Midterm Examination: Foreign Language 1 ( Hpc7)

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Midterm Examination: Foreign Language 1 ( Hpc7)

Foreign Language1 ( HPC7)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Translate the sentence to Nihongo. I am a student.
  • 2. 
    Translate the sentence to Nihongo.. Good morning, Mr. Takishima.  
  • 3. 
    Translate the sentence to Nihongo. Are you a teacher?
  • 4. 
    Translate the sentence to English. Ha- isha desu ka?
  • 5. 
    Translate the sentence to English. Kare wa Nihonjin desu.
  • 6. 
    Read the questions below and write your answer in a form of paragraph.  Remember K.I.S.S. (Keep It Short and Simple. (5 points each)
    1. Why do you think learning Nihongo is essential in relation to your course?
    2. How is Chouon, Yoon and Sokuon applied in reading or writing Japanese words?
  • 7. 
    Which of the following situations shows a Japanese etiquette?
    • A. 

      Leaving outdoor shoes outside and putting on indoor shoes.

    • B. 

      Eating and drinking while walking is a trend

    • C. 

      Slurping while eating noodles is discouraged

    • D. 

      Using chopsticks and sticking it into your food when done eating.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a formal term to say good night?
    • A. 

      Konnichiwa

    • B. 

      Ohayou gozaimasu

    • C. 

      Oyasuminasai

    • D. 

      Konbanwa

  • 9. 
    What does Nihonjin mean?
    • A. 

      Japanese Language

    • B. 

      Japanese person

    • C. 

      Japanese food

    • D. 

      Language

  • 10. 
    The Japanese have relied on their creativity and scientific know- how to succeed not only economically but also in ecology- and efficiency- oriented ways. They are known as high- tech leaders in fields such as optical media, semiconductor manufacturing, industrial robotics and fermentation processes. What characteristic of Japanese is emphasized in the statement?
    • A. 

      Time- bound     

    • B. 

      Polite

    • C. 

      Innovative

    • D. 

      Kind

  • 11. 
    Nihongo is influenced by the Chinese writing system. What do you call the writing system which represents ideas/ sounds and is used for some content words?
    • A. 

      Kanojo

    • B. 

      Kanji

    • C. 

      Kana

    • D. 

      Hiragana

  • 12. 
    Mr. Kazuya is the only man in the Shibuya Company, during March 14, he gives chocolates to all his co-workers, why do you think he is doing this?
    • A. 

      It is his birthday.

    • B. 

      It is Valentine’s Day

    • C. 

      It is White Day

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 13. 
    Which of the following term is an equivalent for the English titles such as Mr. /Ms., and Mrs.?
    • A. 

      Sama    

    • B. 

      Chan

    • C. 

      Kun

    • D. 

      San

  • 14. 
    Politeness is a characters visible also in the language of the Japanese, which of the following speech manner is applicable when talking to a sibling?
    • A. 

      Casual

    • B. 

      Polite

    • C. 

      Respectful

    • D. 

      Friendly

  • 15. 
    In Japanese culture, manner in speech is observed. In choosing what manner in speech must be used, one must consider the person’s ________.
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Height

    • C. 

      Position/ Rank

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    When is followed by m, p, and b how should it be pronounced?
    • A. 

      Remain as n       

    • B. 

      Change it to P

    • C. 

      Pronounce as M              

    • D. 

      Change to ng     

  • 17. 
    What must be put to H to change it to P?
    • A. 

      Maru

    • B. 

      Handakuten

    • C. 

      Tenten

    • D. 

      Write p

  • 18. 
    Shi when put with a tenten, what does it become?
    • A. 

      Zhi

    • B. 

      Chi

    • C. 

      Ji

    • D. 

      Zi

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is read as Katta?
    • A. 

      かった

    • B. 

      かた

    • C. 

      かて

    • D. 

      かって

  • 20. 
    How should a person indicate that a certain character is pronounced with a short silent pause?
    • A. 

      By putting maru

    • B. 

      By putting coma

    • C. 

      By putting small “っ”

    • D. 

      By separating the character

  • 21. 
    Which of the following word is a question marker in Japanese?
    • A. 

      Shita

    • B. 

      Dewa

    • C. 

      Ka

    • D. 

      Anata

  • 22. 
    How should the special characters (ya, yo, y) be written to create a new character?
    • A. 

      Must be written in half size character at the left corner

    • B. 

      Must be written in half size character at the right corner

    • C. 

      Must be written with two spaces after the other character

    • D. 

      Must be written the same with other characters.

  • 23. 
    How many set of phonetic characters are present in a hiragana writing system?
    • A. 

      44

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      33

  • 24. 
    Which of the following word is a verb in Japanese?
    • A. 

      Wa

    • B. 

      Desu

    • C. 

      Watashi

    • D. 

      Kare

  • 25. 
    Choose the correct Hiragana words for the Romaji words. KASA (Umbrella)
    • A. 

      こし

    • B. 

      かき

    • C. 

      かさ

    • D. 

      さか

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