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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) That their marriage is over.
(b) Pie should come to Tarumi.
(c) Stephen should return to Hong Kong.
(d) Stephen should stay in Tarumi through the summer.
2. Who dies in the Summer: June through July, 1938 chapter?
3. What does Keiko tell Stephen when they meet at the beach in September of 1938?
(a) That she must leave with her family.
(b) That she will meet him there in three days.
(c) That she is sorry for how she has behaved.
(d) That she won't be able to see him any more.
4. What does Penelope do for the Red Cross?
(a) She is a nurse.
(b) Rolls bandages and sorts clothes.
(c) She brings food and clothing to the refugees.
(d) She cooks for the wounded and refugees.
5. Where has Matsu been when he returns to the beach house?
(a) The funeral.
(b) Mailing Stephen's letters.
(c) Helping Sachi.
(d) The teahouse.
6. When does Stephen see the fishing knife that belonged to Matsu's and Tomoko's father?
(a) In Yamaguchi, where Matsu points to a leper who uses it.
(b) At Kenzo's teahouse, where it sits behind the bar.
(c) At Sachi's, when she tells him her story.
(d) After they return from Yamaguchi, he sees Matsu sharpening it.
7. What does Sachi say was Kenzo's reaction when Sachi first told him she had leprosy?
(a) He wept openly.
(b) He raged at God.
(c) He walked away and never returned.
(d) He promised to care for her.
8. Where does Keiko find Stephen when she heads to Matsu's to visit?
(a) On the road to her house.
(b) At the temple in Tama.
(c) At the beach.
(d) In Matsu's garden.
9. What is Matsu's response to what Stephen tells him about Keiko as the two men work in the garden?
(a) Things that are meant to be will be.
(b) That one should never give up on love.
(c) It doesn't mean that she wasn't important in his life.
(d) He says that Stephen will forget her in time.
10. What object does Tomoko ask Matsu to bring to her after she is afflicted with leprosy?
(a) His father's fishing net.
(b) Her father's fishing knife.
(c) A pen and paper.
(d) Rocks for her garden.
11. Why does Stephen say something has changed between himself and Keiko?
(a) They are more intimate because she watched him sleep.
(b) Her anger and bitterness have lessened.
(c) They are friendly again because they shared a picnic.
(d) There is an awkwardness he doesn't understand.
12. 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.
13. Who sends Stephen a letter that says Penelope is working with the Red Cross?
(c) His mother.
14. How does Keiko address her father's behavior to Stephen?
(a) She ignores the issue.
(b) She blames his anger on the war.
(c) She apologizes.
(d) She blames Stephen for provoking her father.
15. What did Sachi's father hope would happen after she contracted leprosy?
(a) That she would take her own life and restore the family honor.
(b) That she would regain enough health to live a purposeful life.
(c) That the government would send help.
(d) That the rest of the family would be spared.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sachi say Matsu told her when he discovered she ran away rather than take her own life?
2. Why did Sachi's father take her to shrines after her diagnosis with leprosy?
3. What does the letter Stephen receives say about his mother's mood?
4. Who does Stephen refer to as "master of the house" in the journal entry about his September, 1938 visit?
5. Why does Stephen say he feels cheated?
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