Japan History Quiz #17

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  1. The siege of Kamakura that marked the end of the power of the Hojo clan took place in what year?
    1. 1331
    2. 1333
    3. 1419
    4. 1477
  2. Who was the last Tokugawa shogun?
    1. Tokugawa Ieyasu
    2. Tokugawa Ieyoshi
    3. Tokugawa Yoshinobu
    4. Tokugawa Yoshimune
  3. Who called an election in 2009 after a heavy defeat?
    1. Taro Aso
    2. Maro Faso
    3. Daro Naso
    4. Saro Laso
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Tanzan Ishibashi
    2. Nobusuke Kishi
    3. Ichiro Hatoyama
    4. Hayato Ikeda
  5. Which of the following was the ninth emperor of Japan?
    1. Emperor Sujin
    2. Empress Jingu
    3. Emperor Jimmu
    4. Emperor Kaika
  6. Which of the following games was introduced to Japan in the 1980s?
    1. Sudoku
    2. Monopoly
    3. Futoshiki
    4. Shogi
  7. Which company was et up by Masayoshi Son in 1981?
    1. Stuffbank
    2. Toughbank
    3. Softbank
    4. Hardbank
  8. When was the fukushima disaster?
    1. 2006
    2. 2009
    3. 2011
    4. 2013
  9. When did the Genko War begin?
    1. 1331
    2. 1551
    3. 1441
    4. 1221
  10. What was the name of the Japanese Foreign Minister who signed the Treaty of Portsmouth?
    1. Lima Sutaro
    2. Kima Butaro
    3. Komura Jutaro
    4. Henri Diutaro
  11. What is another name for the Peking Protocol?
    1. Boxer Protocol
    2. Boxer Rebellion
    3. Yihetuan Protocol
    4. Peking Rebellion
  12. By what other name is the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty known as?
    1. Treaty of Taipei
    2. Boxer Protocol
    3. Treaty of Portsmouth
    4. Tanggu Truce
  13. The Japan Post privatisation bill encouraged the formation of which party?
    1. Democratic Party of Japan
    2. Peoples New Party
    3. Social Democratic Party
    4. New Party Nippon
  14. The Constitution of the Empire of Japan is also known by what name?
    1. Constitution of Japan
    2. Boxer Protocol
    3. Meiji Constitution
    4. Meiji Restoration
  15. Roughly when did the Jomon period end?
    1. 900BC
    2. 600BC
    3. 300BC
    4. 1200BC
  16. Japan's national flag was first adopted in what year?
    1. 1870
    2. 1914
    3. 1875
    4. 1999
  17. In what year was the first Blu-ray disc player launched in Japan?
    1. 2002
    2. 2010
    3. 2006
    4. 2003
  18. In what year did Japan first host the Olympic games?
    1. 2012
    2. 1998
    3. 1964
    4. 1972
  19. In 2013 Shinzo Abe received an honorary doctorate from Rangist University in which nation?
    1. France
    2. Fiji
    3. Thailand
    4. Russia
  20. How many members make up the House of Councillors?
    1. 542
    2. 242
    3. 342
    4. 442
  21. For how many years did Emperor Koan rule?
    1. ~101
    2. ~75
    3. ~38
    4. ~90

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Interactive Quiz

  1. The siege of Kamakura that marked the end of the power of the Hojo clan took place in what year?
    1333
  2. Who was the last Tokugawa shogun?
    Tokugawa Yoshinobu
  3. Who called an election in 2009 after a heavy defeat?
    Taro Aso
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Ichiro Hatoyama
  5. Which of the following was the ninth emperor of Japan?
    Emperor Kaika
  6. Which of the following games was introduced to Japan in the 1980s?
    Sudoku
  7. Which company was et up by Masayoshi Son in 1981?
    Softbank
  8. When was the fukushima disaster?
    2011
  9. When did the Genko War begin?
    1331
  10. What was the name of the Japanese Foreign Minister who signed the Treaty of Portsmouth?
    Komura Jutaro
  11. What is another name for the Peking Protocol?
    Boxer Protocol
  12. By what other name is the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty known as?
    Treaty of Taipei
  13. The Japan Post privatisation bill encouraged the formation of which party?
    Peoples New Party
  14. The Constitution of the Empire of Japan is also known by what name?
    Meiji Constitution
  15. Roughly when did the Jomon period end?
    300BC
  16. Japan's national flag was first adopted in what year?
    1870
  17. In what year was the first Blu-ray disc player launched in Japan?
    2003
  18. In what year did Japan first host the Olympic games?
    1964
  19. In 2013 Shinzo Abe received an honorary doctorate from Rangist University in which nation?
    Thailand
  20. How many members make up the House of Councillors?
    242
  21. For how many years did Emperor Koan rule?
    ~101
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