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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Matsu's response to what Stephen tells him about Keiko as the two men work in the garden?
(a) That one should never give up on love.
(b) Things that are meant to be will be.
(c) He says that Stephen will forget her in time.
(d) It doesn't mean that she wasn't important in his life.
2. 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.
3. How does Matsu react when he and Stephen walk by Kenzo's teahouse for the first time after Kenzo's death?
(a) He stares straight ahead without looking at it.
(b) He quickens his pace.
(c) He starts talking about Tomoko.
(d) He stops in front of it and stands silently.
4. Where does Keiko find Stephen when she heads to Matsu's to visit?
(a) At the temple in Tama.
(b) In Matsu's garden.
(c) On the road to her house.
(d) At the beach.
5. What does Sachi say Matsu told her when he discovered she ran away rather than take her own life?
(a) There is a place you can go.
(b) My soul is grateful you could not act.
(c) One sister lost is enough.
(d) It takes more courage to live than to die.
6. What promise does Keiko make to Stephen when he walks her halfway home in March?
(a) That she'll return.
(b) That she will meet him by the beach.
(c) That her father will hurt her if they speak again.
(d) That this is the last time she will speak to him.
7. How does Stephen describe his relationship with Matsu as they walk back to Tarumi?
(d) At a breaking point.
8. 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.
9. What is the Kerria plant a sign of when it blooms late in the year?
(a) A harsh rain season.
(b) Good luck.
(c) A good harvest.
(d) Bad luck.
10. Who cared for Sachi when she first arrived in Yamaguchi?
11. Who sends Stephen a letter that says Penelope is working with the Red Cross?
(b) His mother.
12. To what is Tomoko referring when she tells Matsu that she doesn't want "to live like this"?
(a) Apart from Kenzo.
(b) In Yamaguchi.
(c) A life with leprosy.
(d) Apart from him.
13. What is said about the shantytowns by Pie in her letter?
(a) They are the last refuge of the desparate.
(b) The are a blight on the landscape of a once proud nation.
(c) They are sorely in need of money.
(d) They are filled with cardboard houses and people who are sick.
14. How does Sachi say Kenzo learned about her living in Yamaguchi with Matsu's help?
(a) He noticed that Matsu made many trips to Yamaguchi.
(b) Because Matsu sent many supplies to the people in Yamaguchi.
(c) He learned from a teahouse patron.
(d) Sachi's father.
15. What does Stephen say about returning to Hong Kong in his July, 1938 letters to his sister and mother?
(a) He no longer mentions the possibility.
(b) He says he wants to stay in Tarumi.
(c) He asks if he is needed.
(d) He says he will return only after the war ends.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Summer: June through July 1938 chapter say that Stephen is doing that prevents him from journal writing?
2. How does Stephen say Keiko's visit affected him?
3. Where do Stephen and Matsu spend the night after they help fight the fire in Yamaguchi?
4. How does Stephen respond to Keiko's addressing of her father's behavior?
5. What story does Sachi's caregiver in Yamaguchi tell her?
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