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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Matsuda's neighbor boy do each day?
(a) He feeds the fish.
(b) He climbs a tree to watch Matsuda feed the fish.
(c) He comes to visit.
(d) He climbs up on the wall between the houses.
2. What does Matsuda say about his own present-day perspective on life during his last conversation with Ono?
(a) It is national and patriotic.
(b) It doesn't extend much beyond his own garden.
(c) It is broader than Ono's perspective.
(d) It is global.
3. How many students has Moriyama had at his villa?
4. What remains of Sugimura's planned Kawabe Park?
(a) Only the kabuki theater.
(b) Only the museum.
(c) Only the grass where the museums and theaters would have stood.
(d) Only the concert hall.
5. What famous Japanese artist does Moriyama emulate?
6. What does the neighbor boy do when Matsuda speaks to him?
(a) He comes into the house.
(b) He chats with Matsuda.
(c) He comes into the yard.
(d) He runs away.
7. How have the students behaved watching Moriyama paint?
(a) They asked him questions as he worked.
(b) They told him they thought his painting was marvelous.
(c) They spoke as though he were not present.
(d) They wrote critiques of each painting.
8. Why does Matsuda say he never married?
(a) He was too busy traveling the world.
(b) He had too many girlfriends.
(c) He never found the right woman.
(d) He was too busy improving the world.
9. What qualities does Ono claim he shared with Matsuda when they were younger?
(a) Empathy and kindness.
(b) Energy and courage.
(c) Creativity and inspiration.
(d) Vision and hope.
10. What does Matsuda say the world sees when they look at Ono and Matsuda now that the war is behind them?
(a) Two traitors to their country.
(b) Two old men with sticks.
(c) Two instigators of a war.
(d) Two failed imperialists.
11. What does Ono say in Noriko's kitchen that upsets Noriko and Setsuko?
(a) That Ichiro should have a taste of sake with dinner.
(b) That Ichiro should wait a few years for sake.
(c) That Ichiro should be taught better manners.
(d) That Ichiro should never drink sake.
12. Why doesn't Miss Suzuki want Matsuda to feed his fish?
(a) He fell on the stones a few months ago.
(b) She's afraid he'll fall into the pond.
(c) She doesn't want to attract the neighbor boy.
(d) She can do it more easily.
13. What is found where Mrs. Kawakami's and the Migi-Hidari once stood?
(a) A bank and a theater.
(b) An office building and a parking lot.
(c) A theater and a restaurant.
(d) A restaurant and an office building.
14. How does Moriyama respond to his students' comments about his painting?
(a) He explained his intentions.
(b) He corrected their errors.
(c) He listened, but did not respond.
(d) He expanded their points of view.
15. What honor had Ono received in 1938?
(a) The Nobel Prize.
(b) The Shigeta Foundation Award.
(c) A commission from the emperor.
(d) A statue in his honor in the city park.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Ono believe his own mannerisms come from?
2. What is the common subject of Moriyama's paintings?
3. When he learns there will be sake at dinner, what makes Ichiro laugh?
4. What does Ono say during lunch that frightens Ichiro?
5. What phrase does Ono tell his pupils that is similar to what Moriyama has said?
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