Japan History Quiz #30

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  1. During the Meiji Period, which language was banned?
    1. English
    2. Chinese
    3. Ainu
    4. Korean
  2. Fujio Masuoka invented flash memory while working for which company?
    1. Sony
    2. Kenwood
    3. Toshiba
    4. Sanyo
  3. How many years did Zenko Suzuki serve as Japanese Prime Minister?
    1. 4
    2. 6
    3. 2
    4. 8
  4. In what year did a Japanese warship dock in China for the first time since World War II?
    1. 2011
    2. 2008
    3. 2001
    4. 2009
  5. In what year did the Great Kanto earthquake take place?
    1. 1995
    2. 2012
    3. 1945
    4. 1923
  6. In what year was the Treaty of Peace Between Japan and India signed?
    1. 1905
    2. 1918
    3. 1956
    4. 1952
  7. Konishi Yukinaga led an army of how many men during the Japanese invasions of Korea in 1592?
    1. 1 thousand
    2. 10 thousand
    3. 7 thousand
    4. 3 thousand
  8. Shozaburo Jimi was President of which party at the beginning of 2013?
    1. Democratic Party of Japan
    2. New Party Nippon
    3. Peoples New Party
    4. Social Democratic Party
  9. The famous Gameboy was launched in Japan in which year?
    1. 1998
    2. 1989
    3. 1981
    4. 1993
  10. The Liberal Democratic Party's second Prime Minister was which of the following?
    1. Tanzan Ishibashi
    2. Ichiro Hatoyama
    3. Hayato Ikeda
    4. Eisaku Sato
  11. The Tohoku earthquake occurred in what year?
    1. 2001
    2. 1999
    3. 2014
    4. 2011
  12. What is the posthumous name of Emperor Hirohito?
    1. Dowa
    2. Lowa
    3. Showa
    4. Mowa
  13. When did Japan and China finally reach agreement of over a gas field in the East China Sea?
    1. 2003
    2. 2000
    3. 2006
    4. 2008
  14. When did the Yayoi Period emerge?
    1. 1200BC
    2. 1900BC
    3. 300BC
    4. 400AD
  15. When was the Sakoku Edict issued?
    1. 1735
    2. 1835
    3. 1935
    4. 1635
  16. Which Empress moved the Japanese capital to Heijo Kyo?
    1. Denmei
    2. Genmei
    3. Lenmei
    4. Senmei
  17. Which of the following monorails once held the world record as being the longest in the world?
    1. Kitakyūshū Monorail
    2. Osaka Monorail
    3. Okinawa Monorail
    4. Tokyo Monorail
  18. Which of these is the real name of a period of Civil War in 2nd Century Japan?
    1. Civil War of Da
    2. Civil War of Wa
    3. Civil War of Ba
    4. Civil War of Sa
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Shinzo Abe
    2. Yoshiro Mori
    3. Tsutomu Hata
    4. Ryutaro Hashimoto
  20. Who initiated the unification of Japan near the end of the Sengoku period?
    1. Oda Nobunaga
    2. Ashikaga Takauji
    3. Akechi Mitsuhide
    4. Tsuchida Gozen
  21. Yasuo Tanaka was the head of which party as 2015 began?
    1. Democratic Party of Japan
    2. Social Democratic Party
    3. Peoples New Party
    4. New Party Nippon

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. During the Meiji Period, which language was banned?
    Ainu
  2. Fujio Masuoka invented flash memory while working for which company?
    Toshiba
  3. How many years did Zenko Suzuki serve as Japanese Prime Minister?
    2
  4. In what year did a Japanese warship dock in China for the first time since World War II?
    2008
  5. In what year did the Great Kanto earthquake take place?
    1923
  6. In what year was the Treaty of Peace Between Japan and India signed?
    1952
  7. Konishi Yukinaga led an army of how many men during the Japanese invasions of Korea in 1592?
    7 thousand
  8. Shozaburo Jimi was President of which party at the beginning of 2013?
    Peoples New Party
  9. The famous Gameboy was launched in Japan in which year?
    1989
  10. The Liberal Democratic Party's second Prime Minister was which of the following?
    Tanzan Ishibashi
  11. The Tohoku earthquake occurred in what year?
    2011
  12. What is the posthumous name of Emperor Hirohito?
    Showa
  13. When did Japan and China finally reach agreement of over a gas field in the East China Sea?
    2008
  14. When did the Yayoi Period emerge?
    300BC
  15. When was the Sakoku Edict issued?
    1635
  16. Which Empress moved the Japanese capital to Heijo Kyo?
    Genmei
  17. Which of the following monorails once held the world record as being the longest in the world?
    Osaka Monorail
  18. Which of these is the real name of a period of Civil War in 2nd Century Japan?
    Civil War of Wa
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Tsutomu Hata
  20. Who initiated the unification of Japan near the end of the Sengoku period?
    Oda Nobunaga
  21. Yasuo Tanaka was the head of which party as 2015 began?
    New Party Nippon
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