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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Sachi say Kenzo learned about her living in Yamaguchi with Matsu's help?
(a) Because Matsu sent many supplies to the people in Yamaguchi.
(b) He noticed that Matsu made many trips to Yamaguchi.
(c) Sachi's father.
(d) He learned from a teahouse patron.
2. What is said about the shantytowns by Pie in her letter?
(a) They are sorely in need of money.
(b) The are a blight on the landscape of a once proud nation.
(c) They are the last refuge of the desparate.
(d) They are filled with cardboard houses and people who are sick.
3. What event in 1923 destroyed all the houses and left many dead?
(a) A hurricane.
(b) An earthquake.
(c) An attack.
(d) A fire.
4. What happens when Stephen walks Keiko home after her visit in March of 1938?
(a) She kisses him and tells him to stay away from her family.
(b) Her father discovers them and is angry.
(c) She allows him to kiss her.
(d) She tells Stephen to stay away.
5. When does Stephen see the fishing knife that belonged to Matsu's and Tomoko's father?
(a) After they return from Yamaguchi, he sees Matsu sharpening it.
(b) At Kenzo's teahouse, where it sits behind the bar.
(c) In Yamaguchi, where Matsu points to a leper who uses it.
(d) At Sachi's, when she tells him her story.
6. Who does Stephen refer to as "master of the house" in the journal entry about his September, 1938 visit?
(a) His father.
(d) Keiko's father.
7. How do Matsu and Stephen arrive at Sachi's when they go to visit in September of 1938?
(a) With arms full of vegetables.
(b) With hesitation.
(c) Muddy and tired.
(d) Singing boldly.
8. 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 will meet him there in three days.
(d) That she must leave with her family.
9. Where does Keiko's family go in September of 1938?
(a) To visit her mother's family.
(b) To the teahouse.
(c) To the Tama shrine.
(d) To the beach.
10. What do the old men that Stephen sees in Tarumi agree upon?
(a) That the Chinese should end the war to limit their losses.
(b) That the war should end before more Japanese are killed.
(c) That the Japanese Army is destined to win the war.
(d) That the war will end soon.
11. What does Matsu tell Stephen he can hope for when he looks back on his life?
(a) That he loved and had been loved.
(b) To leave with all debts paid.
(c) That he has no regrets.
(d) That everything happened for a reason.
12. To whose grave does Matsu take an offering?
13. How old was Sachi when she became engaged to Kenzo?
(a) Her age is not mentioned.
14. Why did Sachi's father take her to shrines after her diagnosis with leprosy?
(a) To atone for her sins.
(b) To purify her.
(c) As penance for having failed the family.
(d) To pray for healing.
15. What does Keiko do when Stephen asks her to meet him at the shrine?
(a) Says he brings shame on her family.
(b) Touches his hand when no one is looking and leaves.
(c) Looks in his eyes and nods.
(d) Begs him to leave her alone.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the letter say Penelope feels about donating money for the refuges?
2. Where do Stephen and Matsu spend the night after they help fight the fire in Yamaguchi?
3. What are Stephen's feelings surrounding Penelope's war efforts?
4. What he visits in June of 1938, what does Stephen's father suggest?
5. What do Stephen and his father seek to discuss on the June, 1938 visit?
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