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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. In what does Subaru Tsukiyama find his life's meaning?
(a) In his work as a medical doctor.
(b) In raising his three children.
(c) In charity work to help the poor.
(d) In volunteering to sacrifice his life for his country.
2. What fact is Eiji surprised to learn about the identity of Mrs. Sasaki, his boss at Ueno Station?
(a) She is Buntaro's mother.
(b) She is one of his stepsisters.
(c) She is his stepmother.
(d) She knows his father.
3. In Chapter Five, how much time has lapsed since Eiji first left his village to come to Tokyo in search of his father?
(a) A year.
(b) Five weeks.
(c) A week.
(d) Two years.
4. What action does Eiji take after receiving the address from Daimon?
(a) He goes to the address in person.
(b) He sends Buntaro to check out the address.
(c) He writes the detecting asking for help locating his father.
(d) He hires a personal detective to go to the address.
5. At the beginning of Chapter Six, where does Eiji go to meet his grandfather?
(a) The Amadeus Tea Room.
(b) His grandfather's home in Tokyo.
(c) The PanOpticon.
(d) The Jupiter Cafe.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long after his meeting with Admiral Raizo is Eiji supposed to meet his grandfather?
2. In Chapter Seven, where is Suga going to take a new job?
3. Who sets Eiji free from the yakuza and saves his life in Chapter Seven?
4. What happens in Tokyo at the end of the book?
5. Who does Ai Imajo urge Eiji to meet?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain who Mrs. Yamaya is and describe her visit with Eiji.
2. How do Mrs. Sasaki and Buntaro become a substitute family for Eiji in Chapter Five?
3. How does Eiji's grandfather show that he approves of Eiji?
4. What is the significance of Eiji's final dream about Anju in which Anju tells him to go away so he will not drown, too?
5. Why is Eiji's grandfather disappointed in Eiji's father?
6. How is the manuscript Eiji finds about Goatwriter an allegory for Eiji's own adventures?
7. Why is the Nero's delivery truck driver with whom Eiji rides in Chapter Eight alone in his life instead of married?
8. Is the earthquake in Tokyo at the end of Number Nine Dream real or fantasy?
9. Describe Eiji's new job at Nero's pizza.
10. As he learns about Subaru Tsukiyama's life, what insights does Eiji begin to get about his own life?
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