
1.
Question Booklet 

(1) 
Make
sure you do not open the question booklet until instructed
to do so.
(If you do, it will be regarded as improper behavior.)

(2) 
Make
sure you do not take the question booklets home with
you after the examination. (If you do, it will
be regarded as improper behavior.) 

2.
Answer Sheet 

(1) 
For
Japanese as a Foreign Language, two types of answer
sheets (marksheet and writing method) will be provided.
For mathematics, science, Japan & the World, an answer
sheet (a marksheet, or a computerscored answer sheet)
will be provided. 
(2) 
Your
examination registration number and name (in Roman alphabet)
will be preprinted on your answer sheet that will be
provided. When you are given the answer sheet, first
of all, check that the examination registration number
and name on the answer sheet are the same as the ones
on your examination voucher. 
(3) 
Write
down all your answers on the answer sheet. Even if you
write the answers on the question booklet, they will
not be graded. 
(4) 
Make
sure you do not take the answer sheets home with you
after the examination. (If you do, it will be
regarded as improper behavior.) 

3.
Points to Note about Marking the Marksheet 

(1) 
In
the marksheet method, select the answer you think is
correct from the choices after the questions and blacken
completely the corresponding number on the marksheet
using a pencil. 
(2) 
Make
sure to use an HB pencil to blacken the number for the
answer. You cannot use a ballpoint pen, pen or mechanical
pencil. 
(3) 
Numbers
that are blackened too lightly or not neatly blackened
will not be graded. 
(4) 
When
correcting incorrectly blackened numbers, completely
erase the incorrectly blackened numbers using a plastic
eraser so that no traces of the pencil remain. Numbers
that are not completely erased will not be graded. You
must not use things such as whiteout in place of an
eraser. 

4.
How to Answer for Japanese as a Foreign Language 



(1) 
Make
sure to use an HB pencil to write the answer. You cannot
use a ballpoint pen, pen or mechanical pencil. 
(2) 
Two
theme will be given, select and answer either one. 
(3) 
Write
a sentence in one square with one character on the right
of the left. 


[Answer
sheet] 




(4) 
When
correcting incorrectly blackened numbers, completely
erase them using a plastic eraser so that no traces
of the pencil remain. You must not use things such as
whiteout in place of an eraser. 




(5) 
The
listening section, there are no answers printed in the
question booklet. There are possible answers on the
tape. 
(6) 
Although
there are four possible answers on the tape, only one
is correct. From these four answers, select the one
that you think is correct, and mark the "Collect" column
as well as the "Incorrect" column. 


[Exercise] 

(Sound) 




[Answer
Sheet] 



The
correct answer is 3, so mark the answer number (3) under "Correct"
on the answer sheet. You must also mark the number (1),(2),(4)
under "Incorrect". 

The
listening and reading section 



(7) 
The
listening and reading section consists of questions
that require you to look at charts, pictures, or words.
Although there are four possible answers on the question
booklet, only one is correct. Select the answer you
think is correct from the choices and blacken completely
the corresponding number on the marksheet. 
(8) 
Be
careful to listen the tape because you can do only once. 


[Exercise] 

(Sound) 



(Question
booklet) 



[Answer
Sheet] 





(9) 
Although
there are four possible answers for each questions,
only one is correct. From these four answers, select
the one that you think is correct, and mark the "Collect"
column. 

5.
How to Answer for Science 

(1) 
Science
consists of "physics," "chemistry," and "biology." There
is one booklet for science. Select at the examination
2 subjects from "physics," "chemistry" and "biology"
on the examination day. 
(2) 
The
answer sheet for science is double sided, so use each
side to answer the questions for only one subject. 
(3) 
At
the top of the answer sheet there is a space to select
the subject you will answer. (For science, this is at
the top of both sides of the answer sheet.) Blacken
the space with the corresponding subject. If
the selected subject is not blackened, your answers
will not be graded. 


[Example]
When physics and chemistry are selected for science 




(4) 
One
of the row numbers 1, 2, 3, ...is provided for each
question. Follow the instruction in the question and
completely blacken your answer in the corresponding
row of the answer sheet (marksheet). 
(5) 
The
answer sheet has rows from 1 to 75, but you may not
need all of them. Blacken the spaces that you need to
answer the questions and leave the remaining spaces
to be blank. 
(6) 
Every
row has 9 choices [(1)to (9)], but there may be only
4 choices [(1)to (4)] in some questions . 


[Exercise] 

Q. 
What
is the speed of sound in seawater? Select an appropriate
answer from (1) to (5) below. 



(1) 30 (2) 150 (3) 300 (4) 1500
(5) 15000 




Since
the choices for question 12 are from (1) to (5), the choices
from (6) to (9) should not be used.

6.
How to Answer for Japan and the World 

(1) 
One
of the row numbers 1, 2, 3, ...is provided for each
question. Follow the instruction in the question and
completely blacken your answer in the corresponding
row of the answer sheet (marksheet). 
(2) 
The
answer sheet has rows from 1 to 60, but you may not
need all of them. Blacken the spaces that you need to
answer the questions and leave the remaining spaces
to be blank. 

7.
How to Answer for Mathematics 

(1) 
Mathematics
consists of "Course 1" and "Course 2" . There is one
booklet for mathematics. Select at the examination either
of "Course1," or "Course2" on the examination day. 
(2) 
At
the top of the left side of the answer sheet there is
a space to select the course you will answer. Blacken
the space with the corresponding course. If
the selected course is not blackened, your answers will
not be graded. 


[Example]
When Course 2 is selected for mathematics 




(3) 
Be
careful because choices for the mathematics questions
begin with a minus sign () while choices for other
subjects begin with a (0). 
(4) 
Each
letter A, B, C, ...in the questions represents a numeral
( from 0 to 9 ) or the minus sign (). Completely blacken
your answer for each letter in the row of the answer
sheet (marksheet). 
(5) 
The
answer sheet has rows from A to Z , but you may not
need all of them. Blacken the spaces that you need to
answer the questions and leave the remaining spaces
to be blank. 
(6) 
For
mathematics, there are questions where you just have
to select the appropriate answer and those where you
have to substitute a number and/or a minus sign for
a place holding letter. 
(7) 
Every
row has 10 choices [(),(0)to (9)], but there may be
only 5 choices [(1) to (5)] in some questions. 


[Exercise] 

[Example
1] 

Q. 
What
is the area of the figure enclosed by the straight
line 

and
the parabola 

? 

Select
the correct answer from (1) to (5) below. 









[Answer
Sheet] 



Since
the choices for question C are from (1) to (5) do not use
the minus sign (), (0) or the choices from (6) to (9). 

(8) 
For
questions where the answer requires a number or the
minus sign () since each of the denotation letters
corresponds to a number from 0 to 9 or the minus sign
() , blacken the answer in the space specified. 


[Exercise] 

[Example
2] 







[Answer
Sheet] 






