Japan History Quiz #40

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  1. Emperor Itoku was the son of which emperor?
    1. Emperor Suizei
    2. Emperor Kosho
    3. Emperor Annei
    4. Emperor Jimmu
  2. How fast does Japan's bullet train travel at maximum?
    1. 400 km/h
    2. 320 km/h
    3. 300 km/h
    4. 220 km/h
  3. In 1908, Kikunae Ikeda invented which of the following flavourings?
    1. Vanillin
    2. Aspartame
    3. Monosodium Glutamate
    4. Saccharin
  4. In what year did Emperor Keiko's rule end?
    1. 29 B.
    2. 200
    3. 130
    4. 71
  5. In what year did the Second Sino-Japanese War end?
    1. 1940
    2. 1937
    3. 1945
    4. 1942
  6. In which civilian city was the first atomic bomb dropped?
    1. Osaka
    2. Tokyo
    3. Nagasaki
    4. Hiroshima
  7. Nagaoka Kyo was made Capital of Japan during which century?
    1. 15th Century
    2. 8th Century
    3. 11th Century
    4. 10th Century
  8. The Nakatsumaki begins with the story of which of the following emperors?
    1. Emperor Suizei
    2. Emperor Jimmu
    3. Emperor Jingu
    4. Emperor Ōjin
  9. The first railway in Japan was between which two locations?
    1. Osaka and Yokohama
    2. Osaka and Kyoto
    3. Tokyo and Kyoto
    4. Tokyo and Yokohama
  10. The Muromachie Period began in what century?
    1. 15th
    2. 12th
    3. 14th
    4. 16th
  11. The Yihetuan Movement, also know as the Boxer Rebellion, took place in which country?
    1. South Korea
    2. Japan
    3. Taiwan
    4. China
  12. What period followed the Yayoi Period?
    1. Dofun
    2. Mofun
    3. Kofun
    4. Lofun
  13. When did Japanese troops enter the Iraq War?
    1. 2008
    2. 2009
    3. 2004
    4. 2012
  14. When was Shinzo Abe born?
    1. 1954
    2. 1984
    3. 1964
    4. 1974
  15. When were Japanese citizens first allowed to buy Mobile phones?
    1. 1983
    2. 1998
    3. 1989
    4. 1994
  16. Which inventor served as the President of the World Medical association in the 1970s?
    1. Jun-ichi Nishizawa
    2. Takashi Yabe
    3. Taro Takemi
    4. Yasujiro Niwa
  17. Which of the following Prime Ministers was elected earliest?
    1. Takeo Fukuda
    2. Takeo Miki
    3. Kakuei Tanaka
    4. Eisaku Sato
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Wakatsuki Reijiro
    2. Oscachi Hamaguchi
    3. Tanak Giichi
    4. Kato Takaaki
  19. Which Prime Ministers government was brought down as a result of the Showa Crisis?
    1. Feijiro
    2. Leijiro
    3. Meijiro
    4. Reijiro
  20. Who invented the record breaking "Megastar" device?
    1. Jun-ichi Nishizawa
    2. Takayuki Ohira
    3. Takeo Nakasawa
    4. Yasujiro Niwa

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Emperor Itoku was the son of which emperor?
    Emperor Annei
  2. How fast does Japan's bullet train travel at maximum?
    320 km/h
  3. In 1908, Kikunae Ikeda invented which of the following flavourings?
    Monosodium Glutamate
  4. In what year did Emperor Keiko's rule end?
    130
  5. In what year did the Second Sino-Japanese War end?
    1945
  6. In which civilian city was the first atomic bomb dropped?
    Hiroshima
  7. Nagaoka Kyo was made Capital of Japan during which century?
    8th Century
  8. The Nakatsumaki begins with the story of which of the following emperors?
    Emperor Jimmu
  9. The first railway in Japan was between which two locations?
    Tokyo and Yokohama
  10. The Muromachie Period began in what century?
    14th
  11. The Yihetuan Movement, also know as the Boxer Rebellion, took place in which country?
    China
  12. What period followed the Yayoi Period?
    Kofun
  13. When did Japanese troops enter the Iraq War?
    2004
  14. When was Shinzo Abe born?
    1954
  15. When were Japanese citizens first allowed to buy Mobile phones?
    1994
  16. Which inventor served as the President of the World Medical association in the 1970s?
    Taro Takemi
  17. Which of the following Prime Ministers was elected earliest?
    Eisaku Sato
  18. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Kato Takaaki
  19. Which Prime Ministers government was brought down as a result of the Showa Crisis?
    Reijiro
  20. Who invented the record breaking "Megastar" device?
    Takayuki Ohira
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