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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) Sachi's father.
(c) He learned from a teahouse patron.
(d) He noticed that Matsu made many trips to Yamaguchi.
2. What does Stephen say about returning to Hong Kong in his July, 1938 letters to his sister and mother?
(a) He says he will return only after the war ends.
(b) He asks if he is needed.
(c) He says he wants to stay in Tarumi.
(d) He no longer mentions the possibility.
3. What does Stephen think might be the reason that Keiko's father hates him?
(a) His dislike of Matsu.
(b) Ancient family grievances.
(c) Fear of the Chinese.
(d) Protection of his daughter.
4. What do Stephen and his father seek to discuss on the June, 1938 visit?
(a) Stephen's mother.
(b) Non-controversial topics.
(c) Bringing Stephen into the business.
(d) Stephen's siblings..
5. What does the letter Stephen receives indicate his mother thinks about his staying in Japan?
(a) She thinks Henry should join him in Japan.
(b) She thinks it is best for him to remain in Japan.
(c) She thinks it might be unsafe for him to remain in Japan.
(d) She thinks it's disloyal for him to remain in Japan.
6. What is said about the shantytowns by Pie in her letter?
(a) The are a blight on the landscape of a once proud nation.
(b) They are sorely in need of money.
(c) They are the last refuge of the desparate.
(d) They are filled with cardboard houses and people who are sick.
7. To whose grave does Matsu take an offering?
8. How does Keiko say her father has brought shame to the family?
(a) By alllowing Stephen to provoke him.
(b) By requiring her to speak to Stephen on the family's behalf.
(c) By being rude.
(d) By letting her brother fight in an unjust war.
9. What reports does Stephen record about the war in his May 15th, 1938 journal entry?
(a) Of the defeat of the Japanese army in Hong Kong.
(b) Of the Japanese Army's declaration of success.
(c) Of the Japanese Army's invasion of China.
(d) Of China's sudden resurgence.
10. How does Stephen respond to Keiko's addressing of her father's behavior?
(a) He pushes her to discuss the issue.
(b) He gets angry at her attitude.
(c) He says her understands due to the war.
(d) He is saddened by her behavior.
11. How does Keiko address her father's behavior to Stephen?
(a) She apologizes.
(b) She blames Stephen for provoking her father.
(c) She blames his anger on the war.
(d) She ignores the issue.
12. What does Keiko do when Stephen asks her to meet him at the shrine?
(a) Says he brings shame on her family.
(b) Begs him to leave her alone.
(c) Touches his hand when no one is looking and leaves.
(d) Looks in his eyes and nods.
13. What does Stephen say about the celebration of the rebuilt houses in Yamaguchi?
(a) He doesn't understand the people's exuberance.
(b) He doesn't understand the symbolism.
(c) It was the best in his life.
(d) It was bittersweet.
14. What dream does Stephen record in his journal?
(a) Of his parents having tea with Sachi.
(b) Of Pie handing out bandages to the lepers.
(c) Of Keiko and Pie building houses in Yamaguchi.
(d) Of the Japanese Army invading Yamaguchi.
15. Who cared for Sachi when she first arrived in Yamaguchi?
Short Answer Questions
1. What effect does Matsu say Tomoko's illness had on their relationship?
2. What dampens Stephen's enjoyment on the walk to Yamaguchi?
3. When does Stephen see the fishing knife that belonged to Matsu's and Tomoko's father?
4. Who dies in the Summer: June through July, 1938 chapter?
5. What does Matsu tell Stephen he can hope for when he looks back on his life?
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