Japan History Quiz #11

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  1. Akira Kurosawa released which seminal film in 1985?
    1. Run
    2. Running
    3. Ran
    4. Run Over
  2. First published in the 1990s, which of the following is the current best selling manga?
    1. <i>Dragon Ball</i>
    2. <i>Naruto</i>
    3. <I>One Piece</I>
    4. <i>Case Closed</i>
  3. How many Chapters are there in the Meiji Constitution?
    1. Ten
    2. Eight
    3. 11
    4. Seven
  4. In 2007, Wen Jiabao became the first Prime Minister of where to address the Japanese Parliament?
    1. South Korea
    2. North Korea
    3. China
    4. France
  5. In what year did Emperor Suizei assume the throne?
    1. 392 B.
    2. 549 B.
    3. 660 B.
    4. 581 B.
  6. In what year was the Kojiki compiled?
    1. 710
    2. 712
    3. 720
    4. 750
  7. Japan formally entered World War II in what year?
    1. 1939
    2. 1937
    3. 1925
    4. 1941
  8. Prime Minister Ishibashi was unable to continue office for which reason?
    1. Heart attack
    2. Brain tumour
    3. Stroke
    4. Polio
  9. The Battle of Tsushima took place in which year?
    1. 1925
    2. 1935
    3. 1915
    4. 1905
  10. The Imperial Diet convened under which of the following?
    1. Meiji Constitution
    2. Constitution of Japan
    3. Treaty of Portsmouth
    4. Boxer Protocol
  11. The Second Sino-Japanese War merged into which war?
    1. World War II
    2. Russo-Japanese War
    3. Siberian Intervention
    4. World War I
  12. What colour circle is at the centre of the Japanese flag?
    1. Red
    2. White
    3. Yellow
    4. Blue
  13. What was the name of Emperor Jimmu's third son who later became emperor?
    1. Sujin
    2. Suinin
    3. Koan
    4. Suizei
  14. When did the Battle of Sekighara take place?
    1. 1900
    2. 1600
    3. 1800
    4. 1700
  15. When was the Democratic Party of Japan founded?
    1. 1992
    2. 2002
    3. 1998
    4. 2008
  16. Which clan were defeated in the Genepi War?
    1. Sisa
    2. Fiara
    3. Miara
    4. Tiara
  17. Which of the following companies produced the first pocket sized calculator?
    1. Sanyo
    2. Busicom
    3. Texas Instruments
    4. Sharp
  18. Which of the following was the first empress to rule Japan twice?
    1. Empress Gemmei
    2. Empress Jingu
    3. Empress Kogyoku
    4. Empress Jito
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Kujuro Shidehara
    2. Shigeru Yoshida
    3. Fumimaro Konoe
    4. Hideki Tojo
  20. Who acts as head of government in Japan?
    1. Prime Minister
    2. Emperor
    3. President
    4. Chief of Staff
  21. Who served as Emperor Ojin's regent?
    1. Empress Jingu
    2. Empress Jito
    3. Empress Gemmei
    4. Empress Saimei

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Akira Kurosawa released which seminal film in 1985?
    Ran
  2. First published in the 1990s, which of the following is the current best selling manga?
    <I>One Piece</I>
  3. How many Chapters are there in the Meiji Constitution?
    Seven
  4. In 2007, Wen Jiabao became the first Prime Minister of where to address the Japanese Parliament?
    China
  5. In what year did Emperor Suizei assume the throne?
    581 B.
  6. In what year was the Kojiki compiled?
    712
  7. Japan formally entered World War II in what year?
    1941
  8. Prime Minister Ishibashi was unable to continue office for which reason?
    Stroke
  9. The Battle of Tsushima took place in which year?
    1905
  10. The Imperial Diet convened under which of the following?
    Meiji Constitution
  11. The Second Sino-Japanese War merged into which war?
    World War II
  12. What colour circle is at the centre of the Japanese flag?
    Red
  13. What was the name of Emperor Jimmu's third son who later became emperor?
    Suizei
  14. When did the Battle of Sekighara take place?
    1600
  15. When was the Democratic Party of Japan founded?
    1998
  16. Which clan were defeated in the Genepi War?
    Tiara
  17. Which of the following companies produced the first pocket sized calculator?
    Busicom
  18. Which of the following was the first empress to rule Japan twice?
    Empress Kogyoku
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Fumimaro Konoe
  20. Who acts as head of government in Japan?
    Prime Minister
  21. Who served as Emperor Ojin's regent?
    Empress Jingu
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