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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Mikage hide to cry?
(a) An alley.
(b) In her old apartment.
(c) On the bus.
(d) In a church.
2. What does Mikage fall in love with at the Tanabe apartment?
(a) The typewriter.
(b) The view.
(d) Their kitchen.
3. What keeps Mikage from thinking of her loneliness at night?
(a) The hum of the refrigerator.
(b) The drip of the leaky faucet.
(c) The crunching of the ice maker.
(d) The breeze from the kitchen window.
4. What is the first truly fun moment for Mikage since she experiences family loss?
(a) Cooking for Yuichi.
(b) Talking to Eriko.
(c) Talking to Sotaro.
(d) The kitchen dream.
5. What challenges does the Tanabe face in helping one another?
(a) They fear one another.
(b) Their eccentricities.
(c) They are constantly working.
(d) They have trouble communicating.
6. What beverage is Mikage drinking in her dream?
(b) Warm milk.
7. Why does Mikage believe that she is able to understand Yuichi?
(a) They both lose family.
(b) She is related to him.
(c) She does not need him.
(d) She does not love him.
8. What does Mikage worry about in her dream?
(a) That they make a huge mess.
(b) That they wake up her grandmother.
(c) That they wake up Eriko.
(d) That Yuichi's girlfriend is angry.
9. What month does Mikage decide to stop being lazy?
10. Why does Yuichi get slapped?
(a) For living with Mikage.
(b) For being lazy.
(c) For insulting Eriko.
(d) For quitting his job.
11. What does Mikage do when she wakes up from her dream?
(a) Wakes Yuichi.
(b) Drinks tea.
(d) Drinks water.
12. What is Mikage's last name?
13. In whose kitchen does Mikage's dream take place?
(b) Her grandmother's.
14. How many days after the funeral is Mikage still trying to come to terms with what happens?
15. Who seems most distraught about the death?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Eriko's former name?
2. Where does Mikage meet up with her ex-boyfriend?
3. Where are Mikage's parents?
4. Which of the following is the most major theme in the first chapter?
5. In Mikage's dream, what is Yuichi doing?
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