Japan History Quiz #39

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  1. The Yayoi Period emerged during which age?
    1. Stone
    2. Ice
    3. Bronze
    4. Iron
  2. Who invented the first airsoft gun?
    1. Ken Kutaragi
    2. Tanio Kobayashi
    3. Hiram Maxim
    4. James C. Hale
  3. Which Prime Minister was elected in Japan in 2012?
    1. Yoshiro Mori
    2. Naoto Kan
    3. Yoshihiko Noda
    4. Shinzo Abe
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Kato Takaaki
    2. Tanak Giichi
    3. Kiyoura Keigo
    4. Wakatsuki Reijiro
  5. Which of the following Prime Ministers died in office?
    1. Takeo Fukuda
    2. Hayato Ikeda
    3. Masayoshi Ohira
    4. Takeo Miki
  6. Which inventor is most associated with Ephedrine?
    1. Tokushichi Mishima
    2. Mikimoto Kokichi
    3. Nagai Nagayoshi
    4. Fujio Masuoka
  7. When was Yashuhiro Nakasone elected as Japanese Prime Minister?
    1. 1999
    2. 1988
    3. 1995
    4. 1982
  8. When was Paul McCartney deported from Tokyo?
    1. 1985
    2. 1999
    3. 1980
    4. 1990
  9. When did Japanese conduct atrocities in "Nanjing"?
    1. 1947
    2. 1967
    3. 1957
    4. 1937
  10. What period came after the Asuka Period?
    1. Sara
    2. Dara
    3. Fara
    4. Nara
  11. Emperor Hirohito was what reginal number monarch of Japan?
    1. 155th
    2. 188th
    3. 124th
    4. 191st
  12. The Muromachi Period began in what decade?
    1. 1440s
    2. 1330s
    3. 1660s
    4. 1550s
  13. The first Prime Minister elected in the 1960s was which of the following?
    1. Takeo Miki
    2. Eisaku Sato
    3. Masayoshi Ohira
    4. Hayato Ikeda
  14. Tanzan Ishibashi was first elected Prime Minister in what year?
    1. 1956
    2. 1960
    3. 1954
    4. 1967
  15. Mount Unzendake erupted in which year of the 1990s?
    1. 1996
    2. 1999
    3. 1991
    4. 1994
  16. In which city is the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha located?
    1. Gifu
    2. Nara
    3. Kyoto
    4. Kobe
  17. In what year did the Second Sino-Japanese War begin?
    1. 1945
    2. 1937
    3. 1930
    4. 1941
  18. In what year did Emperor Keiko assume the throne?
    1. 71
    2. 130
    3. 29 B.
    4. 200
  19. If the House of Representatives is dissolved, how long before elections must be held?
    1. 40 days
    2. 30 days
    3. 60 days
    4. 15 days
  20. How are the Izu islands better known?
    1. Izu 21
    2. Izu 7
    3. Izu 9
    4. Izu 12

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Interactive Quiz

  1. The Yayoi Period emerged during which age?
    Iron
  2. Who invented the first airsoft gun?
    Tanio Kobayashi
  3. Which Prime Minister was elected in Japan in 2012?
    Shinzo Abe
  4. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Kiyoura Keigo
  5. Which of the following Prime Ministers died in office?
    Masayoshi Ohira
  6. Which inventor is most associated with Ephedrine?
    Nagai Nagayoshi
  7. When was Yashuhiro Nakasone elected as Japanese Prime Minister?
    1982
  8. When was Paul McCartney deported from Tokyo?
    1980
  9. When did Japanese conduct atrocities in "Nanjing"?
    1937
  10. What period came after the Asuka Period?
    Nara
  11. Emperor Hirohito was what reginal number monarch of Japan?
    124th
  12. The Muromachi Period began in what decade?
    1330s
  13. The first Prime Minister elected in the 1960s was which of the following?
    Hayato Ikeda
  14. Tanzan Ishibashi was first elected Prime Minister in what year?
    1956
  15. Mount Unzendake erupted in which year of the 1990s?
    1991
  16. In which city is the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha located?
    Nara
  17. In what year did the Second Sino-Japanese War begin?
    1937
  18. In what year did Emperor Keiko assume the throne?
    71
  19. If the House of Representatives is dissolved, how long before elections must be held?
    40 days
  20. How are the Izu islands better known?
    Izu 7
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