Katana Parts Quiz


Have a go at naming the parts of the Katana in our quiz.
Naming the Katana parts is a requirement of the 2nd Dan grading.

Q1.Whats the handle or hilt of a katana called?

Kurigata
Tsuka
Habaki
Tsuka-Ito

Q2.Whats the scabbard called?

Saya
Shinogi-Ji
Sori
Sageo

Q3.Whats the cord called?

Yakiba
Habaki
Kissaki
Sageo

Q4.Whats the end pommel of the hilt called?

Menuki
Kashira
Mune
Tsuba

Q5.Whats the guard called?

Habaki
Tsuba
Kissaki
Mi

Q6.Whats the name of the ornament on the hilt called?

Tsuka
Yakiba
Mekugi
Menuki

Q7.Whats the blade called?

Mi
Hi
Ha
Sori

Q8.Whats the name of the retaining peg which holds the hilt on?

Kojiri
Menuki
Mekugi
Kashira

Q9.Whats the tip of the blade called?

Kurigata
Kissaki
Habaki
Yakiba

Q10.The blood groove which runs along the blade is called what?

Mi
Hi
Ha
Sori

Q11.Whats the name of the braid on the hilt?

Koi-Guchi
Tsuka-Ito
Shinogi-Ji
Saya

Q12.Whats the name of the cutting edge?

Mi
Hi
Ha
Sori