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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. Where does the narrator see Sonoko for the second time following their break-up?
(a) The grocery store.
(b) Her family's house.
(c) At a restaurant.
(d) The library.
2. What does the narrator assume is obvious to his fellow students?
(a) He comes from money.
(b) He has a broken heart.
(c) His lack of sexual experience.
(d) He has no interest in his studies.
3. The narrator describes Mr. Ohba as being what?
(a) A spy.
4. When apart, how do the narrator and Sonoko communicate?
(a) Through Kusano.
(b) By email.
(c) By phone.
(d) By letter.
5. What does the narrator study in college?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the narrator think it unusual that Chieko is cheerful?
2. After spending time with the narrator, Sonoko feels so guilty she plans to do what?
3. The narrator notices that, because of the war, Kusano's hands have become what?
4. What bothers the narrator about his first encounter with Sonoko following their break-up?
5. How old is the narrator when he attempts to lose his virginity?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the narrator offer to carry Sonoko's bag?
2. When does the narrator get his first opportunity to spend time with Sonoko?
3. When the narrator learns Sonoko plans to leave town to avoid the air raids, how does he feel and why?
4. What does the narrator take extra time to point out, regarding his feelings for Sonoko?
5. In addition to being the first female the narrator feels capable of loving, what additional benefit does Sonoko offer the narrator?
6. How does the narrator feel after going to the brothel?
7. After the visitation with Kusano, what sight confronts the narrator on his train ride home?
8. To get out of staying an extra day with Sonoko, what lie does the narrator tell her about his job?
9. Why does the narrator decide suicide is a foolish option?
10. Why does the quote "The measure of a woman's power is the degree of suffering with which she can punish her lover" bother the narrator?
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