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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Keiko address her father's behavior to Stephen?
(a) She apologizes.
(b) She blames his anger on the war.
(c) She ignores the issue.
(d) She blames Stephen for provoking her father.
2. What do the old men that Stephen sees in Tarumi agree upon?
(a) That the Japanese Army is destined to win the war.
(b) That the war should end before more Japanese are killed.
(c) That the Chinese should end the war to limit their losses.
(d) That the war will end soon.
3. Who does Stephen refer to as "master of the house" in the journal entry about his September, 1938 visit?
(c) Keiko's father.
(d) His father.
4. How does Stephen say Keiko's visit affected him?
(a) He is happier since he saw her.
(b) He is more confused than ever.
(c) He is angry every time he recalls her visit.
(d) He is lonelier since her visit.
5. What is Tomoko's reaction when Matsu tells her about Yamaguchi?
(b) She doesn't listen.
(c) She tells him to leave her alone.
6. What dampens Stephen's enjoyment on the walk to Yamaguchi?
(a) The dismal weather.
(b) His fear that he may return to Hong Kong.
(c) Thoughts of his parents' marriage.
(d) Keiko's father's feelings towards him.
7. What does Stephen say he did at the celebration in Yamaguchi?
(a) Watched Sachi and Matsu.
(b) Drank too much sake and fell asleep.
(c) Stayed back and observed.
(d) Drank too much sake and sang loudly.
8. What was Sachi's impression of Matsu when they first met?
(a) He seemed very angry.
(b) He seemed anxious.
(c) He seemed overly serious.
(d) He seemed at peace.
9. What does Stephen tell Matsu about Keiko as the two men work in the garden?
(a) That he won't be seeing her anymore.
(b) That he regrets their time together.
(c) That he is meeting her soon.
(d) That he's never felt this close to another person.
10. When does Stephen's mother say that she and Pie will come to visit in her May, 1938 letter?
(a) She says they will come after the war.
(b) She says they will arrive in one week.
(c) She says they will come before the war ends.
(d) She says it's best if they don't visit.
11. Who does Stephen work with to put out the fire?
12. What does Stephen's father tell him his parents agree on when he visits in June of 1938?
(a) Stephen should return to Hong Kong.
(b) Stephen should stay in Tarumi through the summer.
(c) Pie should come to Tarumi.
(d) That their marriage is over.
13. How do Matsu and Stephen arrive at Sachi's when they go to visit in September of 1938?
(a) With hesitation.
(b) Singing boldly.
(c) Muddy and tired.
(d) With arms full of vegetables.
14. What effect does Matsu say Tomoko's illness had on their relationship?
(a) It allowed them to speak of things they had not spoken of.
(b) They grew more distant.
(c) It became strained.
(d) They grew closer.
15. How does Sachi respond to the way Matsu and Stephen arrive at her house?
(a) She laughs.
(b) She tells them to come inside.
(c) With gratitude.
(d) She smiles, but is confused.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the letter Stephen receives say about his mother's mood?
2. What does Sachi say was Kenzo's reaction when Sachi first told him she had leprosy?
3. How does Sachi say Kenzo learned about her living in Yamaguchi with Matsu's help?
4. What does Matsu tell Stephen he can hope for when he looks back on his life?
5. What dream does Stephen record in his journal?
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