Japan History Quiz #7

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  1. According to mythology, which Japanese emperor was a descendant of the sun goddess, Amaterasu?
    1. Emperor Suizei
    2. Emperor Jimmu
    3. Emperor Kaika
    4. Emperor Ōjin
  2. Emperor Taisho ascended to the throne of Japan in which year?
    1. 1932
    2. 1912
    3. 1952
    4. 1972
  3. How many Articles are there in the Constitution of Japan?
    1. 76
    2. 104
    3. 203
    4. 103
  4. In 2000 became elected as the first female governor in the history of Japan?
    1. Musae Mota
    2. Fusae Ota
    3. Lusa Lota
    4. Nusae Nota
  5. In what year did Emperor Seimu assume the throne?
    1. 131
    2. 71
    3. 191
    4. 310
  6. In what year was Japan's first bullet train constructed?
    1. 1964
    2. 1970
    3. 1995
    4. 1908
  7. Invented in Japan, what type of weapon is a Katana?
    1. Sword
    2. Shield
    3. Gun
    4. Cannon
  8. Out of the following, what is found in the Kojiki?
    1. Love letters
    2. Various songs and poems
    3. 21st century historical facts
    4. A list of popular foods
  9. The Atomic Bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in which year?
    1. 1978
    2. 1965
    3. 1955
    4. 1945
  10. The Great Kanto Earthquake hit Japan in what year?
    1. 1943
    2. 1983
    3. 1923
    4. 1963
  11. The Ritsyuro system was the political centre of which people?
    1. Lara
    2. Dara
    3. Fara
    4. Nara
  12. Uneki was a great sculpture whose work depicted what period?
    1. Edo
    2. Kamakura
    3. Nara
    4. Todaji
  13. What was the magnitude of the Tohoku earthquake?
    1. 8
    2. 9
    3. 7.9
    4. 5.2
  14. When did Takahiro Hachigo become the CEO of Honda?
    1. 2010
    2. 2009
    3. 2011
    4. 2015
  15. When was the Convention of Kanagawa signed?
    1. 1954
    2. 1754
    3. 1854
    4. 1654
  16. Which Article in the Constitution of Japan prohibits forced marriage?
    1. Article 20
    2. Article 25
    3. Article 12
    4. Article 24
  17. Which music device was first introduced in Japan in 1982?
    1. MP3
    2. Cassette
    3. CD
    4. Minidisc
  18. Which of the following was Japan's first nuclear power plant?
    1. Fukushima
    2. Fugen
    3. Tokai
    4. Onagawa
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    1. Mitsumasa Yonai
    2. Kiichiro Hiranuma
    3. Nobuyuki Abe
    4. Fummimaro Konoe
  20. Which war preceded the Sengoku Period?
    1. First Sino-Japanese War
    2. Battle of Sekigahara
    3. Onin War
    4. Second Sino-Japanese War
  21. Who overthrew the Kamakura Dynasty?
    1. Martha Rudientero
    2. Fashiawa Masultke
    3. Ashikaga Takauji
    4. Manido Banielanke

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Interactive Quiz

  1. According to mythology, which Japanese emperor was a descendant of the sun goddess, Amaterasu?
    Emperor Jimmu
  2. Emperor Taisho ascended to the throne of Japan in which year?
    1912
  3. How many Articles are there in the Constitution of Japan?
    103
  4. In 2000 became elected as the first female governor in the history of Japan?
    Fusae Ota
  5. In what year did Emperor Seimu assume the throne?
    131
  6. In what year was Japan's first bullet train constructed?
    1964
  7. Invented in Japan, what type of weapon is a Katana?
    Sword
  8. Out of the following, what is found in the Kojiki?
    Various songs and poems
  9. The Atomic Bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in which year?
    1945
  10. The Great Kanto Earthquake hit Japan in what year?
    1923
  11. The Ritsyuro system was the political centre of which people?
    Nara
  12. Uneki was a great sculpture whose work depicted what period?
    Kamakura
  13. What was the magnitude of the Tohoku earthquake?
    9
  14. When did Takahiro Hachigo become the CEO of Honda?
    2015
  15. When was the Convention of Kanagawa signed?
    1854
  16. Which Article in the Constitution of Japan prohibits forced marriage?
    Article 24
  17. Which music device was first introduced in Japan in 1982?
    CD
  18. Which of the following was Japan's first nuclear power plant?
    Tokai
  19. Which of these served as Prime Minister of Japan BEFORE the others?
    Fummimaro Konoe
  20. Which war preceded the Sengoku Period?
    Onin War
  21. Who overthrew the Kamakura Dynasty?
    Ashikaga Takauji
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