Japan History Quiz #33

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  1. During what day did Katsumi Tamakoshi win his world record?
    1. Midori no hi
    2. Valentine's Day
    3. Setsubun
    4. Guinness World Records Day
  2. Haniwa surrounded which famous tombs?
    1. Sofuns
    2. Lofuns
    3. Mofuns
    4. Kofuns
  3. How old was Shinzo Abe in 2006 when he became Japans Youngest ever leader?
    1. 52
    2. 42
    3. 62
    4. 72
  4. In what year did Emperor Annei's rule end?
    1. 511 B.
    2. 549 B.
    3. 157 B.
    4. 660 B.
  5. In what year did the Kamakura period come to an end?
    1. 1444
    2. 1222
    3. 1333
    4. 1555
  6. In what year was the world's first portable CD player invented?
    1. 1994
    2. 1970
    3. 1984
    4. 1982
  7. Leading a coalition of countries, the United States invaded which country in 2003?
    1. Iraq
    2. Iran
    3. Syria
    4. Afghanistan
  8. Sosuke Uno resigned his post as Japanese PM in what year?
    1. 1989
    2. 1998
    3. 1995
    4. 1992
  9. The first cultured pearl was invented by whom?
    1. Kenji Kawakami
    2. Kunitomo Ikkansai
    3. Fujio Masuoka
    4. Mikimoto Kokichi
  10. The M1908 was invented in Japan. What is it?
    1. A pistol
    2. A Jet
    3. A hot air balloon
    4. A car
  11. The Treaty of Shimonoseki was signed in what year?
    1. 1945
    2. 1895
    3. 1920
    4. 1905
  12. What length is the term of office in the House of Representatives?
    1. 6 years
    2. 19 years
    3. 4 years
    4. 10 years
  13. When did Japan earn its permanent seat on the UN Security Council?
    1. 2004
    2. 2012
    3. 2008
    4. 2009
  14. When did Wen Jiabao become the first Chinese Prime Minister to address Japanese Parliament?
    1. 2011
    2. 2013
    3. 2007
    4. 2009
  15. When was the worlds first quartz wristwatch invented ?
    1. 1867
    2. 1967
    3. 2007
    4. 1907
  16. Which government body elects the Prime Minister in Japan?
    1. National Diet
    2. Congress
    3. House of Lords
    4. House of Representatives
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan came first?
    1. Heian
    2. Momoyama
    3. Edo
    4. Kamakura
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Hara Takashi
    2. Yammamoto Gonnohyoe
    3. Terauchi Masatake
    4. Okuma Shigenobu
  19. Which party added the world New to its name in 2012?
    1. LKP
    2. DKP
    3. NKP
    4. FKP
  20. Who invented Flash Memory?
    1. Mamoru Imura
    2. Kunitomo Ikkansai
    3. Kenji Kawakami
    4. Fujio Masuoka
  21. Yuki Hatoyama was representing which party when he was Prime Minister of Japan?
    1. MLP
    2. DPJ
    3. DDF
    4. LPD

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. During what day did Katsumi Tamakoshi win his world record?
    Guinness World Records Day
  2. Haniwa surrounded which famous tombs?
    Kofuns
  3. How old was Shinzo Abe in 2006 when he became Japans Youngest ever leader?
    52
  4. In what year did Emperor Annei's rule end?
    511 B.
  5. In what year did the Kamakura period come to an end?
    1333
  6. In what year was the world's first portable CD player invented?
    1984
  7. Leading a coalition of countries, the United States invaded which country in 2003?
    Iraq
  8. Sosuke Uno resigned his post as Japanese PM in what year?
    1989
  9. The first cultured pearl was invented by whom?
    Mikimoto Kokichi
  10. The M1908 was invented in Japan. What is it?
    A pistol
  11. The Treaty of Shimonoseki was signed in what year?
    1895
  12. What length is the term of office in the House of Representatives?
    4 years
  13. When did Japan earn its permanent seat on the UN Security Council?
    2004
  14. When did Wen Jiabao become the first Chinese Prime Minister to address Japanese Parliament?
    2007
  15. When was the worlds first quartz wristwatch invented ?
    1967
  16. Which government body elects the Prime Minister in Japan?
    National Diet
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan came first?
    Heian
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Yammamoto Gonnohyoe
  19. Which party added the world New to its name in 2012?
    NKP
  20. Who invented Flash Memory?
    Fujio Masuoka
  21. Yuki Hatoyama was representing which party when he was Prime Minister of Japan?
    DPJ
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