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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the Strange Man do as he waits for the Business Partner to arrive?
(a) Stares at the receptionist.
(b) Talks on his phone.
(c) Types on his laptop.
(d) Waits motionless.
2. Who tells the Main Character about a sheep in Chapter 6?
(a) His neighbor.
(b) The business partner.
(c) His ex-wife.
(d) A messenger.
3. Who is the second person that the Main Character tries to phone after Limo Driver on his return from the Boss's home?
(b) The Girlfriend.
(c) The Business Partner.
(d) His ex-wife.
4. Whom does the Rat ask the Main Character to visit for him?
(a) A female friend.
(b) A religious man.
(c) An old man.
(d) His mother.
5. What does the Rat apologize for in his first letter to the Main Character?
(a) For sleeping with the Main Character's ex-wife.
(b) For their last fight.
(c) For leaving town without saying goodbye.
(d) For leaving when their mother was ill.
Short Answer Questions
1. What relationship does the Main Character share with the person who dies in Chapter 1?
2. What does the Main Character tell the Business Partner he must do in Chapter 23?
3. What best describes the Boss?
4. Who once incarcerated the Boss?
5. What does the Strange Man tell the Main Character during their phone call in Chapter 22?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does the Main Character flaunt the authority of the Strange Man?
2. Describe the Strange Man.
3. Is the Boss a respectable person?
4. Describe the relationship between the Main Character and his ex-wife.
5. Describe the Rat's relationship to the Main Character.
6. Describe the Limo Driver.
7. What evidence is there in Chapter 2 that the Main Character and his ex-wife still care for each other?
8. How does the Main Character react to his return to his hometown?
9. Describe the Main Character's efforts to connect with others in Chapters 19 through 21.
10. Why are sheep important in Japan's history?
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