Japan History Quiz #34

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  1. During World War II, in what year did Japan formally surrender?
    1. 1925
    2. 1941
    3. 1945
    4. 1910
  2. Hogen Fukunaga founded what cult in 2000?
    1. Bono Bana
    2. Sono Sana
    3. Hono Hana
    4. Lono Lana
  3. How old was Tokugawa Ietsuna when he took the throne in the 1670s?
    1. 20
    2. 5
    3. 10
    4. 30
  4. In what year did Emperor Itoku assume the throne?
    1. 97 B.
    2. 476 B.
    3. 581 B.
    4. 510 B.
  5. In what year did the Liberal Democratic Party first take control?
    1. 2012
    2. 1993
    3. 1955
    4. 1960
  6. In what year was Toei Animation Company founded?
    1. 1998
    2. 1968
    3. 1948
    4. 1956
  7. Makato Taki is a leading politician in which party?
    1. Social Democratic Party
    2. New Party Nippon
    3. Democratic Party of Japan
    4. Peoples New Party
  8. Stoma Hata formed which new party in 1996?
    1. Earth Party
    2. Wind Party
    3. Moon Party
    4. Sun Party
  9. The first embassy to where was sent in 607 under Ono No Imoko?
    1. Russia
    2. South Korea
    3. China
    4. North Korea
  10. The Meiji Constitution was promulgated in what year?
    1. 1947
    2. 1889
    3. 1946
    4. 1890
  11. The War of Wa took place during which ancient period?
    1. Yayoi
    2. Sayoi
    3. Mayoi
    4. Fayoi
  12. What name is given by historians to the political systems of the Edo period?
    1. Lakufu
    2. Makufu
    3. Sakufu
    4. Bakufu
  13. When did Japan host the Winter Olympics?
    1. 1998
    2. 1986
    3. 1990
    4. 1994
  14. When was a change made to Japanese government allowing its military to fight overseas?
    1. 2008
    2. 2010
    3. 2012
    4. 2014
  15. When was the Yamato province unified?
    1. 6th Century
    2. 17th Century
    3. 4th Century
    4. 10th Century
  16. Which house of the National Diet has more members?
    1. House of Lords
    2. House of Representatives
    3. House of Peers
    4. House of Councillors
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan came first?
    1. Yayoi
    2. Kofun
    3. Jomon
    4. Edo
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Hara Takashi
    2. Takahashi Korekiyo
    3. Terauchi Masatake
    4. Okuma Shigenobu
  19. Which party was dissolved by Shozaburo Jimi in 2013?
    1. Social Democratic Party
    2. Peoples New Party
    3. New Party Nippon
    4. Democratic Party of Japan
  20. Who invented flash memory?
    1. Hisashige Tanaka
    2. Shuji Nakamura
    3. Yoshiyuki Sankai
    4. Fujio Masuoka
  21. Yukio Hatoyama led which party in the 2009 General Election?
    1. Social Democratic Party
    2. Democratic Party of Japan
    3. Peoples New Party
    4. New Party Nippon

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  1. During World War II, in what year did Japan formally surrender?
    1945
  2. Hogen Fukunaga founded what cult in 2000?
    Hono Hana
  3. How old was Tokugawa Ietsuna when he took the throne in the 1670s?
    10
  4. In what year did Emperor Itoku assume the throne?
    510 B.
  5. In what year did the Liberal Democratic Party first take control?
    1955
  6. In what year was Toei Animation Company founded?
    1948
  7. Makato Taki is a leading politician in which party?
    New Party Nippon
  8. Stoma Hata formed which new party in 1996?
    Sun Party
  9. The first embassy to where was sent in 607 under Ono No Imoko?
    China
  10. The Meiji Constitution was promulgated in what year?
    1889
  11. The War of Wa took place during which ancient period?
    Yayoi
  12. What name is given by historians to the political systems of the Edo period?
    Bakufu
  13. When did Japan host the Winter Olympics?
    1998
  14. When was a change made to Japanese government allowing its military to fight overseas?
    2014
  15. When was the Yamato province unified?
    4th Century
  16. Which house of the National Diet has more members?
    House of Representatives
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan came first?
    Jomon
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Okuma Shigenobu
  19. Which party was dissolved by Shozaburo Jimi in 2013?
    Peoples New Party
  20. Who invented flash memory?
    Fujio Masuoka
  21. Yukio Hatoyama led which party in the 2009 General Election?
    Democratic Party of Japan
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