Persona 5 Royal: Classroom Answers 100%

This guide will provides you answers to all classroom questions, midterms, and also finals.



  • For ease of use this guide will be split by months.
  • A recap will be provided in the end of the guide for more simplified view.
  • In order to get the top score in exams, Knowledge needs to be the maximum of Rank 5: Erudite.



Q: Tell me what the Devil’s Dictionary defines as the Hider factor in the progress of the human race.
A: Villains


Q: Between A and B … which line seems longer …?
A: They’re the same


Q: Between music, theater, and chariot racing, which sport did Nero win when he participated in the Olympics?
A: All of them


Q: Ann asks for help about what does the phrase “my country right or wrong” mean to convey?
A1: You unquestionably support it
A2: You have a duty to correct it


Q: Do you know the name of the theorem named after this number?
A: Four color theorem


Q1: First off, the “wunder” part probably means …?
A1: Wonder

Q2: Next, the “kind” part. That’s probably …
A2: Child

Q3: Yeah, that’s gotta be it. “Kind” means a child … or at least a young guy, in your case.
A3: A prodigy



Q: So what’s the literal translation of the phrase “femme fatale?”
A: Fatal woman


Q: You know the time period Yoshitsune was active in, don’t you?
A: The Heian period

5/11 (Exams)

Q1: What historical figure inspired “favoring the magistrate?”
A1: Minamoto no Yoshitsune

Q2: Yoshitune had a brother, right. Oh, I think his name was …
A2: Minamoto no Yoritomo

Q3: But they ended up coming into conflict. And in the end when they had to oppose each other …
A3: Yoritomo won

Q4: That’s probably because people tend to sympathize less with people in power, and sympathize more with …
A4: The weak

5/12 (Exams)

Q1: Which brain function is responsible for the phenomenon of seeing an illusion in this figure?
A1: Cognition

Q2: Which of the following maps can you paint without any adjacent areas being the same color?
A2: Both

5/13 (Exams)

Q1: Name that book that defined “male factor” as the chief factor in the progress of the human race.
A1: The Devil’s Dictionary

Q2: What character archetype refers to a mysterious and seductive woman, typically with ulterior motives?
A2: Femme Fatale


Q: What do we call the phenomenon where believing in a treatment’s power is enough to improve your condition?
A: The Placebo effect


Q: Which famous artist of the Edo period is said to have moved residence over 100 times?
A: Katsushika Hokusai


Q: The golden ratio is 1:1.618 but do you know the silver ratio?
A: 1:1.414


Q1: If we think about what these words have in common, then maybe “syn” means …
A1: Together

Q2: And “aisthesis,” huh? That’s a little like the word aesthetics. I wonder if it means …
A2: Senses

Q3: So that means the full word basically means…
A3: Senses coming together


Q: Do you know which author Leblanc borrowed from?
A: Arthur Conan Doyle


Q: Do you know which peg-legged, parrot toting historical figure’s appearance became visual shorthand for pirates?
A: John Silver



Q: What do you think the name for the phenomenon is?
A: The halo effect


Q: The red king crab is biologically related to the hermit crab. So how is it different from a crab. Do you know?
A: The number of legs


Q: Where does totalitarianism take things a step further than authoritarianism?
A: Controlling Public Thought


Q: What color do you think it turns (when washing your hair with copper)
A: Green


Q: Between paper bills and coins, which one is issued by the government?
A: Coins


Q: One of these has minor metals in it, right?
A: Smartphone


Q: Now do you know what this woman’s position was?
A: A pope


Q: Which of these animals is involved in an English idiom about the weather?
A: Dogs


Q: What do you think it says on the back of this (Shogi) piece?
A: Gold



Q: What’s the meaning of the original Chinese phrase that these dumplings’ name came from?
A: Barbarian’s Head


Q: Two people are responsible for July and August having 31 days. Do you know who those people are?
A: Julius and Augustus


Q1: So Tanabata’s about gods crossing a starry sky to reunite once every year. It might have something to do with… ?
A1: The Milky Way

Q2: Traditional food
A2: Soumen’s noodles


Q: Do you know what shape it is?
A: A triangle


Q1: What is long-term memory, anyway?
A1: Memories that last a long time

Q2: Markus mentioned something about the amount of memories you could store, right? Something like …
A2: Infinite

Q3: If you have theoretically infinite space for them… Theoretically, you’d be able to retain them for …
A3: Forever


Q: Do you know what he did?
A: Thievery

7/13 (Exams)

Q1: If angle C is 28 degrees, and angles A and D are 88 degrees, what is the angle of B and E?
A1: 64 degrees

Q2: I think this came up in class. They were invented by the campus’s guy from Romance of the Three Kingdoms, right?
A2: Zhuge Liang

Q3: And they were offering something to quell the river …
A3: Barbarians’ heads

Q4: This master strategist came up with the baozi to
A4: To offer them instead of heads

7/14 (Exams)

Q1: What is the name and genus of this organism?
A1: Red King Crab (Paralithodes)

