JLPT – 1992 – Yonkyuu – Moji Goi Part 1 – Answer Sheet

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1992 4級


(100点 25文)


Part I How do you read the word which is underlined. Please choose the best answer from 1 2 3 4


Romaji : Shiken wa raigetsu no shichigatsuyouka, mokuyoubi, kuji kara desu.

Meaning: The test is next month July of 8th, Thursday from nine o’clock.

(1)。来月 1.くげつ 2.らいげつ 3。くがつ 4.らいげつ

Answer: 2

       The answer will be the second answer. Since the first answer isn’t exists or misspelled. The correct possible answer will be in the form of the third answer くがつ, which means September and is written in kanji : 九月。The fourth answer is also wrong since all of month time marker will have a ‘getsu’ or げつ spelling and all of the month’s name will have a ‘gatsu’ or がつ spelling.

(2)。七月 1.しちがつ 2.しちげつ 3.なのがつ 


Answer: 1

       The correct answer will be the first one. We use ‘onyomi’ or the mandarin’s way of reading kanji on spelling numbers in Japanese language. In this case kanji 七 is read as shichi. Since it is referring to a month’s name, it will be spelled as sichigatsu, not sichigetsu as the second answer’s stated.

(3)。木よう日 1.きんようび 2.すいようび 3.かようび


This is a day’s name‘mokuyoubi’which means Thursday. The first answer is also a day’s name ‘kinyoubi’which is written as 金よう日 in kanji which means Friday. The second answer means Wednesday and is written as 水よう日 in kanji. The third answer is written 火よう日 in kanji and also a day’s name which means Tuesday.

(4)。九時 1.くうじ 2.きゅじ 3.くじ 4.きゅうじ

     Answer : 4

It means 9 o’clock. The third answer is the right pronunciation and also the right way to write how to spell kanji.


Romaji : Fuutou ni okane ga hachi man en haitte imashita.

Meaning : There is 80000 yen inserted in the envelope.

(1)。お金 1.おちゃ 2.おかし 3.おさら 4.おかね

     Answer : 4

This kanji means money and the correct answer is the fourth one. The first answer will be written as お茶 in kanji. お菓子 is the written kanji for the second answer and the third answer’s kanji will be written as お皿.

(2)。八万円 1.はちまんえん 2.はちばんえん 

                3.はっせんえん 4.はっかんえん

     Answer : 1

The right pronunciation to spell the kanji is written in the first answer. It means eighty thousands yen. The third answer will be written as 八千円 which means eight thousands yen.

(3)。入って 1.いれって 2.いって 3.はいって 4.はって

      Answer :

This kanji has several pronunciations which among that is いれる and はいる. Since it is written as 入って we can conclude that the written kanji is derived from the dictionary form はいる. It is also can be seen from the sentence
that the form is in intransitive form (jidoushi). We can conclude it because in the sentence there isn’t any direct object. It is also didn’t state the subject which done the activity.


Romaji : Kono yama ni wa hyappon no sakura ga arimasu. Haru ni wa oozei no hito ga hanami ni kimasu.

Meaning : There are hundred of sakuras. A lot of people comes in spring to do ‘hanami’. *[hanami] is one of the tradition among the Japanese people to come together and to see sakura blooms every spring. They actually prepared themselves with a sort of things like picnic’s stuffs, visit the sakura garden, sit down together with their family or colleagues under sakura tree and enjoy themselves watching sakura blooms.

(1)。山 1.まち 2.むら 3.かわ 4.やま

Answer : 4

The correct answer is the fourth option. The first option will be written as in kanji letter. The second option will be written as in kanji letter. And the third one will be written as in kanji letter.

(2)。百本 1.ひゃくぶん 2.ひゃっぷん 3.ひゃっぽん 


Answer : 4

The correct answer is the third option. It is a jukugo form or a kanji which is built from two or more kanji letters.The first kanji letter in a stand alone position can be read ‘hyaku’ and the second kanji letter can be read ‘hon’. Since those two kanji letter is joined the way we spell the new kanji itself will be different. It is spelled as‘hyappon’.

(3)。春 1.はる 2.なつ 3.あき 4.ふゆ

     Answer: 1

All of the options are the season’s name which exists in Japan. The first option which is the correct answer for the kanji letter is ‘haru’or the spring. The second option which is spelled as ‘natsu’and is written as in kanji letter is the summer. The third one will be spelled as ‘aki‘ or autumn and is written as in kanji letter. The last one is spelled as ‘fuyu’or winter and is written as in kanji letter.

(4)。人 1.にん 2.ひと 3.じん 4.いと

Answer : 1

The correct answer is the second one. The first and the third option can also be used as a pronunciation for the kanji letter. But the pronunciation depends on the sentence whether to use the kunyomi (Japanese reading way) or onyomi (Mandarin reading way). The first and the third option is the pronunciation which is based on onyomi. On the other side the second option is the pronunciation which is based on kunyomi. The fourth option is written as in kanji letter, which means thread or yarn.

(5)。花見 1.つきみ 2.ははみ 3.はぜみ 4.ゆきみ

Answer : 2

Another jukugo (kanji which is built from two or more kanji letters). The first kanjiis read as ‘hana’ which means flower. The second kanji is read as ‘mi’frommiru’whichi means to see.



Romaji : Kyou wa tenki ga ii desu. Gakkou no gokai no madokara, kita ni shiroi yama ga
yoku miemasu.

Meaning : Today’s weather is nice. From the window in the fifth floor of the school, the white mountain in the north can be seen clearly.

(1)。天気 1.げんき 2.けんき 3.てんき 4.でんき

Answer :

The first option will be written as 元気 which means healthy. The fourth option will be written as 電気 which means electricity

(2)。北 1.みなみ 2.きた 3.ひがし 4.にし

     Answer :

All of the option is names of the four main cardinal points or cardinal direction. The first answer is minami which means south and is written as in kanji letter. The second answer which is the correct answer means north. The third option is written in kanji as which means east. And the last option is west and written in kanji as 西。

(3)。白い 1.たかい 2.ひろい 3.しろい 4.あかい

Answer : 4 

The first option will be written as 高いin kanji letter which means tall or expensive depends on the sentences. The second option will be written as 広いin kanji letter which means wide, and the last one is written as 赤いin kanji letter which means red.

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