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