Japan History Quiz #31

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  1. During the Sengoku Period, the Shogunate lost power over which local powers?
    1. National Diet
    2. Samurai
    3. Daimyo
    4. Kashindan
  2. Genbo and Kibi No Makibi famously returned from where in 735?
    1. France
    2. China
    3. Italy
    4. Korea
  3. How old must one be to vote in Japan?
    1. 20
    2. 21
    3. 16
    4. 18
  4. In what year did animator Hayao Miyazaki announce his retirement?
    1. 2014
    2. 2008
    3. 2015
    4. 2012
  5. In what year did the Honjo Masamune become a Japanese National Treasure?
    1. 1945
    2. 1946
    3. 1595
    4. 1939
  6. In what year was the Treaty of Portsmouth signed?
    1. 1901
    2. 1905
    3. 1904
    4. 1918
  7. Kyota Sugimoto invented the first practical what?
    1. DVD
    2. Computer
    3. Typewriter
    4. Calculator
  8. Since the bullet train has run in Japan, how many fatalities has it suffered?
    1. Zero
    2. Ten
    3. 534
    4. 44
  9. The Fire Balloon Bomb was invented by Japan to use in which war?
    1. Indo China War
    2. Cold War
    3. World War 2
    4. Ruso-Japanese War
  10. The longest reigning Japanese emperor was which of the following?
    1. Emperor Jimmu
    2. Emperor Meiji
    3. Emperor Taisho
    4. Emperor Showa
  11. The Tokugawa's sakoku policy was primarily aimed at keeping which religion out?
    1. Hindu
    2. Islam
    3. Christianity
    4. Buddhism
  12. What is the target inflation rate of Abenomics?
    1. 0.02
    2. 0.1
    3. 0.04
    4. 0
  13. When did Japan and Russia go to war?
    1. 1904
    2. 1912
    3. 1944
    4. 1908
  14. When did Tokyo Disneyland Open?
    1. 1993
    2. 1983
    3. 1987
    4. 1999
  15. When was the Taiho legal Code introduced in Japan?
    1. 901
    2. 1001
    3. 801
    4. 701
  16. Which figure is a key inventor of new types of Rubiks Cube?
    1. Kazuo Hashimoto
    2. Kikuane Ikeda
    3. Katshuiko Okamoto
    4. Mamoru Imura
  17. Which of the following organized crime syndicates launched its own Web site and theme song?
    1. Yamaguchi-gumi
    2. Kokuryu-kai
    3. Sumiyoshi-kai
    4. Inagawa-kai
  18. Which of these Prehistoric periods came first?
    1. Palaeolithic
    2. Yayoi
    3. Jomon
    4. Kofun
  19. Which of these things could a Samurai NOT do?
    1. Fight
    2. Have Kids
    3. Marry
    4. Divorce
  20. Who invented both Caller-ID systems and the telephone answering machine?
    1. Momofuku Ando
    2. Hiraga Gennai
    3. Kazuo Hashimoto
    4. Hanaoka Seishu
  21. Yoshihiko Noda led which party in the 2012 General Election?
    1. Peoples New Party
    2. Social Democratic Party
    3. Democratic Party of Japan
    4. New Party Nippon

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Interactive Quiz

  1. During the Sengoku Period, the Shogunate lost power over which local powers?
    Daimyo
  2. Genbo and Kibi No Makibi famously returned from where in 735?
    China
  3. How old must one be to vote in Japan?
    20
  4. In what year did animator Hayao Miyazaki announce his retirement?
    2014
  5. In what year did the Honjo Masamune become a Japanese National Treasure?
    1939
  6. In what year was the Treaty of Portsmouth signed?
    1905
  7. Kyota Sugimoto invented the first practical what?
    Typewriter
  8. Since the bullet train has run in Japan, how many fatalities has it suffered?
    Zero
  9. The Fire Balloon Bomb was invented by Japan to use in which war?
    World War 2
  10. The longest reigning Japanese emperor was which of the following?
    Emperor Showa
  11. The Tokugawa's sakoku policy was primarily aimed at keeping which religion out?
    Christianity
  12. What is the target inflation rate of Abenomics?
    0.02
  13. When did Japan and Russia go to war?
    1904
  14. When did Tokyo Disneyland Open?
    1983
  15. When was the Taiho legal Code introduced in Japan?
    701
  16. Which figure is a key inventor of new types of Rubiks Cube?
    Katshuiko Okamoto
  17. Which of the following organized crime syndicates launched its own Web site and theme song?
    Yamaguchi-gumi
  18. Which of these Prehistoric periods came first?
    Palaeolithic
  19. Which of these things could a Samurai NOT do?
    Divorce
  20. Who invented both Caller-ID systems and the telephone answering machine?
    Kazuo Hashimoto
  21. Yoshihiko Noda led which party in the 2012 General Election?
    Democratic Party of Japan