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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Stephen respond to Keiko's addressing of her father's behavior?
(a) He says her understands due to the war.
(b) He is saddened by her behavior.
(c) He pushes her to discuss the issue.
(d) He gets angry at her attitude.
2. What is the Kerria plant a sign of when it blooms late in the year?
(a) A good harvest.
(b) Bad luck.
(c) Good luck.
(d) A harsh rain season.
3. 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) Drank too much sake and sang loudly.
(d) Stayed back and observed.
4. What does the letter Stephen receives say about his mother's mood?
(a) She is delusional.
(b) She is confused.
(c) She is in a bad mood.
(d) She is depressed.
5. How does Sachi say Kenzo learned about her living in Yamaguchi with Matsu's help?
(a) Sachi's father.
(b) He noticed that Matsu made many trips to Yamaguchi.
(c) He learned from a teahouse patron.
(d) Because Matsu sent many supplies to the people in Yamaguchi.
6. When does Stephen see the fishing knife that belonged to Matsu's and Tomoko's father?
(a) At Kenzo's teahouse, where it sits behind the bar.
(b) After they return from Yamaguchi, he sees Matsu sharpening it.
(c) In Yamaguchi, where Matsu points to a leper who uses it.
(d) At Sachi's, when she tells him her story.
7. Where does Keiko find Stephen when she heads to Matsu's to visit?
(a) At the beach.
(b) At the temple in Tama.
(c) In Matsu's garden.
(d) On the road to her house.
8. What does Matsu tell Stephen he can hope for when he looks back on his life?
(a) To leave with all debts paid.
(b) That everything happened for a reason.
(c) That he has no regrets.
(d) That he loved and had been loved.
9. What does the letter Stephen receives indicate his mother thinks about his staying in Japan?
(a) She thinks it is best for him to remain in Japan.
(b) She thinks it's disloyal for him to remain in Japan.
(c) She thinks it might be unsafe for him to remain in Japan.
(d) She thinks Henry should join him in Japan.
10. What do the old men that Stephen sees in Tarumi agree upon?
(a) That the war will end soon.
(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 Japanese Army is destined to win the war.
11. Who tells about the 1923 event that destroyed all the houses and left many dead?
12. What happens when Stephen walks Keiko home after her visit in March of 1938?
(a) Her father discovers them and is angry.
(b) She tells Stephen to stay away.
(c) She kisses him and tells him to stay away from her family.
(d) She allows him to kiss her.
13. How does Sachi respond to the way Matsu and Stephen arrive at her house?
(a) She laughs.
(b) With gratitude.
(c) She smiles, but is confused.
(d) She tells them to come inside.
14. What does Keiko tell Stephen when they meet at the beach in September of 1938?
(a) That she won't be able to see him any more.
(b) That she is sorry for how she has behaved.
(c) That she must leave with her family.
(d) That she will meet him there in three days.
15. How does Matsu react when he and Stephen walk by Kenzo's teahouse for the first time after Kenzo's death?
(a) He stops in front of it and stands silently.
(b) He starts talking about Tomoko.
(c) He quickens his pace.
(d) He stares straight ahead without looking at it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Stephen have with him when Keiko finds him on the day she pays him a visit in March of 1938?
2. Why does Stephen say something has changed between himself and Keiko?
3. What does Stephen note about the garden when he and Matsu return from Yamaguchi?
4. What does Sachi refer to as "one of the small miracles of life"?
5. What effect does Matsu say Tomoko's illness had on their relationship?
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