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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. About which composer is Itoh especially knowledgeable?
2. How does Toru tell Hatsumi that Kizuki died?
(c) Traffic accident.
(d) House fire.
3. What kind of club did Midori join when she entered university?
(a) Women's rights.
(b) Environmental awareness.
(c) Folk music.
4. What does Toru watch the Sunday he writes to Naoko about Midori's father?
(a) A free jazz concert in the park.
(b) City workers planting flowers.
(c) Children flying kites.
(d) A Little League game.
5. Which bird does Naoko joke she wouldn't mind freezing?
(a) A turkey.
(b) A parrot.
(c) A chicken.
(d) A peacock.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who taught Hatsumi to play pool?
2. Which of these is not something Toru tells Reiko he enjoys doing?
3. Which of these things is not something Toru finds inside his landlord's storage shed?
4. To what does Midori compare life?
5. What does Naoko teach at the sanatorium?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Midori's theory about Toru's girlfriend?
2. What happened to precipitate Reiko's first mental breakdown?
3. What is Reiko's advice for Toru regarding Midori?
4. What is Toru's answer to Hatsumi's question of why he sleeps with random girls when he doesn't find much pleasure in it?
5. What purpose does Toru discover for the flag?
6. What is Naoko and Reiko's first morning job?
7. How does Toru get Midori's father to eat?
8. What happened to Reiko's marriage?
9. How does Nagasawa think he and Toru are alike?
10. Describe Naoko's sister.
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