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Sengoku period Japan quiz

The Sengoku period refers to Japan's "Warring States" period from 1467-1600. Answer these questions about the time period!
For purposes of this quiz, the Sengoku period ran from 1467-1600 CE.
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Last updated: December 04, 2018
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Year
Hint
Answer
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What city was the official capital of Japan and residence of the Emperor during this time?
Kyoto
1603
What city became the seat of power and de facto capital?
Edo
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Which religion began to gain popularity in Japan during this period, but was banned in the early 1600s?
Christianity
1553-1564
Which two daimyo (clan leaders) had a legendary rivalry, including five battles at Kawanakajima?
Takeda Shingen
Uesugi Kenshin
1573
Who was deposed as Shogun, bringing his dynasty which had ruled since the 1300s to an end?
Ashikaga Yoshiaki
1575
The Oda clan defeated the famed Takeda cavalry by innovative use of musket lines in a battle near which castle?
Nagashino
1582
What warlord was killed when one of his samurai retainers trapped him in the temple at HonnĊ-ji and burned it down?
Oda Nobunaga
Year
Hint
Answer
1582
Which samurai committed this betrayal?
Akechi Mitsuhide
1588
When peasants were outlawed from owning weapons, many swords were confiscated, melted down and turned into a statue of who?
Buddha
1585-1598
Which warlord succeeded in conquering all of Japan, but could not obtain the title Shogun and failed to build a lasting dynasty?
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
1592-1598
Which country did Japanese forces invade but fail to conquer?
Korea
1600
Who became Shogun and established a dynasty that ruled Japan in relative peace until the mid 19th century?
Tokugawa Ieyasu
What battle decisively ended the Sengoku era?
Battle of Sekigahara
Which English sailor arrived in Japan and eventually became a samurai?
William Adams
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