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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. Why is it several days before the survivors of Hiroshima know about the bomb dropped on Hiroshima?
2. What do Japanese scientists announce after having investigated Hiroshima?
3. What happens to Dr. Sasaki about seven months after the bombing?
4. The symptoms people came down with is a disease later to be known as...
5. What does the first army doctor who sees Miss Sasaki say?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Father Kleinsorge's physical condition a few weeks after the bombing?
2. What are the Japanese physicists' concern about the bomb and what do they do about it?
3. Outside, what is the condition of the Red Cross Hospital?
4. What does Mr. Tanimoto see when he goes to find a doctor at an aid station?
5. How does Miss Sasaki spend the first night of the bombing?
6. What are the views of the people of Hiroshima about the ethics of using the bomb?
7. What theory does Dr. Sasaki and his colleagues at the Red Cross Hospital make about the first stage of the radiation disease?
8. What affect does Father Kleinsorge's answers to Miss Sasaki's questions about life have on her health?
9. How does President Truman describe the atomic bomb during his radio announcement?
10. Who does Mr. Tanimoto keep trying to avoid at the park?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
After the bomb drops, Dr. Sasaki and Mr. Tanimoto put a great deal of efforts in helping others.
Part 1) Compare and contrast the characters of Dr. Sasaki and the Reverend Mr. Tanimoto. How are they the same? How are they different?
Part 2) In general, who works harder, Dr. Sasaki or Mr. Tanimoto? Cite three examples from the book to support your case.
Part 3) How are the two men affected differently/similarly by what happens to Hiroshima? Cite examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
The effectiveness, or lack of, establishing peace after the bombing.
1. Are the various characters' attempts at establishing peace considered futile or productive? Cite three examples that prove your theory.
2. Did people like Mr. Tanimoto and Norman Cousins make a difference in Japan, the U.S., and the world? What difference(s)?
3. How effect would the absence of such people as Mr. Tanimoto and Norman Cousins have on the world?
Essay Topic 3
The aftermath of the bombing and how it affects the government and future of Japan's science.
1. What is the message behind the Japanese government quickly rebuilding Hiroshima?
2. How does the dropping of the atomic bomb affect the Japanese government's pride and outlook upon itself and its future with regards to war? Cite three examples from the book.
3. What affects does the bomb have on the future of Japan's science?
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