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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What effect does Matsu say Tomoko's illness had on their relationship?
(a) They grew closer.
(b) They grew more distant.
(c) It became strained.
(d) It allowed them to speak of things they had not spoken of.
2. How does Stephen say Keiko's visit affected him?
(a) He is lonelier since her visit.
(b) He is angry every time he recalls her visit.
(c) He is happier since he saw her.
(d) He is more confused than ever.
3. What does the letter say Penelope feels about donating money for the refuges?
(a) Money could feed all the refugees.
(b) Money could build a hospital for the refugees.
(c) It is the responsibility of every Japanese citizen to give money.
(d) It's not enough to donate money.
4. Who does Stephen refer to as "master of the house" in the journal entry about his September, 1938 visit?
(c) His father.
(d) Keiko's father.
5. Who does Stephen work with to put out the fire?
6. 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.
7. Why did Sachi's father take her to shrines after her diagnosis with leprosy?
(a) To atone for her sins.
(b) As penance for having failed the family.
(c) To pray for healing.
(d) To purify her.
8. What dream does Stephen record in his journal?
(a) Of the Japanese Army invading Yamaguchi.
(b) Of Keiko and Pie building houses in Yamaguchi.
(c) Of Pie handing out bandages to the lepers.
(d) Of his parents having tea with Sachi.
9. 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 the last refuge of the desparate.
(c) They are filled with cardboard houses and people who are sick.
(d) They are sorely in need of money.
10. What are Stephen's feelings surrounding Penelope's war efforts?
(a) He understands her need to help.
(b) He resents that she spends her life in this way.
(c) He feels guilty that she is there while he is in Japan.
(d) He commends her bravery.
11. What does Penelope do for the Red Cross?
(a) She cooks for the wounded and refugees.
(b) She is a nurse.
(c) Rolls bandages and sorts clothes.
(d) She brings food and clothing to the refugees.
12. Stephen says he feels like his new life has ended. What does he say he has returned to?
(a) The oppressive heat of a Chinese summer.
(b) The solitude of the sick.
(c) The lonliness of an unwelcome visitor.
(d) The time of sickness, sleeping late and doing little.
13. 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.
14. Who cared for Sachi when she first arrived in Yamaguchi?
15. How do Matsu and Stephen arrive at Sachi's when they go to visit in September of 1938?
(a) Muddy and tired.
(b) Singing boldly.
(c) With arms full of vegetables.
(d) With hesitation.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Stephen's father tell him his parents agree on when he visits in June of 1938?
2. To what is Tomoko referring when she tells Matsu that she doesn't want "to live like this"?
3. How old was Sachi when she became engaged to Kenzo?
4. What does Stephen say about returning to Hong Kong in his July, 1938 letters to his sister and mother?
5. What do Stephen and his father seek to discuss on the June, 1938 visit?
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