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