Japan History Quiz #27

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  1. Dogū were made during which period?
    1. Heian
    2. Yayoi
    3. Jomon
    4. Asuka
  2. For how many years did Takeo Miki serve as Prime Minister?
    1. Two
    2. Six
    3. Four
    4. Three
  3. How many votes per person are cast for the House of Councillors?
    1. Two
    2. Three
    3. One
    4. Five
  4. In the Edo period how was a domain known?
    1. Han
    2. Man
    3. Dan
    4. Lan
  5. In what year did the DPJ win parliamentary elections ending 50 years of Liberal rule?
    1. 2007
    2. 2005
    3. 2012
    4. 2009
  6. In what year was the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty signed?
    1. 1918
    2. 1905
    3. 1956
    4. 1952
  7. Kenshi Hirokane created which famous character in 1983?
    1. Mr Shima
    2. Mr Lima
    3. Mr Dima
    4. Mr Pima
  8. Shinzo Abe took office as Prime Minister in which year?
    1. 2012
    2. 2009
    3. 2010
    4. 2005
  9. The entire cabinet stayed away from which shrine in 2007 to mark the 62nd anniversary of Japans World War 2 surrender?
    1. Lasukuni
    2. Tasukuni
    3. Masukuni
    4. Yasukuni
  10. The Kofun period is named after what?
    1. Weapons
    2. Burial Mounds
    3. Houses
    4. Animals
  11. The Tiara Family dominated which period of Japanese history?
    1. Todaji
    2. Edo
    3. Nara
    4. Kamakura
  12. What is the name of the national anthem of Japan?
    1. Limiyago
    2. Kimigayo
    3. Simiyago
    4. Dimiyago
  13. When did Emperor Hirohito pass away?
    1. 1989
    2. 1994
    3. 1998
    4. 1981
  14. When did the US finally agree to close the Futenma Air Station?
    1. 1983
    2. 1992
    3. 1988
    4. 1996
  15. When was the Meji Resrotration?
    1. 1568
    2. 1668
    3. 1768
    4. 1868
  16. Which Emperor initiated what became the Tahio code?
    1. Mommu
    2. Sommu
    3. Lommu
    4. Dommu
  17. Which of the following is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history?
    1. <i>Oninki</i>
    2. <i>Imakagami</i>
    3. <i>Nihongi</i>
    4. <i>Kojiki</i>
  18. Which of these books is claimed to have invented "the novel"?
    1. The Tale of Menjo
    2. The Tale of lenji
    3. The Tale of Genji
    4. The Tale of Benji
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Kiichi Miyazawa
    2. Toshiki Kaifu
    3. Tsutomu Hata
    4. Sosuke Uno
  20. Who did Shinzo Abe defeated in a 2012 run off to be elected as LDP leader?
    1. Shigeru Ishiba
    2. Monero Lushida
    3. Digeru Musihba
    4. Migeru Lishiba
  21. Whom was the first empress to rule over Japan?
    1. Empress Jingu
    2. Empress Saimei
    3. Empress Jito
    4. Empress Kogyoku

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Dogū were made during which period?
    Jomon
  2. For how many years did Takeo Miki serve as Prime Minister?
    Two
  3. How many votes per person are cast for the House of Councillors?
    Two
  4. In the Edo period how was a domain known?
    Han
  5. In what year did the DPJ win parliamentary elections ending 50 years of Liberal rule?
    2009
  6. In what year was the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty signed?
    1952
  7. Kenshi Hirokane created which famous character in 1983?
    Mr Shima
  8. Shinzo Abe took office as Prime Minister in which year?
    2012
  9. The entire cabinet stayed away from which shrine in 2007 to mark the 62nd anniversary of Japans World War 2 surrender?
    Yasukuni
  10. The Kofun period is named after what?
    Burial Mounds
  11. The Tiara Family dominated which period of Japanese history?
    Kamakura
  12. What is the name of the national anthem of Japan?
    Kimigayo
  13. When did Emperor Hirohito pass away?
    1989
  14. When did the US finally agree to close the Futenma Air Station?
    1996
  15. When was the Meji Resrotration?
    1868
  16. Which Emperor initiated what became the Tahio code?
    Mommu
  17. Which of the following is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history?
    <i>Nihongi</i>
  18. Which of these books is claimed to have invented "the novel"?
    The Tale of Genji
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Sosuke Uno
  20. Who did Shinzo Abe defeated in a 2012 run off to be elected as LDP leader?
    Shigeru Ishiba
  21. Whom was the first empress to rule over Japan?
    Empress Jingu
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