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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the one thing Toru thinks he knows about the well Naoko describes?
(a) Its location.
(b) How its water tastes.
(c) What it smells like.
(d) Its depth.

2. What book was Toru reading the night he went to the movies alone?
(a) "The Great Gatsby."
(b) "The Magic Mountain."
(c) "The Catcher in the Rye."
(d) "The Grapes of Wrath."

3. Which of these things is not something the patients at Ami Hostel do in the evenings?
(a) Watch television.
(b) Listen to records.
(c) Read.
(d) Knit.

4. How many years have passed since the day in the meadow?
(a) Seven.
(b) Eleven.
(c) Twenty-three.
(d) Eighteen.

5. What does Midori tell Toru is being burned at her old high school?
(a) Firewood from trees killed in the winter storms.
(b) Sanitary napkins.
(c) Old exam papers.
(d) Grass clippings from the athletic fields.

6. How did Midori learn to cook?
(a) From a cookbook.
(b) From a television show.
(c) From her mother.
(d) From her grandmother.

7. What was the nickname of the man in charge of raising the flag at the dormitory?
(a) Mr. Flag.
(b) Storm Trooper.
(c) Uniform.
(d) Sir Nakano.

8. What does Toru say was Nagasawa's greatest virtue?
(a) His kindness.
(b) His generosity.
(c) His honesty.
(d) His intelligence.

9. Why was Naoko on the train the day she ran into Toru?
(a) To go see a movie.
(b) To visit a museum.
(c) To go to a bookstore.
(d) To visit a friend from high school.

10. What was Toru's roommate's nickname?
(a) Mr. Clean.
(b) Storm Trooper.
(c) Uniform.
(d) Sir Nakano.

11. What classical musician's compositions does Reiko practice on her guitar?
(a) Bach's.
(b) Beethoven's.
(c) Mozart's.
(d) Vivaldi's.

12. How many letters did Toru send to Naoko?
(a) Two.
(b) Three.
(c) None.
(d) One.

13. How did Kizuki die?
(a) Gun wound.
(b) Carbon monoxide poisoning.
(c) Pill overdose.
(d) Hanging.

14. What famous author's opinion on gambling does Nagasawa quote to Toru?
(a) Dostoyevsky.
(b) Twain.
(c) Fitzgerald.
(d) Shakespeare.

15. What does Toru have for lunch in the dining hall?
(a) Potato stew.
(b) Broiled fish.
(c) Miso soup.
(d) Chicken dumplings.

Short Answer Questions

1. What other living thing did Toru and Naoko see that day in the meadow?

2. What picture hung on the wall in Toru's dorm room?

3. What gesture does Naoko make that stops Toru's heart for a moment?

4. What shape is Naoko's barrette?

5. What sort-of-forbidden treat do Reiko and Naoko share with Toru?

(see the answer keys)

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