Japan History Quiz #20

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  1. Chokuto are types of what ancient Japanese weapon?
    1. Shooting Stars
    2. Swords
    3. Bows
    4. Shields
  2. For how many years did Emperor Korei rule?
    1. ~82
    2. ~101
    3. ~75
    4. ~60
  3. How many numbered legendary emperors ruled over Japan?
    1. 22
    2. 10
    3. 14
    4. 15
  4. In Japanese mythology, who was cast as Masamune's rival swordsmith?
    1. Kunishige
    2. Kanemitsu
    3. Muramasa
    4. Chogi
  5. In what year did Japan win its first Olympic gold medal?
    1. 1968
    2. 1928
    3. 1920
    4. 1964
  6. In what year was the Hokkaido Aborigine Protection Act passed?
    1. 1961
    2. 1869
    3. 1899
    4. 1948
  7. Kataro Honda invented what kind of steel?
    1. MS
    2. GS
    3. KS
    4. TS
  8. Sadanori Yamanaka was given what nickname in 1989?
    1. Mr Consumption Tax
    2. Mr Income Tax
    3. My Joy Tax
    4. Mr Fast Tax
  9. The crushing of which rebellion cemented the power of the Yamato Province?
    1. Sawai
    2. Mawai
    3. Iwai
    4. Dawai
  10. The Japanese probe Sakigake felw close to where in 1985?
    1. Neptune
    2. The Sun
    3. The Moon
    4. Halley's Comet
  11. The Soga clan installed which Princess of the throne in 593?
    1. Suiko
    2. Dukio
    3. Lukio
    4. Muiko
  12. What is the general term given to the economic politics of Shinzo Abe?
    1. Econsabenics
    2. Shinenomics
    3. Abenomics
    4. Econshinics
  13. What was the name of the woman married to Crown Prince Naruhito in 1993?
    1. Fasako
    2. Tasako
    3. Masako
    4. Lasako
  14. When did the Incident of Honno-Ji occur?
    1. 1682
    2. 1782
    3. 1482
    4. 1582
  15. When was the Great Buddha of Nara completed?
    1. 752
    2. 152
    3. 1052
    4. 1252
  16. Which controversial rocket programme was began in 1986?
    1. G2
    2. D4
    3. H2
    4. T5
  17. Which of the following is NOT one of the Three Great Spears of Japan?
    1. Tonbogiri
    2. Otegine
    3. Longinus
    4. Nihongo
  18. Which of the following was the sixth emperor of Japan?
    1. Emperor Annei
    2. Emperor Sujin
    3. Emperor Koan
    4. Emperor Kogen
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Takeo Miki
    2. Kakuei Tanaka
    3. Eisaku Sato
    4. Hayato Ikeda
  20. Who created Japan's first electrical telegraph?
    1. Tohru Kino
    2. Takayuki Ohira
    3. Sakuma Shozan
    4. Shintaro Uda
  21. Who was the world's first surgeon to place his patients under general anaesthesia for major surgery?
    1. Seishu Hanaoka
    2. Genpaku Sugita
    3. Ishii Shiro
    4. Crawford Williamson Long

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  1. Chokuto are types of what ancient Japanese weapon?
    Swords
  2. For how many years did Emperor Korei rule?
    ~75
  3. How many numbered legendary emperors ruled over Japan?
    14
  4. In Japanese mythology, who was cast as Masamune's rival swordsmith?
    Muramasa
  5. In what year did Japan win its first Olympic gold medal?
    1928
  6. In what year was the Hokkaido Aborigine Protection Act passed?
    1899
  7. Kataro Honda invented what kind of steel?
    KS
  8. Sadanori Yamanaka was given what nickname in 1989?
    Mr Consumption Tax
  9. The crushing of which rebellion cemented the power of the Yamato Province?
    Iwai
  10. The Japanese probe Sakigake felw close to where in 1985?
    Halley's Comet
  11. The Soga clan installed which Princess of the throne in 593?
    Suiko
  12. What is the general term given to the economic politics of Shinzo Abe?
    Abenomics
  13. What was the name of the woman married to Crown Prince Naruhito in 1993?
    Masako
  14. When did the Incident of Honno-Ji occur?
    1582
  15. When was the Great Buddha of Nara completed?
    752
  16. Which controversial rocket programme was began in 1986?
    H2
  17. Which of the following is NOT one of the Three Great Spears of Japan?
    Longinus
  18. Which of the following was the sixth emperor of Japan?
    Emperor Koan
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Hayato Ikeda
  20. Who created Japan's first electrical telegraph?
    Sakuma Shozan
  21. Who was the world's first surgeon to place his patients under general anaesthesia for major surgery?
    Seishu Hanaoka
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