Japan History Quiz #29

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  1. The Tohoku earthquake is also known by which name?
    1. 3.11 earthquake
    2. Great earthquake
    3. Fukushima earthquake
    4. March earthquake
  2. Yasuo Fukuda resigned as Prime Minister in what year?
    1. 2008
    2. 2010
    3. 2012
    4. 2014
  3. Who founded the Sanyo company?
    1. Mamoru Imura
    2. Kikuane Ikeda
    3. Toshio Iue
    4. Kazuo Hashimoto
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Ryutaro Hashimoto
    2. Yoshiro Mori
    3. Kiichi Miyazawa
    4. Tsutomu Hata
  5. Which of these is best described as a Conservative party?
    1. New Party Nippon
    2. Democratic Party of Japan
    3. Social Democratic Party
    4. Peoples New Party
  6. Which of the following legendary emperors most likely existed?
    1. Emperor Jimmu
    2. Emperor Sujin
    3. Emperor Koan
    4. Emperor Kogen
  7. Which Emperor was proclaimed in 858?
    1. Seiwa
    2. Feiwa
    3. Leiwa
    4. Meiwa
  8. When was the Plaza Accord signed?
    1. 1997
    2. 1988
    3. 1985
    4. 1992
  9. When did the War of Wa end?
    1. 480
    2. 180
    3. 980
    4. 780
  10. When did Honda announce its first car building operation in the USA?
    1. 1990
    2. 1980
    3. 1995
    4. 1985
  11. What is the official name of the Japanese flag?
    1. Lisshoki
    2. Disshoki
    3. Bisshoki
    4. Nisshoki
  12. Due to the 2011 earthquake, which nuclear reactor is permanently offline?
    1. Chernobyl
    2. Fukushima Daini
    3. Fukushima Daiichi
    4. Three Mile Island
  13. The leader of Momoiro Clover Z is which of the following?
    1. Tagaki Reni
    2. Kagawa Miyuu
    3. Takai Tsukina
    4. Momota Kanako
  14. The family whom invented the first powered form of flight had which surname?
    1. Wright
    2. Orville
    3. Wilbur
    4. Langley
  15. Shoko Ashara founded which cult in 1987?
    1. Supreme Law
    2. Supreme Joy
    3. Supreme Hate
    4. Supreme Truth
  16. Kenzo Tange designed which record breaking tower in Tokyo, completed in 1994?
    1. Winjuku Park
    2. Linjuku Park
    3. Minjuku Park
    4. Shinjuku Park
  17. In what year was the Tokyo Tower built?
    1. 1995
    2. 1958
    3. 2000
    4. 1945
  18. In what year did the Ghibli Museum open?
    1. 2005
    2. 2000
    3. 2003
    4. 2001
  19. In what decade did Japan surpass West Germany to become the second largest economy in the world?
    1. 1930s
    2. 1940s
    3. 1950s
    4. 1960s
  20. How many years did Emperor Jimmu rule Japan?
    1. ~59
    2. ~90
    3. ~75
    4. ~15
  21. Founded in the late 1980s, the Supreme Truth cult combined Buddhism with which religion?
    1. Islam
    2. Catholicism
    3. Christianity
    4. Judaism

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Interactive Quiz

  1. The Tohoku earthquake is also known by which name?
    3.11 earthquake
  2. Yasuo Fukuda resigned as Prime Minister in what year?
    2008
  3. Who founded the Sanyo company?
    Toshio Iue
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Kiichi Miyazawa
  5. Which of these is best described as a Conservative party?
    Peoples New Party
  6. Which of the following legendary emperors most likely existed?
    Emperor Sujin
  7. Which Emperor was proclaimed in 858?
    Seiwa
  8. When was the Plaza Accord signed?
    1985
  9. When did the War of Wa end?
    180
  10. When did Honda announce its first car building operation in the USA?
    1980
  11. What is the official name of the Japanese flag?
    Nisshoki
  12. Due to the 2011 earthquake, which nuclear reactor is permanently offline?
    Fukushima Daiichi
  13. The leader of Momoiro Clover Z is which of the following?
    Momota Kanako
  14. The family whom invented the first powered form of flight had which surname?
    Wright
  15. Shoko Ashara founded which cult in 1987?
    Supreme Truth
  16. Kenzo Tange designed which record breaking tower in Tokyo, completed in 1994?
    Shinjuku Park
  17. In what year was the Tokyo Tower built?
    1958
  18. In what year did the Ghibli Museum open?
    2001
  19. In what decade did Japan surpass West Germany to become the second largest economy in the world?
    1960s
  20. How many years did Emperor Jimmu rule Japan?
    ~75
  21. Founded in the late 1980s, the Supreme Truth cult combined Buddhism with which religion?
    Christianity
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