P5 quiz answers are here! Exams in Persona 5 Royal are more like real-life pop quizzes, catching you completely off guard in the middle of class, than the long, drawn-out ordeal of sitting through a battery of questions all at once.
You’re mistaken if you played Persona 5 and think you’re ready to dive into the study materials. This is revamped in Persona 5 Royal, with a nearly new set of class and test questions compared to the original. Even though some of them have been changed to better match the narrative, you may still learn some amazing facts about Japan and the rest of the globe from them.
P5 quiz answers: Persona 5 Royal test answers
The following are the correct solutions to the Persona 5 Royal exams and class quiz questions:
P5 quiz answers: April
- April 12th: Tell me what the Devil’s Dictionary defined as the chief factor in the progress of the human race – Villains.
- April 19th: Between A and B, which line seems longer? – They’re the same.
- April 23rd: Between music, theatre, and chariot racing, which sport did Nero win when he participated in the Olympics? – All of them.
- April 25th: What’s that phrase originally meant to convey? ‘My country, right or wrong’ – You unquestioningly support it. But the original meaning was different? So I guess it’d be something like… – You have a duty to correct it.
- April 27th: Do you know the name of the theorem named after this number? – The Four Color Theorem.
- April 30th: First off, the ‘wunder’ part probably means… – Wonder. Next, the ‘kind’ part. That’s probably… – Child. So a ‘wunderkind’ would be… – A prodigy.
P5 quiz answers: May
- May 7th: So what’s the literal translation of the phrase ‘femme fatale’? – Fatal woman.
- May 10th: Which was the time period Yoshitsune was active in? – The Heian period.
- May 11th-13th exams: What historical figure inspired the idiom of ‘favouring the magistrate’? – Minamoto no Yoshitsune.
Yoshitsune had a brother, right? Uh, I think his name was… – Minamoto no Yoritomo.
But they ended up coming into conflict. And in the end, when they had to oppose each other… – Yoritomo won.
That’s probably because people tend to sympathize less with figures in power, and sympathize more with… – The weak.
Which brain function is responsible for the phenomenon of seeing an illusion in this figure? – Cognition.
Which of the following maps can you paint without any adjacent areas being the same color? – Both.
Name the book that defined ‘malefactor’ as the chief factor in the progress of the human race. – The Devil’s Dictionary.
What character archetype refers to a mysterious and seductive woman, typically with ulterior motives? – Femme Fatale.
May 16th: What do we call the phenomenon where believing in a treatment’s power is enough to improve your condition? – The placebo effect.
- May 19th: Which famous ukiyo-e artist of the Edo period is said to have moved residence over 100 times – Katsushika Hokusai.
- May 21st: The golden ratio is 1:1.618, but do you know the silver ratio? – 1:1.41
- May 23rd: If we think about what these words have in common, then maybe ‘syn’ means… – Together. And ‘aisthesis,’ huh? That’s a little like the word aesthetics. I wonder if it means… – Senses. So that means the full word basically means… – Senses coming together.
- May 26th: Do you know which author Leblanc borrowed from? – Arthur Conan Doyle.May 31th: Do you know which peg-legged, parrot toting historical figure’s appearance became visual shorthand for pirates? – John Silver
P5 quiz answers: June
- June 4th: What do you think the name for this phenomenon is? – Halo effect.
- June 7th: The red king crab is related to the hermit crab. So how is it different from a crab…? Do you know? – The number of legs.
- June 8th: Where does totalitarianism take things a step further than authoritarianism? – Controlling public thought.
- June 13th: What color do you think it turns? – Green.
- June 15th: Between paper bills and coins, which one is issued by the government? – Coins.
- June 20th: What do you think? One of these has minor metals in it, right? – Smartphone.
- June 23rd: Some say this card was based off of a woman named Joan… Now, do you know what this woman’s position was? – A pope.
- June 27th: Which of these animals is involved in an English idiom about the weather? – Dogs.
- June 29th: What do you think it says on the back of this piece? – Gold.
P5 quiz answers: July
- July 1st: What is the meaning of the original Chinese phrase that these dumplings’ name came from? – Barbarian’s head.
- July 4th: Two people are responsible for July and August having 31 days. Do you know who those people are? – Julius and Augustus.
- July 7th: So Tanabata’s about gods crossing a starry sky to reunite once every year. It might have something to do with… ? – Milky Way.
What’s the traditional food of Tanabata? – Soumen.
- July 9th: Do you know what shape it is? – Triangle.
- July 11th: What is long-term memory, anyway? – Memories that last a long time. Maruki mentioned something about the amount of memories you could store, right? Something like… – Infinite. If you have theoretically infinite space for them… then theoretically, you’d be able to retain them for… – Forever.
- July 12th: What was he known for? – Thievery.
- July 13th-15th exams: If angle C is 28 degrees, and angles A and D are 88 degrees, what is the angle of B and E? – 64 degrees.
I think this came up in class. They were invented by that famous guy from Romance of the Three Kingdoms, right? – Zhuge Liang.
