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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 does Eiji wear on his head in Chapter One?
(a) A plumed hat.
(b) A straw hat.
(c) A golf cap.
(d) A baseball cap.

2. What does Anju learn about her mother when she accidentally overhears some local women talking in Mrs. Tanaka's store?
(a) Her mother died in a car wreck.
(b) Her mother committed suicide.
(c) Her mother is a drug addict.
(d) Her mother abandoned her and Eiji to pursue men.

3. Instead of confronting Akiko, how does Eiji spend most of his afternoon in Chapter One?
(a) Gambling at the race track.
(b) Drinking at a bar.
(c) Watching television.
(d) Daydreaming and watching the cafe customers and staff.

4. Who saves Eiji's life at the end of Chapter Four when bombs explode, killing the warring yakuza factions?
(a) Miriam.
(b) A double agent, working for Mr. Tsuru, the former boss.
(c) Daimon.
(d) Buntaro.

5. What is Eiji Miyake's quest?
(a) To find a hidden treasure.
(b) To find out who murdered his sister.
(c) To find the identity of his father.
(d) To find out who is planning to murder a politician.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens when Eiji finally goes to Akiko Kato's office to confront her?

2. Which of the following does not describe what happens to Daimon after the yakuza release him?

3. What mark identifies someone as a yakuza man or mobster?

4. What magazine does Suga read in Chapter Two?

5. What does the letter Eiji receives from his mother in Chapter Two reveal?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why do Donkey and Dowager call the waitress with the perfect neck a "hand cream model", and what does the depiction of the girl's hands in Chapter One really indicate?

2. Who is Buntaro and what is Eiji's relationship with him like?

3. How does the video game Virtua Sapiens relate to Eiji's quest for his father?

4. How successful are Eiji's initial attempts to contact Akiko Kato?

5. What information does Eiji have about his father as he begins his quest?

6. Describe what happens to Eiji's twin sister, Anju, shortly after the twins turn eleven and how Eiji is affected by the incident.

7. Why does Eiji engage in so much fantasy and daydreaming?

8. What information does Ryutaro Morino have about Eiji's father and how does he obtain it?

9. How does Eiji's defense in Chapter Three of Ai Imajo, the waitress with the perfect neck at the Jupiter Cafe, affect his developing relationship with Ai?

10. What is the yakuza and how is Daimon tied to the organization?

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