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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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) She tells Stephen to stay away.
(c) She allows him to kiss her.
(d) Her father discovers them and is angry.
2. What does Stephen say he did at the celebration in Yamaguchi?
(a) Watched Sachi and Matsu.
(b) Drank too much sake and sang loudly.
(c) Stayed back and observed.
(d) Drank too much sake and fell asleep.
3. What does Sachi say Tanka should not have saved after the fire destroys Tanka's home?
(b) The old cat.
(d) Her photos.
4. What does Matsu tell Stephen about Sachi as a child?
(a) That she could sleep until noon.
(b) That she had great energy.
(c) That she had a gift with plants.
(d) That she had a gift with animals.
5. What object does Tomoko ask Matsu to bring to her after she is afflicted with leprosy?
(a) Rocks for her garden.
(b) A pen and paper.
(c) Her father's fishing knife.
(d) His father's fishing net.
6. How do Matsu and Stephen arrive at Sachi's when they go to visit in September of 1938?
(a) Singing boldly.
(b) Muddy and tired.
(c) With hesitation.
(d) With arms full of vegetables.
7. What dream does Stephen record in his journal?
(a) Of Pie handing out bandages to the lepers.
(b) Of the Japanese Army invading Yamaguchi.
(c) Of his parents having tea with Sachi.
(d) Of Keiko and Pie building houses in Yamaguchi.
8. What does Sachi refer to as "one of the small miracles of life"?
(a) Balloon flowers.
9. What did Sachi's father hope would happen after she contracted leprosy?
(a) That she would regain enough health to live a purposeful life.
(b) That the rest of the family would be spared.
(c) That she would take her own life and restore the family honor.
(d) That the government would send help.
10. What are the Plum Rains?
(a) Six weeks of festivals that travel from town to town.
(b) Six weeks of rain.
(c) A Japanese form of poetry.
(d) A harvest festival at the Tama shrine.
11. Stephen says he feels like his new life has ended. What does he say he has returned to?
(a) The lonliness of an unwelcome visitor.
(b) The solitude of the sick.
(c) The oppressive heat of a Chinese summer.
(d) The time of sickness, sleeping late and doing little.
12. When does Stephen's mother say that she and Pie will come to visit in her May, 1938 letter?
(a) She says they will arrive in one week.
(b) She says they will come after the war.
(c) She says it's best if they don't visit.
(d) She says they will come before the war ends.
13. What does Stephen's father tell him his parents agree on when he visits in June of 1938?
(a) Stephen should stay in Tarumi through the summer.
(b) Stephen should return to Hong Kong.
(c) That their marriage is over.
(d) Pie should come to Tarumi.
14. What does Matsu tell Stephen he can hope for when he looks back on his life?
(a) That everything happened for a reason.
(b) That he loved and had been loved.
(c) That he has no regrets.
(d) To leave with all debts paid.
15. What does Stephen suggest in his letter to his mother?
(a) That she should come to Tarumi.
(b) That Pie should come to Tarumi.
(c) That he should return home to China.
(d) That he should stay in Tarumi.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Stephen and Matsu spend the night after they help fight the fire in Yamaguchi?
2. Why did Sachi's father take her to shrines after her diagnosis with leprosy?
3. What does Stephen think might be the reason that Keiko's father hates him?
4. Who sends Stephen a letter that says Penelope is working with the Red Cross?
5. What was Sachi's impression of Matsu when they first met?
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