1. What is Childan in the business of selling?
(a) Local modern art.
(b) Japanese made souvenirs.
(c) Abandoned real estate.
(d) Historic American artifacts.
2. What is Childan upset over as the novel opens?
(a) A missed appointment.
(b) An undelivered package.
(c) A store robbery.
(d) An artist's complaint.
3. Why does Childan most likely have the fresh marigolds and background music playing in his shop?
(a) To create a pleasant atmosphere.
(b) To distract from its shabbiness.
(c) To confirm his social standing.
(d) To emphasize his cultural preferences.
4. What do phrases like "the fussy, brisk voice," "barely polite," and "deliberately mispronounced his name" initially tell us about Tagomi's character?
(a) He is overworked.
(b) He is uneducated.
(c) He is arrogant.
(d) He is insecure.
5. How do the Kasouras differ from Tagomi in their treatment of Childan?
(a) They treat him as an equal.
(b) They act inferior to him.
(c) They act superior to him.
(d) They treat him like he is non-existent.
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