Japan History Quiz #19

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  1. Chapter X of the Constitution of Japan has how many Articles?
    1. Four
    2. One
    3. 31
    4. Three
  2. For how many years did Emperor Kogen rule?
    1. ~82
    2. ~56
    3. ~101
    4. ~75
  3. How many months did the Ruso-Japanese war of 1940 last for?
    1. 24
    2. 4
    3. 19
    4. 13
  4. In Japanese mythology, the sword Kusanagi was taken from the body of which monster?
    1. Orchid
    2. Kekkai
    3. Tsuchigumo
    4. Kamaitachi
  5. In what year did Japan sign the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security with the United States?
    1. 1960
    2. 1962
    3. 1980
    4. 1970
  6. In what year was the first pocket calculator marketed by Busicom?
    1. 1974
    2. 1968
    3. 1970
    4. 1971
  7. Juzo Itami was behind what major 1983 film release?
    1. The Warlord
    2. The Death
    3. The Funeral
    4. The Solider
  8. Ryoichi Yazu invented the first mechanical what?
    1. Calculator
    2. Computer
    3. Motorbike
    4. Pen
  9. The craze of Chindogu was invented by whom?
    1. Kazuo Hashimoto
    2. Kenji Kawakami
    3. Mamoru Imura
    4. Kikuane Ikeda
  10. The Japanese invented the Pocket Calculator in which year?
    1. 2000
    2. 1940
    3. 1870
    4. 1970
  11. The signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth formally ended which war?
    1. Siberian Intervention
    2. Russo-Japanese War
    3. World War I
    4. Second Sino-Japanese War
  12. What is the Battle of Sekigahara widely considered to be the unofficial beginning of?
    1. Kenmu Restoration
    2. Tokugawa bakufu
    3. Lost Decade
    4. Meiji Restoration
  13. What was the name of the puppet state that was established during the Japanese invasion of Manchuria?
    1. Linjiang
    2. Manchukuo
    3. Jilin
    4. Changchun
  14. When did the Hogen Rebellion occur?
    1. 1956
    2. 1256
    3. 1156
    4. 1756
  15. When was the Goseibai Shikimoku code accepted?
    1. 1532
    2. 1832
    3. 1232
    4. 532
  16. Which controversial bill was passed in 1992?
    1. DKO
    2. MKO
    3. RKO
    4. PKO
  17. Which of the following is NOT a period of Japan?
    1. Meiji
    2. Heian
    3. Nara
    4. Naru
  18. Which of the following was the seventh emperor of Japan?
    1. Emperor Meiji
    2. Emperor Suizei
    3. Emperor Korei
    4. Emperor Jimmu
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Eisaku Sato
    2. Hayato Ikeda
    3. Kakuei Tanaka
    4. Nobusuke Kishi
  20. Who composed the music for the Japanese National Anthem?
    1. Jules Egbert
    2. Marx Englebert
    3. Franz Eckert
    4. Julian Frothting
  21. Who was the spouse of Empress Suiko?
    1. Lidatsu
    2. Fidatsu
    3. Midatsu
    4. Bidatsu

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  1. Chapter X of the Constitution of Japan has how many Articles?
    Three
  2. For how many years did Emperor Kogen rule?
    ~56
  3. How many months did the Ruso-Japanese war of 1940 last for?
    19
  4. In Japanese mythology, the sword Kusanagi was taken from the body of which monster?
    Orchid
  5. In what year did Japan sign the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security with the United States?
    1960
  6. In what year was the first pocket calculator marketed by Busicom?
    1971
  7. Juzo Itami was behind what major 1983 film release?
    The Funeral
  8. Ryoichi Yazu invented the first mechanical what?
    Calculator
  9. The craze of Chindogu was invented by whom?
    Kenji Kawakami
  10. The Japanese invented the Pocket Calculator in which year?
    1970
  11. The signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth formally ended which war?
    Russo-Japanese War
  12. What is the Battle of Sekigahara widely considered to be the unofficial beginning of?
    Tokugawa bakufu
  13. What was the name of the puppet state that was established during the Japanese invasion of Manchuria?
    Manchukuo
  14. When did the Hogen Rebellion occur?
    1156
  15. When was the Goseibai Shikimoku code accepted?
    1232
  16. Which controversial bill was passed in 1992?
    PKO
  17. Which of the following is NOT a period of Japan?
    Naru
  18. Which of the following was the seventh emperor of Japan?
    Emperor Korei
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Nobusuke Kishi
  20. Who composed the music for the Japanese National Anthem?
    Franz Eckert
  21. Who was the spouse of Empress Suiko?
    Bidatsu