Japan History Quiz #13

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

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