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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. Who has died since Shimamura last left the resort town?
(a) The blind masseuse.
(b) The innkeeper's daughter.
(c) Yukio and the music teacher.
2. After working for a year, how much of her geisha-service contract does Komako say she has already paid off?
(a) All of it.
(b) None of it.
(c) Half of it.
(d) Three-quarters of it.
3. What does Komoko say a woman on her own can always do?
(a) Depend on her friends.
(b) Make a living for herself.
(c) Get married.
(d) Find a roommate.
4. What is the weather like outside the night before Shimamura is to return to Tokyo?
(a) It is snowing outside.
(b) It is quite warm outside.
(c) It is very cold outside.
(d) It is raining outside.
5. Who is Kikuyu?
(a) Komako's sister.
(b) The music teacher.
(c) Shimamura's wife.
(d) A geisha who has left town.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Shimamura hear Komako discussing her fee with?
2. What sport does Komako say she enjoys?
3. Why does Komako say she has come to Shimamura's room?
4. What does Komako insist she and Shimamura do the night before he is to return to Tokyo?
5. What festival is held in the resort town in February?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the content of the first note Komako sends to Shimamura, and who does she have deliver it?
2. What does Shimamura find when he awakes at the beginning of this section of Part One?
3. What does Komako tell Shimamura of the geisha Kikuyu?
4. How is Komako's samisen delivered to the inn?
5. Who has Komako signed a geisha contract with and where does she live?
6. Describe the peddler that Shimamura meets.
7. What makes Shimamura "strangely reluctant" to call Komako to the inn?
8. What is Komako's point in relating Kikuyu's story to Shimamura?
9. What is the bird chasing festival?
10. What warning does Shimamura's wife give him before his trip to the resort town?
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