And they were offering something to quell the river… – Barbarian’s heads.
This master strategist came up with the baozi to… – Offer them instead of heads.
Write the name and biological classification of this creature. – Red King Crab (Paralithodes).
What happened when the government issued paper and hard currencies in Japan for the first time? – It caused confusion in the economy.
What is the English equivalent of the Norwegian idiom ‘raining witches’? – Raining cats and dogs.
Which of the following is another name for the soumen noodles traditionally eaten on Tanabata? – Demon Guts.
P5 quiz answers: September
- September 3rd: Each hand in this famous statue means something, but… do you know what the right represents? – Prosperity.
- September 6th: What is the name of the phenomenon where the second hand looks like it’s stopped moving? – Chronostasis.
- September 14th: What do pawn shops offer that a secondhand shop doesn’t? – Money loans for collateral.
- September 17th: What’s the supposed origins for the phrase ‘cat got your tongue’? – Cats eating human tongues.
- September 21st: Robot comes from a word in Czech. But where in Europe is the Czech Republic located – Central Europe.
- September 24th: How many black and white shapes are there respectively on a soccer ball? – 20 white, 12 black.
- September 28th: So ‘PVS’, referring to when you mistakenly think your phone is going off… What’s the P? – Phantom.
The next part is the V part. That means it’d be ‘phantom…’ what? – Vibration.
Last is the S. So if we have ‘phantom vibration’ so far… – Syndrome.
- September 29th: But the fishermen of Nagaragawa are actually civil servants as well. So, tell me which sector they belong to. – Imperial Household Agency.
P5 quiz answers: October
- October 3rd: If we use three watermelons in the sun to visualise a certain matter’s size against the universe’s, what are the melons? – Stars.
- October 6th: Now, do you know who invented this instrument? – Joseph-Ignace Guillotin.
- October 11th: Which name was most commonly ascribed to shape B? – Bouba.
- October 17th-19th exams: Counting both black and white surfaces, how many surfaces are there in total on a soccer ball? – 32 surfaces.
Didn’t the teacher say that the number of colors used to be different? Do you remember? – It used to be one color.
Oh yeah, I remember. I think she said that unlike now, soccer games were broadcasted with… – Black and white picture.
Who conducted executions using this device? – Charles-Henri Sanson.
What is the reason that most people cannot become a cormorant fisherman of Nagarasawa? – It’s a hereditary profession.
- What is the meaning of “robota,” the etymological root of ‘robot’? – Slave labor.
- Which of the following describes the density of stars in outer space? – 3 bees in all of Europe.
- October 22nd: Now, tell me the total count for each column in this magic square. – 15.
- October 24th: From a psychological standpoint, what is a key reason our memories can differ from reality? – Memory bias.
P5 quiz answers: November
- November 2nd: Can you tell me the meaning of the word ‘whack’ in the Thieves’ Cant? – A share of stolen goods.
- November 4th: Clubs is a club, diamonds is a gem… So, what does a spade represent? – A sword.
- November 8th: Tell me how old you have to be to listen in on a trial. – Any age.
- November 10th: Do you know why it’s missing in the character for ‘crow’? – Their eyes are hard to see.
- November 12th: I wonder. Do you know why our voices sound so different over the phone? – Because it’s synthetic.
- November 14th: Tell me why that is. – Because of high altitude.
- November 15th: He was paraded through the city, and punished in a very particular way. How was he punished? – His head was put on display.
- November 17th: Do you know the name for this graph? Your hint is ‘snails’… – Cocheloid.
P5 quiz answers: December
- December 20th-22nd exams: Choose the graph that became the origin for the name for the Chinese yoyo known as a diabolo. – D.
He was a really famous thief from the Edo period, right? How much money did he steal, in the end? – Over one billion yen.
As a result, he was sentenced to… – Having his head displayed.
Criminals, especially famous criminals being paraded around, was mostly done for… – Public performance.
Which suit of cards represents the Holy Grail? – Hearts.
According to Japanese judicial law, what is possible for even an infant to do in court? – Attend.
What country refers to a person who controls politics behind the scenes as a ‘prime minister in black’? – Japan.
The Japanese word ‘dokyuu’ translates to ‘massive.’ What English word inspired the initial ‘do’ in dokyuu? – Dreadnought.
P5 quiz answers: January
- January 11th: What’s this phrase supposed to illustrate about the gods of Shinto? – How numerous they are.
What’s that phrase again? The one about how many gods there are in Shinto… – The Eight Million Gods.
- January 14th: What do you think the fictional land of ‘Ihatov’ is modeled after? – Iwate.
- January 18th: What did the word ‘awful’ originally mean? – Impressive.
- January 21st: Do you know what she’s stepping on? – A Snake.
- January 24th: What does that mean when describing a person? – Kind-hearted.
So what kind of connotation would ‘salty’ have in that context? – Negative.
So with all that in mind, ‘salty’ probably means… – Resentful.
- January 27th: How far did this study suggest personal happiness can spread? – To friends of friends of friends.
- Good luck answering all of the test questions in Persona 5 Royal!