1 Where does the narrator meet Sensei? At the beach. At Zoshigaya cemetery. At his university. At Okusan's house. 2 What makes the narrator notice Sensei? Sensei is standing with a Westerner. Sensei has a beautiful wife. Sensei looks sad. Sensei looks intelligent. 3 Why did the narrator's friend leave him in the beginning of the story? His friend's mother was sick. His friend was in love. His friend had to study. His friend did not like the beach. 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? As a routine letter. To ask about Sensei's life. To ask for a job. To thank him. 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 failed in his studies. Sensei was in love with Ojousan. 7 Why does Sensei go to board with Okusan and Ojousan? He is in love with Ojousan. He wants to find a place to stay with K. He has money from his inheritance. 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 shamisen and a chessboard. A koto and a chessboard. A flower vase and a shamisen. 9 What was Okusan's deceased husband? A soldier. A musician. A fish merchant. 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.? Christianity. Shinto. Islam. Buddhism. 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 left school. He moved directly in with Sensei. He had to work to pay for himself. He killed himself. 14 How did K. kill himself? He slit his wrists. He cut his carotid artery. He took poison. He hanged himself. 15 What did Sensei find amazing about the scene of K.'s suicide? The darkness of the room. K.'s contorted body. K.'s peaceful expression. The spurt of blood on the wall. 16 Who is blamed for K.'s suicide? Ojousan. Okusan. Sensei. No one. 17 Which term was used to describe General Nogi's suicide? Junshi. Budo. Harakiri. Sepukku. 18 Who suggests junshi to Sensei? He thinks of it himself. The narrator. His wife. The newspaper. 19 At the end of the story, which Japanese emperor dies? Heisei. Meiji. Showa. Taisho. 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 berates K. When he asks Okusan for Ojousan's hand. 21 What is Sensei's criticism against K.? He is not human enough. He is too given to his passions. He is too traditional. He is too religious. 22 Why didn't Sensei kill himself earlier? Love of life. Fear of death. Out of consideration for his wife. Boredom. 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 visit K. To stop Sensei from committing suicide. To flee his dying father. To see Sensei about a job. 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 Sensei's death. Upon hearing of Emperor Meiji's sickness.