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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why did Creta Kano couple with Toru in his dream?
(a) She is ridiculously attracted to him.
(b) She intends to blackmail him.
(c) She felt sorry for him.
(d) Malta asked her to.
2. Who is the prophesied caller beginning with "O" that calls Toru Okada in Chapter 1?
(a) A business based in Osaka.
(b) His uncle.
(c) His cousin Oni.
(d) Omura Liquor.
3. Where does Toru's Chapter 8 dream take place?
(a) A ballroom.
(b) A fancy restaurant.
(c) A hotel.
(d) His house.
4. What does May Kasahara do before leaving the well at the end of Chapter 9?
(a) She closes the lid.
(b) She tosses down some food.
(c) She throws a rock at Toru.
(d) She blows Toru a kiss.
5. What does Toru Okada use to climb down into the well at the end of Chapter 5?
(a) A long plank.
(b) A rope ladder.
(c) A harness.
(d) A bungie cord.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Toru Okada is certain Kumiko is gone at the beginning of Book 2, what does he discover she has taken with her?
2. What similarity exists between the veterinarian in Chapter 9 and Toru Okada?
3. What does the shorter of the two men in Chapter 3 do while the protagonist watches?
4. In Chapter 12, Lieutenant Mamiya describes a secret mission he and Honda were a part of. What country did this mission illegally enter?
5. What does the silent young man in Chapter 4 give Toru Okada to keep him from seeing where they are going?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Cinnamon.
2. What new offer does Ushikawa make to Toru Okada in Chapter 16?
3. Why is Lieutenant Mamiya uncomfortable with his mission with Yanamoto?
4. What plans do most women in May Kasahara's factory have?
5. Describe Kumiko and Toru Okada's first date.
6. How does Toru overcome Noboru Wataya in Chapter 35?
7. How does May Kasahara express her attitude to her wigs in Chapter 15?
8. In the story of Chapter 13, why does the Russian commander choose not to kill Lieutenant Mamiya?
9. What happens when Toru goes to the appointed address in Chapter 4?
10. Describe Toru Okada's dream at the end of Chapter 16?
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