Q2: What happened when the government issued paper and hard currencies in Japan for the first time?
A2: It caused confusion in the economy

7/15 (Exams)

Q1: What is the English equivalent of the Norwegian idiom “raining witches?”
A1: Raining cats and dogs

Q2: Which of the following is another name for spikenard noodles traditionally eaten in Tanabata?
A2: Demon guts



Q: Each hand in this famous statue means something, but … do you know what the right represents?
A: Prosperity


Q: Do you know the name of that phenomenon where the second hand looks like it’s stopped moving?
A: Chronostasis


Q: What does a pawn shop offer that a secondhand shop doesn’t?
A: Money loans for collateral


Q: What’s one of the supposed origins for the phrase “cat got your tongue?”
A: Cats eating human tongues


Q: Robot comes from a word in Czech … but where in Europe is the Czech Republic located?
A: Central Europe


Q: How many white and black shapes are there respectively on a soccer ball?
A: 20 white, 12 black


Q1: So “PVS,” referring to when you mistakenly think your phone is going off… What’s the P?
A1: Phantom

Q2: The next part is the V part. That means it’d be “phantom…” what?
A2: Vibration

Q3: Last is the S. So if we have “phantom vibration” so far…?
A3: Syndrome


Q: But the fishermen of Nagaragawa are actually civil servants as well. So, tell me which sector they belong to.
A: Imperial Household Agency



Q: If we use “three watermelons in the sun” to visualize a certain matter’s size against the universe’s, what are the melons?
A: Stars


Q: Now, do you know who invented this instrument? (Guillotine)
A: Joseph-Ignace Guillotine


Q: Which name was most commonly ascribed to shape B?
A: Bouba

10/17 (Exams)

Q1: Counting both black and white surfaces, how many surfaces are there in total on a soccer ball?
A1: 32 surfaces

Q2: Didn’t the teacher say that the number of colors used to be different? Do you remember?
A2: It used to be one color

Q3: Oh yeah, I remember. I think she said that unlike now, soccer games were broadcast with …
A3: Black and white picture

10/18 (Exams)

Q1: Who conducted executions using this device?
A1: Charles-Henri Sanson

Q2: What is the reason that most people can not become a commercial fisherman of Nagarasawa?
A2: It’s a hereditary profession

10/19 (Exams)

Q1: What is the meaning of “robota,” the etymological root of “robot”
A1: Slave labor

Q2: Which of the following describes the density of the stars in outer space?
A2: 3 bees in all of Europe


Q: Now, tell me the total count for each column in this magic square.
A: 15


Q: From a psychological standpoint, what’s a key reason our memories can differ from reality?
A: Memory Bias



Q: Can you tell me the meaning of the word “wack” in Thieves’ Cant?
A: A share of stolen goods


Q: Clubs is a club, diamond is a gem, so what does a spade represent?
A: A sword


Q: Tell me how old you have to be to listen in on a trial?
A: Any age


Q: Do you know why it’s missing in the character for crow?
A: Crow eyes are hard to see


Q: I wonder. Do you know why voices sound so different over the phone?
A: Because the voice is synthetic.


Q: Tell me why that is? (Sun rising over Mt. Fuji)
A: Because of high altitude


Q: He was to be paraded through the city and punished in a very particular way. How was he punished? (Nezumi Kozo)
A: His head was put on display


Q: Do you know the name for this graph? Your hint is “snails” …
A: Cochleoid


12/20 (Exams)

Q1: Choose the graph which is named after the Chinese yoyo known as a diabolo.
A1: D

Q2: He was a really famous thief in the Edo period, right? How much money did he steal, in the end?
A2: Over one billion yen

Q3: As a result he was sentenced to …
A3: Having his head displayed

Q4: Criminals, especially famous criminals, were mostly parades around for …
A4: A performance

12/21 (Exams)

Q1: Which suit of cards represents the Holy Grail?
A1: Hearts

Q2: According to Japanese judicial law, what is possible for even an infant to do in court?
A2: Attend

12/22 (Exams)

Q1: What country refers to a person who controls politics behind the scenes as a “prime minister in black?”
A1: Japan

Q2: The Japanese word “dokyuu” translates to “massive.” What English word inspired the initial “do” in dokyuu?
A2: Dreadnought



Q1: What’s this phrase supposed to illustrate about the gods of Shinto?
A1: How numerous they are

Q2: What’s the phrase again? The one about how many gods there are in Shinto?
A2: The Eight Million Gods


Q: Where do you think the fictional land of “Ihatov” is modeled after?
A: Iwate


Q: What did the word awful originally mean?
A: Impressive


Q: Do you know what she’s stepping on?
A: A snake


Q1: What does that mean when describing a person? (Sweet)
A1: Kind-hearted

Q2: So what kind of connotation would “salty” have in that context?
A2: Negative

Q3: So with all of that in mind, “salty” probably means …
A3: Resentful


Q: How far did this study suggest personal happiness can spread?
A: To friends of friends of friends

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