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The Japanese name for Japan are Nippon-Koku or Nihon-Koku, What do they mean?
Old or Earlier
Japan is sometimes referred to as what?
"The Pearl of the Orient"
"Land of the Midnight Sun"
"Land of the Rising Sun"
Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands, what are the names of the four largest islands?
Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku
Ryuku, Okinawa, Iwo Jima and Tohoku
Chugoku, Bonin, Daito and Okinotorishima
Archaeological research indicated that Japan was inhabited as early as what period?
Upper Paleolithic Period
What's a Diet?
A unitary constitutional monarchy with an emperor, and an elected parliament
A hereditary parliament
A constitutional monarchy
What's the capital of Japan?
What's a Shogun?
A military Junta
The system of government of a feudal military dictatorship
A hereditary commander in chief in Feudal Japan
What's a Samurai?
A term for the military nobility of Pre-industrial Japan
Buddhist warrior monks of Feudal Japan
A type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese upper class
What happened on March 31, 1854?
The end of the Shogun period
The start of the Boshin War
Commodore Matthew Perry of the US Navy forced the opening of Japan to the outside world
Which side did Japan fought on in WW1?
The Allied Powers
The atomic bombs were dropped on which two cities?
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Osaka and Nagasaki
Fukuoda and Chiba
What year did Japan adopted a new constitution emphasizing liberal democratic practices?
What year did the United Nations granted Japan membership?
What year did the Allied Occupation of Japan ended?
Japan has close economic and military ties with which nation?
It signifides the primordial essence or fundamental nature of the universe
The indigenous spirituality of Japan and the Japanese people
The way of the warrior, Japanese code of conduct, and a way of the Samurai life
The traditional Japanese art of Paper Folding
The Japanese art of Calligraphy
The Japanese art of Pottery
What's a Kamikaze?
A "Divine Wind"
A "Foehn Wind"
A "Trade Wind"
Which is the 2nd most populated city in Japan?
Who's the current Emperor of Japan?
Emperor Showa (Hirohito)
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