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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 instrument does Ichiro play?
(a) The guitar.
(b) The piano.
(c) The flute.
(d) The violin.
2. Why does Kenji want to go to Portland?
(a) To visit family he has not seen in many years.
(b) To visit the V.A. Hospital because his leg hurts.
(c) To sign up for classes at the college.
(d) To find Emi's husband.
3. Why does Ichiro start to drink faster than Kenji while they are at the gambling parlor?
(a) He has never had a drink before.
(b) He wants to hurry up and drink before the club closes.
(c) He is bitter toward Bull.
(d) He likes the taste of whiskey.
4. What do the young boys surrounding Ichiro start to do to him outside of the gambling hall?
(a) Ask him to join the army.
(b) Ask him to go for a ride.
(c) Taunt him and start to take off his clothes.
(d) Taunt him and chase him into the street.
5. Who asks Ichiro to go outside of the gambling hall during his first visit there with Kenji?
(a) Ichiro's father.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Emi's husband, Ralph?
2. Where has Freddie been living recently when Ichiro visits his apartment for the first time?
3. Why doesn't Ichiro respect his parents?
4. Who owns the isolated farmhouse?
5. Soldiers are returning from what war?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where has Freddie been before he recently returned home five weeks ago?
2. Why does Ichiro have to apologize to his father after Ichiro fought with his mother?
3. Why does Ichiro say his life has been ruined?
4. What did Ichiro's parents want to do before moving back to Japan?
5. Why does Ichiro refuse to have a drink with Ito as he walks to his parents' house for the first time in the beginning of the novel?
6. Describe "relocation camps" used in the United States during World War II.
7. What makes Kenji and Ichiro such close friends?
8. Why does Ichiro call Taro a fool?
9. Why does Bull first ignore, and then make fun of Ichiro?
10. Why does Professor Brown dismiss Ichiro from his office at school?
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