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Japan

This quiz will test your knowledge of Japan. 20 Questions.

 
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1

The Japanese name for Japan are Nippon-Koku or Nihon-Koku, What do they mean?

  • Sun-Origin
  • Middle Kingdom
  • Old or Earlier

2

Japan is sometimes referred to as what?

  • "The Pearl of the Orient"
  • "Land of the Midnight Sun"
  • "Land of the Rising Sun"

3

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

4

Archaeological research indicated that Japan was inhabited as early as what period?

  • Neolithic Period
  • Upper Paleolithic Period
  • Mesolithic Period

5

What's a Diet?

  • A unitary constitutional monarchy with an emperor, and an elected parliament
  • A hereditary parliament
  • A constitutional monarchy

6

What's the capital of Japan?

  • Kyoto
  • Kobe
  • Tokyo

7

What's a Shogun?

  • A military Junta
  • The system of government of a feudal military dictatorship
  • A hereditary commander in chief in Feudal Japan

8

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

9

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

10

Which side did Japan fought on in WW1?

  • Neutral
  • The Allied Powers
  • Central Powers

11

The atomic bombs were dropped on which two cities?

  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • Osaka and Nagasaki
  • Fukuoda and Chiba

12

What year did Japan adopted a new constitution emphasizing liberal democratic practices?

  • 1945
  • 1947
  • 1956

13

What year did the United Nations granted Japan membership?

  • 1956
  • 1970
  • 1960

14

What year did the Allied Occupation of Japan ended?

  • 1949
  • 1952
  • 1955

15

Japan has close economic and military ties with which nation?

  • Germany
  • China
  • USA

16

What's Bushido?

  • 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

17

What's Origami?

  • The traditional Japanese art of Paper Folding
  • The Japanese art of Calligraphy
  • The Japanese art of Pottery

18

What's a Kamikaze?

  • A "Divine Wind"
  • A "Foehn Wind"
  • A "Trade Wind"

19

Which is the 2nd most populated city in Japan?

  • Nagoya
  • Yokohama
  • Osaka

20

Who's the current Emperor of Japan?

  • Emperor Akihito
  • Emperor Jimmu
  • Emperor Showa (Hirohito)

 

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