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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Mrs. Saito feel about the demonstrations in the streets?
(a) They've gone too far.
(b) They're an important expression of freedom of speech.
(c) The Japanese are children learning democracy.
(d) It is a great pity that people are being injured.

2. How many regular customers does Mrs. Kawakami have now that the war is over?
(a) Ono and his old group of students are the only ones.
(b) Ono is the only one.
(c) The construction workers are the only ones.
(d) Ono and Shintaro are the only ones.

3. How did Noriko upset Setsuko when they were children?
(a) By beating her at games.
(b) By calling her a boy.
(c) By making fun of her awkwardness.
(d) By calling her ugly.

4. What is a miai?
(a) A business meeting.
(b) An engagement party.
(c) A formal meeting between the families of a prospective bride and groom.
(d) A wedding reception.

5. What kind of mistakes does Ono believe are not shameful?
(a) Those made in ignorance.
(b) Those made in youth.
(c) Those made in good faith.
(d) Those made against one's will.

6. What wrongdoing does Ono confess at the miai?
(a) Encouraging the war effort.
(b) Ignoring the war effort.
(c) Trying to stop the war effort.
(d) Refusing to participate in the war effort.

7. How does Mr. Saito feel about the demonstrations in the streets?
(a) They've gone too far.
(b) It is a great pity that people are being injured.
(c) The Japanese are children learning democracy.
(d) They're an important expression of freedom of speech.

8. How does Noriko say Ono has behaved since his retirement?
(a) He mopes.
(b) He is sociable.
(c) He tyrannizes her.
(d) He wanders.

9. Why does Ono's father object to his becoming an artist?
(a) Artists are dishonest.
(b) Art is useless in the world.
(c) Their wealth makes artists disrespectful of others.
(d) Their poverty makes artists weak-willed and depraved.

10. What does Noriko say her father could not do without her?
(a) Get up for breakfast.
(b) Remember to eat.
(c) Go to bed.
(d) Stay awake for dinner.

11. What does Ono think about the spirit of the old floating world?
(a) Perhaps it will never be recreated.
(b) Perhaps it was the best we will ever know.
(c) Perhaps it was not always for the best.
(d) Perhaps it will be reborn at some point.

12. How does Mrs. Kawakami's bar seem to Ono while the construction is under way?
(a) Quaint and charming.
(b) Traditional and historic.
(c) Homelike and appealing.
(d) Shabby and out of place.

13. How does the atmosphere of the miai change after Ono's confession?
(a) It is awkward, no longer relaxed.
(b) It is an embarrassing disaster.
(c) It is boring, so everyone leaves early.
(d) It is relaxed, no longer awkward.

14. What quality does Ono say the arguments and banter of the old days always had?
(a) Confusion.
(b) Sorrow.
(c) Duplicity.
(d) Sincerity.

15. How does Ono react when he learns that Mitsuo attends school where Kuroda teaches?
(a) He denies ever knowing Kuroda.
(b) He praises Kuroda's work.
(c) He assures them that Kuroda would speak well of him.
(d) He says that Kuroda would not have a high opinion of him.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Ono convince his wife that an investigation for the sale of the house is not a problem?

2. Which room does Ono say is the most important room in the house?

3. What is taking the place of the bars of the old pleasure district?

4. How does Taro react to Ono's confession?

5. What does Mrs. Kawakami call the pleasure district since the war?

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