Japan History Quiz #23

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

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Interactive Quiz

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