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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 narrator assume is obvious to his fellow students?
(a) His lack of sexual experience.
(b) He has no interest in his studies.
(c) He has a broken heart.
(d) He comes from money.
2. Why does the narrator think it unusual that Chieko is cheerful?
(a) She dislikes her husband.
(b) She lost a leg during the war.
(c) She has no money.
(d) She is recently widowed.
3. What does the narrator fear about his behavior towards Sonoko?
(a) It is too forward.
(b) It is false.
(c) It is too effeminate.
(d) It is cocky.
4. From what ailment is the narrator suffering when Chieko kisses him?
5. What color does the sky turn following an air raid?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator admire about the wounded civilians?
2. What does Sonoko plan to do to protect herself from air raids?
3. When the narrator bumps into Sonoko for the first time after the break-up, what do they discuss?
4. On the train, what does Mr. Ohba do in excess?
5. In what month is the narrator invited to visit with Kusano's regiment?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the narrator allow Chieko to kiss him?
2. To get out of staying an extra day with Sonoko, what lie does the narrator tell her about his job?
3. Why does the narrator decide suicide is a foolish option?
4. What does the narrator believe is possible, in terms of partnering with a woman?
5. On the train, what does the narrator do that makes Sonoko blush?
6. How does the narrator feel after going to the brothel?
7. What impresses the narrator about the refugees that he sees?
8. What event takes place that proves to the narrator he is capable of basic, human emotion?
9. When the narrator learns Sonoko plans to leave town to avoid the air raids, how does he feel and why?
10. Why does the narrator offer to carry Sonoko's bag?
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