Japan History Quiz #26

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  1. Dodonpa was the second amusement park ride to utilize the power of which technology?
    1. Compressed air
    2. Lift hills
    3. Launch tracks
    4. Stadium seating
  2. For how many years did Japan's first empress rule?
    1. 12
    2. 29
    3. 34
    4. 68
  3. How many times has the Daibutsuden been rebuilt after fire?
    1. Five times
    2. Never
    3. Four times
    4. Two times
  4. In the Constitution of Japan, which Article guarantees freedom of religion?
    1. Article 25
    2. Article 22
    3. Article 19
    4. Article 20
  5. In what year did Sakuma Shozan invent Japan's first electrical telegraph?
    1. 1835
    2. 1849
    3. 1837
    4. 1854
  6. In what year was the Peking Protocol signed?
    1. 1910
    2. 1950
    3. 1901
    4. 1902
  7. Kenichi Ito won which of the following world records in 2013?
    1. World's fastest man
    2. Fastest runner in high heels
    3. Fastest 100m moonwalk
    4. Fastest 100m runner on all fours
  8. Shinzo Abe called a snap election in December 2014. Who won?
    1. DDP
    2. SDP
    3. LDP
    4. MDP
  9. The end of the Tokugawa era marked the beginning of which era?
    1. Heian
    2. Taisho
    3. Meiji
    4. Edo
  10. The Kemmu Restoration period began when?
    1. 1777
    2. 1555
    3. 1333
    4. 1111
  11. The Tiara Clan ruled in what century?
    1. 12th
    2. 5th
    3. 11th
    4. 9th
  12. What is the name of the Japanese Space Exploration Agency?
    1. JISA
    2. JAFA
    3. JASA
    4. JAXA
  13. When did Emperor Hirohito begin his reign?
    1. 1936
    2. 1956
    3. 1926
    4. 1946
  14. When did the Onin War break out?
    1. 1267
    2. 1467
    3. 967
    4. 1867
  15. When was the Kyoto Prize first awarded?
    1. 1984
    2. 1992
    3. 1989
    4. 1998
  16. Which Emperor initiated the Genko War?
    1. Go-Diago
    2. Mo-Fiago
    3. Do-Giago
    4. Slo-Wiago
  17. Which of the following is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan?
    1. <i>Nihongi<i>
    2. <i>Sanbo Ekotoba<i>
    3. <i>Man'yoshū<i>
    4. <i>Kojiki<i>
  18. Which of the Masamune swords did Emperor Meiji receive as a gift?
    1. Hocho Masamune
    2. Fudo Masamune
    3. Honjo Masamune
    4. Kotegiri Masamune
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Kiichi Miyazawa
    2. Toshiki Kaifu
    3. Sosuke Uno
    4. Nobur Takeshita
  20. Who did Japan take sanctions against over a 2006 missile test?
    1. North Korea
    2. USA
    3. Russia
    4. France
  21. Whom was the first emperor to rule over Japan in the Common Era()?
    1. Empress Jingu
    2. Emperor Korei
    3. Emperor Suizei
    4. Emperor Suinin

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Dodonpa was the second amusement park ride to utilize the power of which technology?
    Compressed air
  2. For how many years did Japan's first empress rule?
    68
  3. How many times has the Daibutsuden been rebuilt after fire?
    Two times
  4. In the Constitution of Japan, which Article guarantees freedom of religion?
    Article 20
  5. In what year did Sakuma Shozan invent Japan's first electrical telegraph?
    1849
  6. In what year was the Peking Protocol signed?
    1901
  7. Kenichi Ito won which of the following world records in 2013?
    Fastest 100m runner on all fours
  8. Shinzo Abe called a snap election in December 2014. Who won?
    LDP
  9. The end of the Tokugawa era marked the beginning of which era?
    Meiji
  10. The Kemmu Restoration period began when?
    1333
  11. The Tiara Clan ruled in what century?
    12th
  12. What is the name of the Japanese Space Exploration Agency?
    JAXA
  13. When did Emperor Hirohito begin his reign?
    1926
  14. When did the Onin War break out?
    1467
  15. When was the Kyoto Prize first awarded?
    1984
  16. Which Emperor initiated the Genko War?
    Go-Diago
  17. Which of the following is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan?
    <i>Kojiki<i>
  18. Which of the Masamune swords did Emperor Meiji receive as a gift?
    Kotegiri Masamune
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Nobur Takeshita
  20. Who did Japan take sanctions against over a 2006 missile test?
    North Korea
  21. Whom was the first emperor to rule over Japan in the Common Era()?
    Emperor Suinin
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