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