Japan History Quiz #37

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  1. Emperor Go Dinago was a key figure in which period?
    1. Edo
    2. Kamakura
    3. Muromachi
    4. Todaji
  2. How are Samurai's known in Japan?
    1. Tushis
    2. Mushis
    3. Lushis
    4. Bushis
  3. Ichiro Hatoyama was the representative of which Tokyo district?
    1. First
    2. Tenth
    3. Third
    4. Second
  4. In what year did Emperor Kaika assume the throne?
    1. 157 B.
    2. 98 B.
    3. 290 B.
    4. 214 B.
  5. In what year did the Russo-Japanese War end?
    1. 1904
    2. 1905
    3. 1914
    4. 1910
  6. In which century were the provincial temples known as Kokubunji established?
    1. 11th
    2. 8th
    3. 9th
    4. 7th
  7. Momoiro Clover Z has how many members?
    1. Four
    2. Three
    3. Five
    4. Two
  8. Taiwan was ceded to Japan from which other nation?
    1. India
    2. China
    3. South Korea
    4. North Korea
  9. The first officially recognized empress of Japan was which of the following?
    1. Empress Meisho
    2. Empress Suiko
    3. Empress Michiko
    4. Empress Gemmei
  10. The Mongols launched their second invasion of Japan in what year?
    1. 1381
    2. 1781
    3. 781
    4. 1281
  11. The world's first quartz wristwatch was invented by which of the following companies?
    1. Timex
    2. Hanowa
    3. Seiko
    4. Rolex
  12. What name was given to the cultural records established in the 8th century?
    1. Ludoki
    2. Sudoki
    3. Mudoki
    4. Fudoki
  13. When did Japan invade Korea for the first time?
    1. 1592
    2. 1892
    3. 1792
    4. 1392
  14. When was Kobe assigned as the capital of Japan?
    1. 1980
    2. 1480
    3. 680
    4. 1180
  15. When was Tokyo chosen to host the 2020 Olympics?
    1. 2009
    2. 2015
    3. 2006
    4. 2013
  16. Which inventor invented the karaoke machine?
    1. Daisuke Inoue
    2. Yasukichi Murakami
    3. Konosuke Matsushita
    4. Toshio Iue
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan is most recent?
    1. Jomon
    2. Muromachi
    3. Edo
    4. Heian
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Kiyoura Keigo
    2. Kato Tomosaburo
    3. Kato Takaaki
    4. Takahashi Korekiyo
  19. Which Priest famously arrived from Japan in the 750s?
    1. Manjin
    2. Fanjin
    3. Ganjin
    4. Lanjin
  20. Who invented the Blue LED?
    1. Nagai Nagayoshi
    2. Tokushichi Mishima
    3. Shuji Nakamura
    4. Mikimoto Kokichi

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Emperor Go Dinago was a key figure in which period?
    Muromachi
  2. How are Samurai's known in Japan?
    Bushis
  3. Ichiro Hatoyama was the representative of which Tokyo district?
    First
  4. In what year did Emperor Kaika assume the throne?
    157 B.
  5. In what year did the Russo-Japanese War end?
    1905
  6. In which century were the provincial temples known as Kokubunji established?
    8th
  7. Momoiro Clover Z has how many members?
    Five
  8. Taiwan was ceded to Japan from which other nation?
    China
  9. The first officially recognized empress of Japan was which of the following?
    Empress Suiko
  10. The Mongols launched their second invasion of Japan in what year?
    1281
  11. The world's first quartz wristwatch was invented by which of the following companies?
    Seiko
  12. What name was given to the cultural records established in the 8th century?
    Fudoki
  13. When did Japan invade Korea for the first time?
    1592
  14. When was Kobe assigned as the capital of Japan?
    1180
  15. When was Tokyo chosen to host the 2020 Olympics?
    2013
  16. Which inventor invented the karaoke machine?
    Daisuke Inoue
  17. Which of the following periods of Japan is most recent?
    Edo
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Takahashi Korekiyo
  19. Which Priest famously arrived from Japan in the 750s?
    Ganjin
  20. Who invented the Blue LED?
    Shuji Nakamura
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