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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who are Mikage's remaining relatives?
(a) Her sister.
(b) Her cousin and her aunt.
(c) She has none.
(d) Her aunt and uncle.
2. What does Mikage make for the Tanabe family?
(a) Broccoli and rice with eggs.
(b) Carrot salad and noodles with eggs.
(c) Chicken salad and rice.
(d) Cucumber salad and rice with eggs.
3. What does Mikage worry about in her dream?
(a) That they wake up Eriko.
(b) That they wake up her grandmother.
(c) That they make a huge mess.
(d) That Yuichi's girlfriend is angry.
4. What is Mikage's last name?
5. Which character is sexually ambiguous?
6. What does Mikage do when she wakes up from her dream?
(b) Wakes Yuichi.
(c) Drinks tea.
(d) Drinks water.
7. Where are Mikage's parents?
(a) In America.
(b) In a nursing home.
(d) On vacation.
8. What is the one place Mikage finds peace?
(a) The bathroom.
(b) The bookstore.
(c) The park.
(d) The kitchen.
9. In Mikage's dream, what is Yuichi doing?
(a) Cleaning the floor.
(b) Cleaning the refrigerator.
(c) Wiping the counters.
(d) Washing dishes.
10. Which of the following pairs are common themes in the first chapter?
(a) Growth and success.
(b) Destiny and spirituality.
(c) Harmony and success.
(d) Destiny and anxiety.
11. In whose kitchen does Mikage's dream take place?
(d) Her grandmother's.
12. Where does Yuichi work part-time?
(a) Book shop.
(b) Flower shop.
(c) Shoe store.
13. What month does Mikage decide to stop being lazy?
14. What does Yuichi want Mikage to make using the item he brings home?
(b) Change of address cards.
(d) Short stories.
15. Where does Mikage hide to cry?
(a) In a church.
(b) In her old apartment.
(c) An alley.
(d) On the bus.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a kitchen symbolic of in the first chapter?
2. Who slaps Yuichi?
3. What is Mikage stunned by at the Tanabe apartment?
4. What does Mikage's dream foreshadow?
5. Why does Mikage believe that she is able to understand Yuichi?
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