Past exam questions

On this occasion, we are pleased to publish the questions used in the 1st session of EJU administered in the year 2010.
The consent of the owners of the copyrights for these exam questions has been received to proceed with this project.
A collection of questions from other past EJU exams has also been published (including a CD for Listening Comprehension and Listening-Reading Comprehension).

Japanese as a Foreign Language

*1: Japanese as a Foreign Language (Writing, Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension and Listening-Reading Comprehension) test is given in Japanese only.


*2: The science exam question booklet combines the questions for the three subjects of “Physics,” “Chemistry” and “Biology” in a single booklet.

Japan and the World


*3: The mathematics exam question book combines the questions for “Course 1” and “Course 2” in a single booklet.

Correct Answers

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