Japan History Quiz #23

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  1. The Tale of Genji was written in what year?
    1. 1228
    2. 998
    3. 1008
    4. 798
  2. Who won a Nobel prize for his efforts in ending the Ruso Japanese War?
    1. Abraham Lincoln
    2. Shinzo Abe
    3. Teddy Roosevelt
    4. Winston Churchill
  3. Who defeated Japan at the Battle of Midway?
    1. France
    2. Israel
    3. UK
    4. USA
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Zenko Suzuki
    2. Takeo Miki
    3. Takeo Fukuda
    4. Nobur Takeshita
  5. Which of the following was the thirteenth emperor of Japan?
    1. Emperor Seimu
    2. Emperor Keiko
    3. Emperor Koan
    4. Emperor Chuai
  6. Which of the following is one of the three Imperial Regalia of Japan?
    1. Koma-inu
    2. Yasakani no Magatama
    3. Mabaroshi no Ginzuishou
    4. Shikon no Tama
  7. Which deadly cult made major news in 1986?
    1. Friends of Lies
    2. Friends of Joy
    3. Friends of Pain
    4. Friend of Truth
  8. When was the Japanese Myriad Year Clock invented?
    1. 1951
    2. 1651
    3. 1851
    4. 1751
  9. When did the last contingent of Japanese troops leave Iraq?
    1. 2015
    2. 2009
    3. 2006
    4. 2012
  10. When did Crown Prince Akihito become Japanese Emperor?
    1. 1992
    2. 1989
    3. 1996
    4. 1991
  11. What is the minimum voting age in Japan?
    1. 20 years old
    2. 16 years old
    3. 25 years old
    4. 18 years old
  12. Daisuke Inoue invented what which you may find in a pub?
    1. Beer
    2. Fruit Machine
    3. Karaoke Machine
    4. Vodka
  13. The Kaifuso was completed in the 8th century. It is a collection of what?
    1. Poems
    2. Kings
    3. Songs
    4. Names
  14. The Diamyo System was established in which decade?
    1. 1660s
    2. 1440s
    3. 1550s
    4. 1330s
  15. Shigeo Hirose is a key inventor in what field?
    1. Medicines
    2. Video Games
    3. Pottery
    4. Robotics
  16. Keiko Arimoto famously defected to which country in 1983?
    1. USA
    2. Nepal
    3. North Korea
    4. South Korea
  17. In what year was the Kotegiri Masamune presented as a gift to Emperor Meiji?
    1. 1900
    2. 1884
    3. 1615
    4. 1882
  18. In what year did Japan's isolation period end?
    1. 1915
    2. 1938
    3. 1853
    4. 1941
  19. In Kofun culture, what animal was a Haniwa?
    1. Eagle
    2. Sheep
    3. Horse
    4. Bird
  20. How many ships did the Japanese sink at Pearl Harbour?
    1. 12
    2. 44
    3. 31
    4. 21
  21. For how many years did Emperor Suinin rule?
    1. ~56
    2. ~75
    3. ~101
    4. ~99

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  1. The Tale of Genji was written in what year?
    1008
  2. Who won a Nobel prize for his efforts in ending the Ruso Japanese War?
    Teddy Roosevelt
  3. Who defeated Japan at the Battle of Midway?
    USA
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Takeo Miki
  5. Which of the following was the thirteenth emperor of Japan?
    Emperor Seimu
  6. Which of the following is one of the three Imperial Regalia of Japan?
    Yasakani no Magatama
  7. Which deadly cult made major news in 1986?
    Friend of Truth
  8. When was the Japanese Myriad Year Clock invented?
    1851
  9. When did the last contingent of Japanese troops leave Iraq?
    2006
  10. When did Crown Prince Akihito become Japanese Emperor?
    1989
  11. What is the minimum voting age in Japan?
    20 years old
  12. Daisuke Inoue invented what which you may find in a pub?
    Karaoke Machine
  13. The Kaifuso was completed in the 8th century. It is a collection of what?
    Poems
  14. The Diamyo System was established in which decade?
    1330s
  15. Shigeo Hirose is a key inventor in what field?
    Robotics
  16. Keiko Arimoto famously defected to which country in 1983?
    North Korea
  17. In what year was the Kotegiri Masamune presented as a gift to Emperor Meiji?
    1882
  18. In what year did Japan's isolation period end?
    1853
  19. In Kofun culture, what animal was a Haniwa?
    Horse
  20. How many ships did the Japanese sink at Pearl Harbour?
    12
  21. For how many years did Emperor Suinin rule?
    ~99
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