1 Where does the narrator meet Sensei? At the beach. At his university. At Okusan's house. At Zoshigaya cemetery. 2 What makes the narrator notice Sensei? Sensei looks intelligent. Sensei has a beautiful wife. Sensei looks sad. Sensei is standing with a Westerner. 3 Why did the narrator's friend leave him in the beginning of the story? His friend was in love. His friend's mother was sick. His friend did not like the beach. His friend had to study. 4 How did Sensei become engaged to Ojousan? He asked Okusan for her hand. He wrote a letter to Okusan. He asked Ojousan. He wrote a letter to Ojousan. 5 When the narrator goes back home after graduation, why does he send Sensei a letter? To ask about Sensei's life. To ask for a job. To thank him. As a routine letter. 6 Why does Sensei's uncle become antagonistic towards? Sensei was in love with Ojousan. Sensei refused to marry his uncle's daughter. Sensei failed in his studies. Sensei lied about what he was studying. 7 Why does Sensei go to board with Okusan and 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. He is in love with Ojousan. 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 koto and a flower vase. A shamisen and a chessboard. 9 What was Okusan's deceased husband? A soldier. A businessman. A musician. A fish merchant. 10 What was K.'s father? A soldier. A businessman. A musician. A priest. 11 What religion probably had the greatest influence on K.? Buddhism. Shinto. Christianity. Islam. 12 Why was K. forced to leave his foster family? He deceived them about where he was staying. He deceived them as to what he was studying. He fell in love with Ojousan. 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 moved directly in with Sensei. He had to work to pay for himself. 14 How did K. kill himself? He took poison. He hanged himself. He slit his wrists. He cut his carotid artery. 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? Sensei. Okusan. Ojousan. No one. 17 Which term was used to describe General Nogi's suicide? Sepukku. Budo. Harakiri. Junshi. 18 Who suggests junshi to Sensei? The narrator. He thinks of it himself. The newspaper. His wife. 19 At the end of the story, which Japanese emperor dies? Meiji. Showa. Heisei. Taisho. 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 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? Love of life. Out of consideration for his wife. Boredom. Fear of death. 23 What does Ojousan do? She does not go to school. She works at a nearby restaurant. She studies at a school and learns koto and flower arranging. She studies at Sensei's and K.'s university. 24 Why does the narrator suddenly leave for Tokyo at the end of the story? To stop Sensei from committing suicide. To visit K. 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 General Nogi's death. Upon hearing of Emperor Meiji's death.