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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What indiscretion of his uncle’s does Sensei learn about on his third summer home from college in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?
(a) He has divorced his wife.
(b) He has a mistress in town.
(c) He has a drinking problem.
(d) He is a political spy.

2. The head of the family that was renting a room in the house that Sensei would eventually take was killed in what war, according to Sensei in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?
(a) The Russo-Japanese War.
(b) The Sino-Japanese War.
(c) The Shimabara Rebellion.
(d) The Indian-Japanese War.

3. What phrase does Sensei say of K “described completely his daily life” in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?
(a) “Consumption by fear.”
(b) “Purity of spirit.”
(c) “Level of education.”
(d) “Concentration of mind.”

4. What refers to the medieval Japanese act of vassals committing ritual suicide upon the death of their lord?
(a) Kimono.
(b) Samurai.
(c) Junshi.
(d) Shinshu.

5. What does Okusan bring to Sensei after he says he is not feeling well in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?
(a) A trout fillet.
(b) Buckwheat gruel.
(c) Scrambled eggs.
(d) Rice cakes.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Sensei asks for Ojosan’s hand in marriage, he says the conversation does not last longer than what in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?

2. What term refers to the military nobility of pre-industrial Japan?

3. To what park do K and Sensei walk from the library in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?

4. K was adopted into the home of what?

5. Past what temple does Sensei walk after crossing the Mansei Bridge in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Soseki’s mother urge Soseki to write to Sensei in Part II, My Parents and I?

2. What is K’s justification for defying his adoptive parents’ wishes in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?

3. How does Soseki’s family react when news is heard of Emperor Meiji in Part II, My Parents and I?

4. How does Sensei’s past, revealed in his final letter, explain his demeanor in the earlier parts of the novel?

5. When does Sensei tell Soseki he began to respect him in his letter in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?

6. Where does K go during his first summer holiday from school in Part III, Sensei’s Testament? How does Sensei describe him when the holiday ends?

7. What does K confront Sensei about outside the library in Part III, Sensei’s Testament? How does Sensei respond?

8. How does Soseki’s father greet him when he arrives home in Part II, My Parents and I? What is Soseki’s impression?

9. What explanation does Sensei give for his lack of earlier response to Soseki’s letter in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?

10. What happens with K’s family during their third summer holiday from school in Part III, Sensei’s Testament?

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