Japan History Quiz #15

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  1. Buddhism became the national religion of Japan in which Century?
    1. 9th
    2. 11th
    3. 8th
    4. 7th
  2. For how many years did Emperor Kaika rule?
    1. ~82
    2. ~56
    3. ~75
    4. ~59
  3. How many Japanese military and political leaders were charged with Class A war Crimes for WW2?
    1. 2800
    2. 28
    3. 280
    4. 28000
  4. In 2012 how many of the 480 lower house seats did the LDP win?
    1. 428
    2. 223
    3. 479
    4. 328
  5. In what year did Honda become Japan's number one motorcycle producer?
    1. 1950
    2. 1947
    3. 1955
    4. 2000
  6. In what year was the Constitution of the Empire of Japan enacted?
    1. 1951
    2. 1947
    3. 1892
    4. 1890
  7. Japan's first private railway was called which of the following?
    1. Iyo Railway
    2. Tokyo Monorail
    3. Nippon Railway
    4. Nippon Train
  8. Prince Narihuito and Princess Masako gave birth to their first child in what year?
    1. 2005
    2. 2009
    3. 2001
    4. 2014
  9. The clash between the Nisso Maru and USSS Washington occurred in which year?
    1. 1980
    2. 1995
    3. 1991
    4. 1999
  10. The Iwai Rebellion occurred in which province?
    1. Kobe
    2. Fujiwara
    3. Tsukushi
    4. Tokyo
  11. The Shinsengumi was active until which year?
    1. 1864
    2. 1869
    3. 1890
    4. 1870
  12. What does the term "Jomon" as in the "Jomon period" literally mean?
    1. Stain Marked
    2. Shelf Marked
    3. Cord Marked
    4. Ear Marked
  13. What was the name of the first balloon to cross the Pacific, a feat achieved in 1981?
    1. Double Bird V
    2. Double Crow V
    3. Double Nest V
    4. Doube Eagle V
  14. When did the first Europeans arrive in Japan?
    1. 1543
    2. 1743
    3. 1331
    4. 2001
  15. When was the first recorded victim of death of robot within a factory environment?
    1. 1988
    2. 1981
    3. 1999
    4. 1994
  16. Which company manufactured the fighter plane popularly called the "Zero" in World War II?
    1. Hitachi
    2. Mitsubishi
    3. Kenwood
    4. Honda
  17. Which of the following emperors was the third son of Emperor Jimmu?
    1. Emperor Sushun
    2. Emperor Ōjin
    3. Emperor Suizei
    4. Emperor Shomu
  18. Which of the following was the last non-LDP Prime Minister?
    1. Hitoshi Ashida
    2. Nobosuke Kishi
    3. Tanzan Ishibashi
    4. Shigeru Yoshida
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Tanzan Ishibashi
    2. Ichiro Hatoyama
    3. Hitoshi Ashida
    4. Tetsu Katayama
  20. Who built Enryaku Ji?
    1. Saicho
    2. Maicho
    3. Saicho
    4. Laciho
  21. Who was elected Japanese PM in 1989?
    1. Toshiki Kaifu
    2. Moskihki Maifu
    3. Doshiki Laifu
    4. Lokishi Faifu

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  1. Buddhism became the national religion of Japan in which Century?
    8th
  2. For how many years did Emperor Kaika rule?
    ~59
  3. How many Japanese military and political leaders were charged with Class A war Crimes for WW2?
    28
  4. In 2012 how many of the 480 lower house seats did the LDP win?
    328
  5. In what year did Honda become Japan's number one motorcycle producer?
    1955
  6. In what year was the Constitution of the Empire of Japan enacted?
    1890
  7. Japan's first private railway was called which of the following?
    Nippon Railway
  8. Prince Narihuito and Princess Masako gave birth to their first child in what year?
    2001
  9. The clash between the Nisso Maru and USSS Washington occurred in which year?
    1980
  10. The Iwai Rebellion occurred in which province?
    Tsukushi
  11. The Shinsengumi was active until which year?
    1869
  12. What does the term "Jomon" as in the "Jomon period" literally mean?
    Cord Marked
  13. What was the name of the first balloon to cross the Pacific, a feat achieved in 1981?
    Doube Eagle V
  14. When did the first Europeans arrive in Japan?
    1543
  15. When was the first recorded victim of death of robot within a factory environment?
    1981
  16. Which company manufactured the fighter plane popularly called the "Zero" in World War II?
    Mitsubishi
  17. Which of the following emperors was the third son of Emperor Jimmu?
    Emperor Suizei
  18. Which of the following was the last non-LDP Prime Minister?
    Shigeru Yoshida
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Tetsu Katayama
  20. Who built Enryaku Ji?
    Saicho
  21. Who was elected Japanese PM in 1989?
    Toshiki Kaifu