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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 39 | Chapter 40.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which instrument does the Akashi lady play?
(a) The shamisen.
(b) The lute.
(c) The sitar.
(d) The flute.
2. How does the Akashi lady feel when she arrives at her new mansion?
(b) At home.
3. What does Genji do while he is visiting the Safflower Princess?
(a) Hold her close.
(b) Look at her with loving eyes.
(c) Stare at her intensly.
(d) Look at her through a blurred curtain.
4. Genji sleeps with this woman who is in her sixties.
5. Why is Genji forlorn in Chapter 6?
(a) He has developed a crush on his cousin.
(b) Due to the death of his mother.
(c) Due to the death of Yugao.
(d) He has lost a competition with To no Chujo.
Short Answer Questions
1. With whom does Genji sit on the royal outing?
2. What does Murasaki compare Genji's behavior to since his visits to the Princess Asagao?
3. Who is Genji's go-between for he and the Safflower Princess?
4. What does Genji discover about casual relationships with women?
5. Who does Genji admire during his stay in the mountains?
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