Japan History Quiz #25

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  1. Discovered in the 1990s, the Youaguni Monument dates back to what people?
    1. Jomon
    2. Edo
    3. Kofun
    4. Yayoi
  2. For how many years did Emperor Sujin rule?
    1. ~67
    2. ~56
    3. ~82
    4. ~75
  3. How many songs are in the Nihon shoki?
    1. 112
    2. 128
    3. 138
    4. 250
  4. In the Constitution of Japan, renunciation of war is included in which of the following Articles?
    1. Article 8
    2. Article 7
    3. Article 20
    4. Article 9
  5. In what year did Prime Minister Hatoyama assume the seat?
    1. 1952
    2. 1960
    3. 1950
    4. 1954
  6. In what year was the Order of the Sacred Treasure established?
    1. 1886
    2. 1875
    3. 1888
    4. 1919
  7. Ken Kutaragi invented what entrainment device?
    1. Gameboy
    2. Dreamcast
    3. Ipod
    4. Playstation
  8. Shinzo Abe became the first Prime Minister to address which nations Congress in 2015?
    1. USA
    2. France
    3. Canada
    4. UK
  9. The Edo Period lasted for roughly how many years?
    1. 750
    2. 250
    3. 450
    4. 950
  10. The Kamakura period began in what year?
    1. 985
    2. 1585
    3. 1385
    4. 1185
  11. The Theory of Matroids was invented by which Japanese inventor?
    1. Nagai Nagayoshi
    2. Tokushichi Mishima
    3. Takeo Nakasawa
    4. Shuji Nakamura
  12. What is the name of Akihito's older sister?
    1. Mori
    2. Yori
    3. Lori
    4. Sori
  13. When did Emperor Akihito ascend to the throne?
    1. 1950s
    2. 1980s
    3. 1960s
    4. 1970s
  14. When did the Noda Shoyu Company rename as Kikkoman?
    1. 1995
    2. 1990
    3. 1980
    4. 1985
  15. When was the Kyoto Agreement on climate change signed?
    1. 1987
    2. 1994
    3. 1991
    4. 1997
  16. Which emperor established the Order of the Sacred Treasure?
    1. Emperor Meiji
    2. Emperor Taisho
    3. Emperor Jimmu
    4. Emperor Showa
  17. Which of the following is the name of Japan's current empress?
    1. Empress Michiko
    2. Empress Gemmei
    3. Empress Go-Sakuramachi
    4. Empress Meisho
  18. Which of the following Yakuza syndicates is the largest?
    1. Yamaguchi-gumi
    2. Nakajima-regional
    3. Aizukotetsu-kai
    4. Inagawa-kai
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Sosuke Uno
    2. Nobur Takeshita
    3. Toshiki Kaifu
    4. Zenko Suzuki
  20. Who did Japan take on in the Battle of Lake Khasan?
    1. Denmark
    2. Finland
    3. Soviet Union
    4. Chine
  21. Whom served as Tanzan Ishibashi's Deputy Prime Minister?
    1. Ichiro Hatoyama
    2. Eisaku Sato
    3. Hayato Ikeda
    4. Nobusuke Kishi

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  1. Discovered in the 1990s, the Youaguni Monument dates back to what people?
    Jomon
  2. For how many years did Emperor Sujin rule?
    ~67
  3. How many songs are in the Nihon shoki?
    128
  4. In the Constitution of Japan, renunciation of war is included in which of the following Articles?
    Article 9
  5. In what year did Prime Minister Hatoyama assume the seat?
    1954
  6. In what year was the Order of the Sacred Treasure established?
    1888
  7. Ken Kutaragi invented what entrainment device?
    Playstation
  8. Shinzo Abe became the first Prime Minister to address which nations Congress in 2015?
    USA
  9. The Edo Period lasted for roughly how many years?
    250
  10. The Kamakura period began in what year?
    1185
  11. The Theory of Matroids was invented by which Japanese inventor?
    Takeo Nakasawa
  12. What is the name of Akihito's older sister?
    Yori
  13. When did Emperor Akihito ascend to the throne?
    1980s
  14. When did the Noda Shoyu Company rename as Kikkoman?
    1980
  15. When was the Kyoto Agreement on climate change signed?
    1997
  16. Which emperor established the Order of the Sacred Treasure?
    Emperor Meiji
  17. Which of the following is the name of Japan's current empress?
    Empress Michiko
  18. Which of the following Yakuza syndicates is the largest?
    Yamaguchi-gumi
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Zenko Suzuki
  20. Who did Japan take on in the Battle of Lake Khasan?
    Soviet Union
  21. Whom served as Tanzan Ishibashi's Deputy Prime Minister?
    Nobusuke Kishi