Japan History Quiz #41

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  1. Emperor Kaika was the son of which emperor?
    1. Emperor Kosho
    2. Emperor Kogen
    3. Emperor Suizei
    4. Emperor Koan
  2. How is Mathew Perrys arrival in 1853 in Japan better known?
    1. Arrival of the White Ships
    2. Arrival of the Blue Ships
    3. Arrival of the Black Ships
    4. Arrival of the Green Ships
  3. In 1958, Momofuku Ando invented which of the following convenience foods?
    1. Instant noodle
    2. Frozen Pizza
    3. Dried Seaweed
    4. Mochi
  4. In what year did Emperor Koan assume the throne?
    1. 392 B.
    2. 291 B.
    3. 660 B.
    4. 475 B.
  5. In what year did the Seven Year War end in Korea?
    1. 1590
    2. 1588
    3. 1592
    4. 1598
  6. In which country did the Lugouqiao Incident happen?
    1. Taiwan
    2. South Korea
    3. China
    4. Japan
  7. Naoto Kan stepped down as Prime Minister in which year?
    1. 2007
    2. 2013
    3. 2011
    4. 2008
  8. The 1988 Recruit Scandal affected which party?
    1. LDP
    2. Conservatives
    3. Socials
    4. Labour
  9. The first railway in Japan was built in what year?
    1. 1987
    2. 1906
    3. 1872
    4. 1849
  10. The name of the second class of Edo citizens was what?
    1. Mudai
    2. Fudai
    3. Ludai
    4. Sudai
  11. To stem the Showa crisis the Prime Minister issued a bank holiday that laste dhow many weeks?
    1. 7
    2. 3
    3. 55
    4. 10
  12. What reforms formed a key part of the Asuka period?
    1. Maika
    2. Taika
    3. Saika
    4. Laika
  13. When did Junichiro Koizumu become Prime minister?
    1. 2001
    2. 2014
    3. 2009
    4. 2004
  14. When was Takako Doi elected as the first female leader of a Political Party in Japan?
    1. 1996
    2. 1986
    3. 1992
    4. 1989
  15. When were the anti-mob Yazuka laws passed in Japan?
    1. 1992
    2. 1998
    3. 1999
    4. 1988
  16. Which inventor was awarded the Ig Nobel Peace Prize in 2004?
    1. Toshio Iue
    2. Konosuke Matsushita
    3. Kenji Kawakami
    4. Daisuke Inoue
  17. Which of the following religions originates from Japan?
    1. Shinto
    2. Buddhism
    3. Hinduism
    4. Christianity
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Tanak Giichi
    2. Inukai Tsyoshi
    3. Oscachi Hamaguchi
    4. Wakatsuki Reijiro
  19. Which Russian rule initially refused the Treaty of Portsmouth?
    1. Catherine the Great
    2. Tsar Nicholas II
    3. Lenin
    4. Tsar Alexander IV
  20. Who is considered the "Father of Japanese Microelectronics"?
    1. Jun-ichi Nishizawa
    2. Shuji Nakamura
    3. Nagai Nagayoshi
    4. Takeo Nakasawa

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Emperor Kaika was the son of which emperor?
    Emperor Kogen
  2. How is Mathew Perrys arrival in 1853 in Japan better known?
    Arrival of the Black Ships
  3. In 1958, Momofuku Ando invented which of the following convenience foods?
    Instant noodle
  4. In what year did Emperor Koan assume the throne?
    392 B.
  5. In what year did the Seven Year War end in Korea?
    1598
  6. In which country did the Lugouqiao Incident happen?
    China
  7. Naoto Kan stepped down as Prime Minister in which year?
    2011
  8. The 1988 Recruit Scandal affected which party?
    LDP
  9. The first railway in Japan was built in what year?
    1872
  10. The name of the second class of Edo citizens was what?
    Fudai
  11. To stem the Showa crisis the Prime Minister issued a bank holiday that laste dhow many weeks?
    3
  12. What reforms formed a key part of the Asuka period?
    Taika
  13. When did Junichiro Koizumu become Prime minister?
    2001
  14. When was Takako Doi elected as the first female leader of a Political Party in Japan?
    1986
  15. When were the anti-mob Yazuka laws passed in Japan?
    1992
  16. Which inventor was awarded the Ig Nobel Peace Prize in 2004?
    Daisuke Inoue
  17. Which of the following religions originates from Japan?
    Shinto
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Wakatsuki Reijiro
  19. Which Russian rule initially refused the Treaty of Portsmouth?
    Tsar Nicholas II
  20. Who is considered the "Father of Japanese Microelectronics"?
    Jun-ichi Nishizawa