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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 Pastor Shin want Sunja to do in Book One, Chapter 10?
(a) Ask forgiveness from God.
(b) Not throw her burdens on Isak.
(c) Find someone else to marry.
(d) Throw herself into the sea.

2. What does Isak say about Sunja's expected baby in Book One, Chapter 7?
(a) "I will take the child as my own" (60).
(b) "Sunja should be ashamed of the way she's behaved" (60).
(c) "I can't wait to play with the child" (60).
(d) "A child is a gift from God" (60).

3. Why does Yoseb go to Nagasaki in Book Two, Chapter 7?
(a) To work at a steel factory.
(b) To hunt down Hansu and kill him.
(c) To work as an Japanese teacher.
(d) To take a long deserved vacation.

4. What does Sunja begin doing for work in Book Two, Chapter 2?
(a) Midwifery.
(b) Washing dishes.
(c) Prostitution.
(d) Selling kimchi as an ajumma.

5. What do Isak and Sunja eat together in Sunja’s first restaurant in Book One, Chapter 9?
(a) Ramen.
(b) Udon.
(c) Hot pot.
(d) Kalguksu.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Book One, Chapter 4, Koh Hansu is a what?

2. What job does Kim do for Hansu when the family returns to Osaka in Book Two, Chapter 9?

3. Where had Hansu spent his boyhood exploring as he tells Sunja in Book One, Chapter 5?

4. What does Coalman Jan say is Isak's religion in Book One, Chapter 3?

5. What does Yoseb try to think about the Japanese police officer who he asks to release Isak in Book Two, Chapter 1?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sunja think about herself and her family when she realizes Hansu will not marry her in Book One, Chapter 6?

2. How does Pastor Yoo resolve the siblings quarrel in Book One, Chapter 14 and why?

3. What does Yoseb think of the Japanese war in China in Book Two, Chapter 3? How does the way he thinks about it connect with the larger philosophy of Korean people?

4. How does Isak describe Yoseb to Sunja in Book One, Chapter 13?

5. How does Sunja understand forgiveness differently than Pastor Shin means it in Book One, Chapter 10?

6. How does Sunja deal with Mozasu's fighting in Book Two, Chapter 11?

7. What is the propaganda in the newspapers Yoseb reads in Book Two, Chapter 1?

8. How does the novel describe Ikaino in Book One, Chapter 12?

9. What is Kyunghee's dream she tells to Sunja in Book One, Chapter 15 and why can she not do it?

10. What worries does Yangjin confide to Isak as they walk in Book One, Chapter 7?

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