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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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) That their marriage is over.
(c) Stephen should stay in Tarumi through the summer.
(d) Pie should come to Tarumi.
2. What does the letter say Penelope feels about donating money for the refuges?
(a) It's not enough to donate money.
(b) Money could feed all the refugees.
(c) Money could build a hospital for the refugees.
(d) It is the responsibility of every Japanese citizen to give money.
3. What was Sachi's impression of Matsu when they first met?
(a) He seemed at peace.
(b) He seemed overly serious.
(c) He seemed anxious.
(d) He seemed very angry.
4. How does Sachi respond to the way Matsu and Stephen arrive at her house?
(a) She smiles, but is confused.
(b) She laughs.
(c) With gratitude.
(d) She tells them to come inside.
5. Where does Keiko's family go in September of 1938?
(a) To the teahouse.
(b) To visit her mother's family.
(c) To the beach.
(d) To the Tama shrine.
6. How does Keiko address her father's behavior to Stephen?
(a) She blames his anger on the war.
(b) She apologizes.
(c) She blames Stephen for provoking her father.
(d) She ignores the issue.
7. What does Penelope do for the Red Cross?
(a) She cooks for the wounded and refugees.
(b) She brings food and clothing to the refugees.
(c) Rolls bandages and sorts clothes.
(d) She is a nurse.
8. What are Stephen's feelings surrounding Penelope's war efforts?
(a) He commends her bravery.
(b) He feels guilty that she is there while he is in Japan.
(c) He understands her need to help.
(d) He resents that she spends her life in this way.
9. What do the old men that Stephen sees in Tarumi agree upon?
(a) That the war should end before more Japanese are killed.
(b) That the Japanese Army is destined to win the war.
(c) That the Chinese should end the war to limit their losses.
(d) That the war will end soon.
10. What does Stephen say about returning to Hong Kong in his July, 1938 letters to his sister and mother?
(a) He asks if he is needed.
(b) He says he wants to stay in Tarumi.
(c) He no longer mentions the possibility.
(d) He says he will return only after the war ends.
11. What does Sachi say Tanka should not have saved after the fire destroys Tanka's home?
(b) Her photos.
(c) The old cat.
12. How old was Sachi when she became engaged to Kenzo?
(c) Her age is not mentioned.
13. How does Stephen say Keiko's visit affected him?
(a) He is angry every time he recalls her visit.
(b) He is more confused than ever.
(c) He is lonelier since her visit.
(d) He is happier since he saw her.
14. 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) In Yamaguchi, where Matsu points to a leper who uses it.
(c) At Sachi's, when she tells him her story.
(d) At Kenzo's teahouse, where it sits behind the bar.
15. What he visits in June of 1938, what does Stephen's father suggest?
(a) That Stephen should visit during the Plum Rains.
(b) That Matsu should bring Stephen to the O-bon festival.
(c) That he visit Stephen for the O-bon festival.
(d) That Stephen spend the holiday in Kobe.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Sachi say was Matsu's opposite?
2. Who cared for Sachi when she first arrived in Yamaguchi?
3. What story does Sachi's caregiver in Yamaguchi tell her?
4. What dream does Stephen record in his journal?
5. What event in 1923 destroyed all the houses and left many dead?
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