Japan History Quiz #39

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

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

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