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Japanese Quizzes Page

These quizzes are intended to be gamelike, though the level of the current material is pretty high. As of the current date, the answers are not very accessible. I want to do this properly, and there are some very clever JavaScript approaches, but I also don't want to spent forever and a day on each one, so I'm still looking for semi-automated approaches. In the interim, I may just stick the answers at the bottom of the pages--no fair peeking, but right now, I'm still in the process of checking my proposed answers. Or maybe I should just publicize the page and get y'all's help in the checking part? I'll think on it...

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‘ę\‰ńA71•Å 5
‘ę\‰ńA48•Å 7
‘ę\‰ńA49•Å 4
‘ę\‰ńA26-7•Å 6 5 5
‘‡–ā‘čI 62-3•Å 10
“ś–{ŒźƒWƒƒ[ƒiƒ‹30-1•Å 6 2 9 9 4
“ś–{ŒźƒWƒƒ[ƒiƒ‹32-3•Å 7
“ś–{ŒźƒWƒƒ[ƒiƒ‹34-5•Å 2
“ś–{ŒźƒWƒƒ[ƒiƒ‹35-6•Å 25 5
‘ęˆź‰Ū1•Å 6
‘ęˆź‰Ū2-3•Å 3 3
‘ęˆź‰Ū4-5•Å 3 3
•¶–@@•¶Š®¬–ā‘č85•Å 10
•¶–@@•¶Š®¬–ā‘č87•Å 10

Sad to say it, but these quizzes are yet another example of treading on the heels (or feet?) of copyright... I did not write the original practice exams and worksheets on which these quizzes are based--my Japanese is nowhere near that good. I'm claiming fair use for non-profit educational purposes, and that these are intended as review samples to expose you to the quizzes and perhaps induce you to consider buying the original materials, which will be credited where possible. Obviously giving proper credit will be difficult in cases where all I have is a bad photocopy, but that isn't intended as yet another defensive claim, though it might show that such practices are widespread... However, if you do know the source of any incompletely attributed material, I'd be glad to give the appropriate credit. Though I believe the electronic form of these quizzes has a different merit, there is no question that the books themselves are worth study, and I've studied and purchased many of them over the years. But if you really have deeper interests in the tangled issues of modern copyright, my personal sort-of-copyright notice is at the bottom of the page, and it's linked to my more general philosophical speculations on the entire topic.

Anyway, the forms and JavaScripting parts (for scoring and hints) are my own efforts, though I also got some support from the translation page at Excite Japan, and from various reference works, mainly the ŽOČ“°¬ŠwŠæ˜aŽ«“T(‘ęŽl”Łj that I keep at hand. And if you see mistakes or problems, or have suggestions, etc., there ought to be a working email link at the bottom of each page.

Some Kumon pages I've had special problems with...

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