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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. Where does Genji send Yugiri after rumors spread of his rank being raised?
(a) The University.
(d) To the court.
2. What talent does Genji have?
3. What or who does Genji dream about in Chapter 13?
(a) His father.
(d) His childhood.
4. Where is the Akashi lady's mansion located?
5. Genji is in love with a woman whom he cannot have during the beginning of the novel. Who is this woman?
Short Answer Questions
1. What word would must accurately describe Genji?
2. Who does Genji send over to the grounds of the Safflower Princess in Chapter 15?
3. What are Fujitsubo's intentions after her husband's death?
4. Where does the Princess Asagao live?
5. What happens in Chapter 13 that causes Genji to reevaluate his past?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Kashiwagi jealous of the marriage between Genji and the Third Princess?
2. Genji begins spending more time with the Akashi lady. How does Murasaki feel about this?
3. How does Oigimi hurt Kaoru?
4. Describe the "masterpieces" Genji works on in Chapter 32.
5. Explain why Genji entertains the idea of moving to the Suma coast and also explain the factors that may be holding him back.
6. What does Genji decide to tell To no Chujo about Tamakazura? Why?
7. Who won the art contest held between Genji and To no Chujo? What did the court favor about the winner's style?
8. What does Ukifune realize about Niou and Kaoru after living in the Ono village?
9. Genji comes into contact with his childhood friend Yugao. What happens to Yugao after she maintains contact with Genji? How does Genji deal with this event?
10. What happens to Murasaki in Chapter 35?
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