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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to H, what is the purpose of the news reports?
(a) To make the enemy look bad.
(b) To confuse the reader.
(c) To build national morale.
(d) To pass on accurate information.
2. Where does Ishizuka live?
(a) In a dorm.
(b) Next door.
(c) Behind the school.
(d) Above a bookstore.
3. What does Toshiko need to convince her neighbors to do?
(a) Give away all their silver and gold.
(b) Donate a certain percent of their earnings to the needy.
(c) Buy war bonds.
(d) Work full-time in the artillery factory.
4. What is the main focus of Tojo's tract?
(a) Japanese men are eager to join the army.
(b) A soldier's duty is more important than personal survival.
(c) A soldier's duty is not as important as personal survival.
(d) All capable men should enlist immediately.
5. Why does H lurk outside the movie theater instead of going inside?
(a) H's mother told him never to go into the theater.
(b) H doesn't want to run into Girly Boy.
(c) H never has enough money to see a film.
(d) H isn't interested in watching movies.
6. How does Yoshiko feel when her brother finds her with the middle-aged woman?
(a) Yoshiko feels sad because her brother and his friends deserted her.
(b) Yoshiko feels scared.
(c) Yoshiko feels happy because her brother let her play hide and seek with his friends.
(d) Yoshiko feels hungry.
7. What does H decide to start a business doing?
(a) Stealing matches and selling them to his friends.
(b) Drawing portraits of people at the anniversary celebration.
(c) Exchanging pictures of "flower cars" with whatever he can get.
(d) Decorating the "flower cars" with his drawings in exchange for free rides.
8. Why does H get angry at the newspapers?
(a) The newspapers do not report the fatality in the bombing raid.
(b) The newspapers publish a story falsely incriminating one of Moiro's friends.
(c) The newspapers ignore the hardwork of Kobe's women.
(d) The newspapers lie and say that America is on the brink of surrendering.
9. What wakes H and his friends up from their slumber?
(a) An air raid alert.
(b) A hail storm.
(c) An angry Instructor Tamori.
(d) H's mother.
10. What is considered "un-Japanese" at school?
(a) Wearing clothes that is not made out of khaki.
(b) Talking about America or Britain.
(c) Singing German music.
(d) Learning about foreign cultures.
11. At the firing range, why are many of the shooters' bullets missing the target?
(a) The shooters are taking too long to aim.
(b) The shooters are inexperienced.
(c) The shooters are blind.
(d) The target is too far away.
12. What does H's mother make him do everyday before going to school?
(a) Do the dishes and make his bed.
(b) Practice the tambourine.
(c) Read from the Bible.
(d) Sing her favorite hymn.
13. What does the vice-principal say when H asks why students are not allowed to look at the photographs of the Emperor and Empress at school?
(a) The vice-principal tells H that the Emperor and Empress are too important to be looked at directly.
(b) The vice-principal tells H to stop asking questions.
(c) The vice-principal tells H that the Emperor is a living god.
(d) The vice-principal tells H that the students should look to the Emperor with their hearts, not their eyes.
14. What does Tan Wantanabe teach?
(b) Physical Education.
(d) English grammar.
15. Who is fond of giving "ear twists" to his students?
(a) Tan Wantanabe.
(b) Mr. Hisakado.
(c) Mr. Tamori.
Short Answer Questions
1. What puzzles H about his teacher?
2. What is the National Dress Order?
3. Why does H return to the gas station after reporting what he saw?
4. Why does H run away when he hears tambourines and drums approaching?
5. Why do the police take Morio in for questioning?
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