Japan History Quiz #21

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  1. The stable period known as the Edo period ended roughly in which year?
    1. 1778
    2. 1664
    3. 1868
    4. 1233
  2. Who was victories at the famous Battle of Sekighara?
    1. Feyasu
    2. Ieyasu
    3. Leyasu
    4. Meyasu
  3. Who created the first cultured pearl?
    1. Kimiko Kasai
    2. Mikimoto Kokichi
    3. Akiko Kawarai
    4. Yasuki Hiramatsu
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Takeo Fukuda
    2. Eisaku Sato
    3. Kakuei Tanaka
    4. Takeo Miki
  5. Which of the following was the tenth emperor of Japan?
    1. Emperor Annei
    2. Emperor Meiji
    3. Emperor Suizei
    4. Emperor Sujin
  6. Which of the following is one of the three Imperial Regalia of Japan?
    1. Excalibur
    2. Muramasa
    3. Kusanagi no Tsurugi
    4. Honjo Masamune
  7. Which cooking appliance was invented by Mitsubishi in the late 1940s?
    1. Electric water pot
    2. Gas range
    3. Electric rice cooker
    4. Oven range
  8. When was the infamous Siege of Kamakura?
    1. 1222
    2. 1111
    3. 1333
    4. 999
  9. When did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbour?
    1. 1971
    2. 1951
    3. 1941
    4. 1961
  10. What was the personal name of Emperor Taisho?
    1. Mauro
    2. Asuka
    3. Yoshihito
    4. Hirohito
  11. What is the largest of the Izu islands?
    1. Poshima
    2. Moshima
    3. Doshima
    4. Oshima
  12. Chuhachi Ninomiya was best known for his inventions relating to what craft?
    1. Motrobikes
    2. Planes
    3. Helicopter
    4. Cars
  13. The jewel, Yasakani, is commonly associated with which virtue?
    1. Power
    2. Wisdom
    3. Courage
    4. Benevolence
  14. The currency of the Tokugawa shogunate was which of the following?
    1. Peso
    2. Ryo
    3. Won
    4. Yen
  15. Seikanron involved Japanese plans to invade where?
    1. France
    2. China
    3. USA
    4. Korea
  16. Katsumi Tamakoshi won which of the following world records in 2014?
    1. Fastest 100m moonwalk
    2. Fastest 100m runner on all fours
    3. Fastest runner in high heels
    4. World's fastest man
  17. In what year was the Hokkaido Ainu Association established?
    1. 1946
    2. 1970
    3. 1950
    4. 1948
  18. In what year did Japan win its first Olympic medal?
    1. 1968
    2. 1964
    3. 1928
    4. 1920
  19. In Japanese mythology, who was cast as Muramasa's rival swordsmith?
    1. Kunishige
    2. Chogi
    3. Masamune
    4. Kanemitsu
  20. How many of Japan's emperors are considered legendary?
    1. 15
    2. 22
    3. 11
    4. 14
  21. For how many years did Emperor Kosho rule?
    1. ~82
    2. ~90
    3. ~38
    4. ~75

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  1. The stable period known as the Edo period ended roughly in which year?
    1868
  2. Who was victories at the famous Battle of Sekighara?
    Ieyasu
  3. Who created the first cultured pearl?
    Mikimoto Kokichi
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Eisaku Sato
  5. Which of the following was the tenth emperor of Japan?
    Emperor Sujin
  6. Which of the following is one of the three Imperial Regalia of Japan?
    Kusanagi no Tsurugi
  7. Which cooking appliance was invented by Mitsubishi in the late 1940s?
    Electric rice cooker
  8. When was the infamous Siege of Kamakura?
    1333
  9. When did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbour?
    1941
  10. What was the personal name of Emperor Taisho?
    Yoshihito
  11. What is the largest of the Izu islands?
    Oshima
  12. Chuhachi Ninomiya was best known for his inventions relating to what craft?
    Planes
  13. The jewel, Yasakani, is commonly associated with which virtue?
    Benevolence
  14. The currency of the Tokugawa shogunate was which of the following?
    Ryo
  15. Seikanron involved Japanese plans to invade where?
    Korea
  16. Katsumi Tamakoshi won which of the following world records in 2014?
    Fastest 100m runner on all fours
  17. In what year was the Hokkaido Ainu Association established?
    1946
  18. In what year did Japan win its first Olympic medal?
    1920
  19. In Japanese mythology, who was cast as Muramasa's rival swordsmith?
    Masamune
  20. How many of Japan's emperors are considered legendary?
    15
  21. For how many years did Emperor Kosho rule?
    ~82
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