Japan History Quiz #21

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

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