1 Where does the narrator meet Sensei? At Zoshigaya cemetery. At the beach. At his university. At Okusan's house. 2 What makes the narrator notice Sensei? Sensei looks sad. Sensei looks intelligent. Sensei is standing with a Westerner. Sensei has a beautiful wife. 3 Why did the narrator's friend leave him in the beginning of the story? His friend did not like the beach. His friend had to study. His friend was in love. His friend's mother was sick. 4 How did Sensei become engaged to Ojousan? He wrote a letter to Ojousan. He wrote a letter to Okusan. He asked Ojousan. He asked Okusan for her hand. 5 When the narrator goes back home after graduation, why does he send Sensei a letter? To thank him. To ask for a job. As a routine letter. To ask about Sensei's life. 6 Why does Sensei's uncle become antagonistic towards? Sensei refused to marry his uncle's daughter. Sensei failed in his studies. Sensei was in love with Ojousan. Sensei lied about what he was studying. 7 Why does Sensei go to board with Okusan and Ojousan? He has money from his inheritance. He wants to find a place to stay with K. He is in love with Ojousan. He got into a fight with his roommates. 8 What does Sensei first notice in his room in Okusan's house? A koto and a flower vase. A flower vase and a shamisen. A shamisen and a chessboard. A koto and a chessboard. 9 What was Okusan's deceased husband? A fish merchant. A musician. A soldier. A businessman. 10 What was K.'s father? A priest. A businessman. A musician. A soldier. 11 What religion probably had the greatest influence on K.? Shinto. Buddhism. Christianity. Islam. 12 Why was K. forced to leave his foster family? He fell in love with Ojousan. He deceived them about where he was staying. He deceived them as to what he was studying. He was friends with Sensei. 13 What happened to K. after he was forced out of his foster family? He moved directly in with Sensei. He had to work to pay for himself. He left school. He killed himself. 14 How did K. kill himself? He slit his wrists. He hanged himself. He cut his carotid artery. He took poison. 15 What did Sensei find amazing about the scene of K.'s suicide? K.'s contorted body. The darkness of the room. The spurt of blood on the wall. K.'s peaceful expression. 16 Who is blamed for K.'s suicide? Sensei. Ojousan. No one. Okusan. 17 Which term was used to describe General Nogi's suicide? Budo. Sepukku. Junshi. Harakiri. 18 Who suggests junshi to Sensei? The newspaper. His wife. He thinks of it himself. The narrator. 19 At the end of the story, which Japanese emperor dies? Showa. Heisei. Taisho. Meiji. 20 When does Sensei feel as he did when K. confessed his love for Ojousan to him? When he learns that Okusan has told K. of the marriage. When he discovers K.'s suicide. When he asks Okusan for Ojousan's hand. When he berates K. 21 What is Sensei's criticism against K.? He is too religious. He is too given to his passions. He is not human enough. He is too traditional. 22 Why didn't Sensei kill himself earlier? Love of life. Out of consideration for his wife. Fear of death. Boredom. 23 What does Ojousan do? She studies at a school and learns koto and flower arranging. She studies at Sensei's and K.'s university. She works at a nearby restaurant. She does not go to school. 24 Why does the narrator suddenly leave for Tokyo at the end of the story? To see Sensei about a job. To stop Sensei from committing suicide. To visit K. To flee his dying father. 25 When does the narrator's father's sickness first take a turn for the worse while the narrator is at home? Upon hearing of General Nogi's death. Upon hearing of Emperor Meiji's death. Upon hearing of Emperor Meiji's sickness. Upon hearing of Sensei's death.