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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where are Mikage's parents?
(a) In a nursing home.
(b) In America.
(c) On vacation.
2. Which character is sexually ambiguous?
3. Who does Mikage visit the day after she receives Eriko's gift?
(a) Grandma's grave.
(b) Her ex-boyfriend.
(c) The landlord.
(d) Yuichi's girlfriend.
4. What month does Mikage decide to stop being lazy?
5. What does Mikage's dream foreshadow?
(a) More loss for both Yuichi and Mikage.
(b) An upcoming change.
(c) Time spent apart for Yuichi and Mikage.
(d) That Mikage and Yuichi are meant to be together.
6. Who are Mikage's remaining relatives?
(a) Her cousin and her aunt.
(b) Her sister.
(c) She has none.
(d) Her aunt and uncle.
7. What does Mikage worry about in her dream?
(a) That they make a huge mess.
(b) That Yuichi's girlfriend is angry.
(c) That they wake up her grandmother.
(d) That they wake up Eriko.
8. What does Mikage fall in love with at the Tanabe apartment?
(a) The typewriter.
(b) Their kitchen.
(c) The view.
9. What does Mikage do when she wakes up from her dream?
(a) Drinks water.
(b) Wakes Yuichi.
(d) Drinks tea.
10. What motif does the glass have that Eriko gives to Mikage?
11. What time does Yuichi tell Mikage to arrive at the Tanabe home?
(a) 10 P.M.
(b) 7 P.M.
(c) 4 P.M.
(d) 7 A.M.
12. What does Yuichi bring home from work for Mikage to use?
(a) A typewriter.
(b) A word processor.
(c) A television.
(d) A new blender.
13. What is the one place Mikage finds peace?
(a) The kitchen.
(b) The bathroom.
(c) The park.
(d) The bookstore.
14. What place in the world does Mikage like best?
(a) The bridge.
(b) The Tanabe's home.
(c) Grandma's bedroom.
(d) The kitchen.
15. What does Banana Yoshimoto use as a catalyst for love?
Short Answer Questions
1. What emotion do Yuichi and Mikage share in the first chapter?
2. How long is Yuichi dating his girlfriend?
3. Which relative of Mikage's dies recently?
4. What does Mikage see that makes her cry?
5. What does Mikage make for the Tanabe family?
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