A Boy Called H Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Kappa Senoh
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does H learn during his summer?

2. How does H afford to buy oyatsu?

3. Why is H ashamed in front of Mitchan?

4. Who dies in Chapter 24?

5. What wakes H and his friends up from their slumber?

Short Essay Questions

1. Was H wounded in the war?

2. Why do Mr. Naito and Mr. Matsumoto help H graduate?

3. What signs of a deteriorating economy are evident in Chapter 15?

4. Why does the war feel closer to H in Kobe than it does at his grandparents' home?

5. Morio spends many days repairing his sewing machine, even though it seems like a lost cause by others. What does this say about Morio's character?

6. What changes are happening at H's school?

7. How does H act selfishly in chapter 36?

8. What acts of kindness does H experience at the school?

9. What activities are part of the rifle club?

10. What is the Tripartite Alliance? According to Morio, how could it make things worse for Japan?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

At various points in the novel the Senoh family members are separated from one another. Describe the circumstances surrounding these separations and explain how they affected the family.

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast the relationship between H and his father with that of H and his mother.

Essay Topic 3

Christianity is practiced by many in Japan, including the Senoh family. Prior to and during the war, how is Christianity viewed in the eyes of:

a) Toshiko

b) H

c) Japan as a whole

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