry Yang

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