Japan History Quiz #13

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  1. Banri Kaieda led which party in the 2014 General Election?
    1. Peoples New Party
    2. New Party Nippon
    3. Social Democratic Party
    4. Democratic Party of Japan
  2. For how many years did Emperor Annei rule?
    1. ~32
    2. ~21
    3. ~38
    4. ~75
  3. How many executives were charged, in 2014, for the Fukushima disaster?
    1. 9
    2. 6
    3. 12
    4. 3
  4. In 2011, where was Japan ranked on a list of the worlds largest economies?
    1. 5th
    2. 3rd
    3. 7th
  5. In what year did Emperor Sujin assume the throne?
    1. 30 B.
    2. 97 B.
    3. 157 B.
    4. 290 B.
  6. In what year was the Ainu language first banned in Japan?
    1. 1865
    2. 1899
    3. 1869
    4. 1901
  7. Japan passed its first equal employment legislation in which year?
    1. 1999
    2. 1986
    3. 1996
    4. 1991
  8. Prime Minister Yohsiro Mori represented which party in 2000?
    1. Liberal
    2. Conservatives
    3. Socliasts
    4. Communists
  9. The city of Kyoto was ofmerly known as which of the following?
    1. Sekigahara
    2. Heian-kyo
    3. Osaka
    4. Yodo
  10. The instant noodle was developed in Japan during which decade?
    1. 1970s
    2. 1980s
    3. 1950s
    4. 1960s
  11. The Senkaku Islands dispute has tainted relations with which natoon during the 20th Century?
    1. UK
    2. China
    3. India
    4. Russia
  12. What decade resulted in the Showa financial crisis?
    1. 1920s
    2. 1940s
    3. 1950s
    4. 1930s
  13. What was the name of the 1852 incident involving the attack of 4 British subjects?
    1. Bamaguya Incident
    2. Yamaygua Incident
    3. Namaugi Incident
    4. Samaguchi Incident
  14. When did the Edo period roughly being?
    1. 1603
    2. 1903
    3. 1803
    4. 1703
  15. When was the first fully fledged Defence ministry since WW2 created?
    1. 2006
    2. 2014
    3. 2003
    4. 2009
  16. Which company developed the first digital audio tape recorder?
    1. Kenwood
    2. Panasonic
    3. Sony
    4. NHK
  17. Which of the following emperors tried to overthrow shogunal rule?
    1. Emperor Go-Uda
    2. Emperor Jimmu
    3. Emperor Go-Daigo
    4. Emperor Go-Nara
  18. Which of the following was the first Prime Minister of the Showa period?
    1. Osachi Hamaguchi
    2. Inukai Tsuyoshi
    3. Tanaka Glichi
    4. Keisuke Okada
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Shigeru Yoshida
    2. Kujuro Shidehara
    3. Tetsu Katayama
    4. Hitoshi Ashida
  20. Who became the first female leader of a political party in Japan?
    1. Jakako Moi
    2. Fakako Loi
    3. Sakaka Loi
    4. Takako Doi
  21. Who threatened a declaration of war on Japan in 2004 over the capture of prisoners?
    1. North Korea
    2. India
    3. South Korea
    4. China

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Banri Kaieda led which party in the 2014 General Election?
    Democratic Party of Japan
  2. For how many years did Emperor Annei rule?
    ~38
  3. How many executives were charged, in 2014, for the Fukushima disaster?
    3
  4. In 2011, where was Japan ranked on a list of the worlds largest economies?
    3rd
  5. In what year did Emperor Sujin assume the throne?
    97 B.
  6. In what year was the Ainu language first banned in Japan?
    1869
  7. Japan passed its first equal employment legislation in which year?
    1986
  8. Prime Minister Yohsiro Mori represented which party in 2000?
    Liberal
  9. The city of Kyoto was ofmerly known as which of the following?
    Heian-kyo
  10. The instant noodle was developed in Japan during which decade?
    1950s
  11. The Senkaku Islands dispute has tainted relations with which natoon during the 20th Century?
    China
  12. What decade resulted in the Showa financial crisis?
    1920s
  13. What was the name of the 1852 incident involving the attack of 4 British subjects?
    Namaugi Incident
  14. When did the Edo period roughly being?
    1603
  15. When was the first fully fledged Defence ministry since WW2 created?
    2006
  16. Which company developed the first digital audio tape recorder?
    NHK
  17. Which of the following emperors tried to overthrow shogunal rule?
    Emperor Go-Daigo
  18. Which of the following was the first Prime Minister of the Showa period?
    Tanaka Glichi
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Kujuro Shidehara
  20. Who became the first female leader of a political party in Japan?
    Takako Doi
  21. Who threatened a declaration of war on Japan in 2004 over the capture of prisoners?
    North Korea