Japan History Quiz #35

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  1. Elected Prime Minister during the 1980s, which party did Yashuri Nakasone belong to?
    1. FDP
    2. LDP
    3. MDP
    4. TDP
  2. House of Councillors members serve how many years?
    1. Two
    2. Eight
    3. Six
    4. Four
  3. How was the 1998 O-Bon festival better known?
    1. Festival of Life
    2. Festival of Living
    3. Festival of the Dead
    4. Festival of Zombies
  4. In what year did Emperor Itoku's rule end?
    1. 510 B.
    2. 585 B.
    3. 476 B.
    4. 549 B.
  5. In what year did the Maeda clan obtain the Kotegiri Masamune?
    1. 1615
    2. 1619
    3. 1515
    4. 1882
  6. In what year was Zenko Suzuki elected Prime Minister?
    1. 1972
    2. 1986
    3. 1980
    4. 1987
  7. Mikio Aoki served as Acting Prime Minister of Japan in which year?
    1. 2010
    2. 2000
    3. 2005
    4. 2015
  8. Tacrolimus is most associated with which inventor?
    1. Kikuane Ikeda
    2. Tohru Kino
    3. Kenji Kawakami
    4. Mamoru Imura
  9. The first emperor of the Empire of Japan was named which of the following?
    1. Emperor Jimmu
    2. Emperor Kinjo
    3. Emperor Meiji
    4. Emperor Go-Yozei
  10. The Meiji era came to an end in which decade?
    1. 1910s
    2. 1920s
    3. 1940s
    4. 1930s
  11. The world's first portable CD player was invented by which company?
    1. Sony
    2. Kenwood
    3. Toshiba
    4. Panasonic
  12. What name is given to the period of Japanese history between 14,500 BC to 300 BC?
    1. Momon
    2. Lomon
    3. Comon
    4. Jomon
  13. When did Japan install its "missile shield"?
    1. 2009
    2. 2003
    3. 2006
    4. 2012
  14. When was Buddhism introduced to Japan?
    1. 794 or 1185
    2. 538 or 552
    3. 1186 or 1333
    4. 710 or 730
  15. When was the Yoro Code complied?
    1. 11th Century
    2. 8th Century
    3. 15th Century
    4. 10th Century
  16. Which inventor founded Matsushita?
    1. Toshio Iue
    2. Konosuke Matsushita
    3. Masaru Ibuka
    4. Akio Morita
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan came first?
    1. Edo
    2. Meiji
    3. Asuka
    4. Nara
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Hara Takashi
    2. Kato Tomosaburo
    3. Takahashi Korekiyo
    4. Terauchi Masatake
  19. Which period came immediately after the Palaeolithic Period in Japan?
    1. Tomon
    2. Yayoi
    3. Jomon
    4. Kofun
  20. Who invented Instant Noodles?
    1. Hanaoka Seishu
    2. Hiraga Gennai
    3. Momofuku Ando
    4. Kazuo Hashimoto
  21. Zenko Suzuki was appointed Japanese Prime Minister in which year?
    1. 1980
    2. 1990
    3. 1985
    4. 1995

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Elected Prime Minister during the 1980s, which party did Yashuri Nakasone belong to?
    LDP
  2. House of Councillors members serve how many years?
    Six
  3. How was the 1998 O-Bon festival better known?
    Festival of the Dead
  4. In what year did Emperor Itoku's rule end?
    476 B.
  5. In what year did the Maeda clan obtain the Kotegiri Masamune?
    1615
  6. In what year was Zenko Suzuki elected Prime Minister?
    1980
  7. Mikio Aoki served as Acting Prime Minister of Japan in which year?
    2000
  8. Tacrolimus is most associated with which inventor?
    Tohru Kino
  9. The first emperor of the Empire of Japan was named which of the following?
    Emperor Meiji
  10. The Meiji era came to an end in which decade?
    1910s
  11. The world's first portable CD player was invented by which company?
    Sony
  12. What name is given to the period of Japanese history between 14,500 BC to 300 BC?
    Jomon
  13. When did Japan install its "missile shield"?
    2003
  14. When was Buddhism introduced to Japan?
    538 or 552
  15. When was the Yoro Code complied?
    8th Century
  16. Which inventor founded Matsushita?
    Konosuke Matsushita
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan came first?
    Asuka
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Terauchi Masatake
  19. Which period came immediately after the Palaeolithic Period in Japan?
    Jomon
  20. Who invented Instant Noodles?
    Momofuku Ando
  21. Zenko Suzuki was appointed Japanese Prime Minister in which year?
    1980