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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Kino's family will allow Jiya to be _________________.
(a) Angry.
(b) Afraid.
(c) Happy.
(d) Sad.

2. What does Kino's father anticipate about Jiya's crying?
(a) It will lessen over time.
(b) It will never end.
(c) It will not come for awhile.
(d) It will consume him for a long time.

3. Kino's father reminds Kino that the land is also fearsome, recalling the ________________ experienced by the family.
(a) Monsoon.
(b) Volcano.
(c) Earthquake.
(d) Hurricane.

4. Jiya says that only the __________________ live on the island.
(a) Sacred deer.
(b) Monks.
(c) Old Gentleman's grandchildren.
(d) Criminals.

5. Jiya's family members will live as long as ______________________.
(a) The story of the big wave is read.
(b) Jiya is alive.
(c) People still talk about them.
(d) The memorial stands.

6. What does Kino want to do after the family eats?
(a) Walk up the hillside.
(b) Walk down to the sea.
(c) Play musical instruments.
(d) Tell stories.

7. What will Kino's family do while Jiya returns to life again?
(a) Read stories to him.
(b) Urge him to talk.
(c) Leave him alone for awhile.
(d) Wait.

8. What is more valuable now than it was before the storm?
(a) A fish.
(b) A house.
(c) Every day of life.
(d) A boat.

9. What is Jiya's father's profession?
(a) Fisherman.
(b) Farmer.
(c) Retailer.
(d) Tailor.

10. What color cloth do Kino and his father wave to signal Jiya to come to their house?
(a) Red.
(b) Blue.
(c) Yellow.
(d) White.

11. Who is the prettiest girl Jiya has ever seen?
(a) Noriko.
(b) Setsu.
(c) Sakura.
(d) Akiko.

12. Kino's father says that ________________ is always stronger than death.
(a) Love.
(b) Fear.
(c) Greed.
(d) Life.

13. The fields are layered up the mountain like __________________________.
(a) Steps.
(b) Waves.
(c) Bricks.
(d) Logs.

14. What food is Jiya able to eat?
(a) Rice.
(b) Persimmons.
(c) Pork.
(d) Soup.

15. What is the reason for Kino's concern for Jiya?
(a) His whole family is dead.
(b) He might be really sick.
(c) He is too busy playing to study.
(d) He fell down and hit his head.

Short Answer Questions

1. What encircles the fields on the mountain?

2. What do Kino and Jiya search for when they play near the water?

3. Kino's father says that Jiya will _______________________ when he wakes.

4. How many times in his life has Kino's father seen the Old Gentleman's flag?

5. Who puts Jiya to bed after dinner?

(see the answer keys)

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