Japan History Quiz #31

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

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

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