Statistics for History of Japan Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 224 times
    (133 since last reset)
  • The average score is 15 of 23

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Which were the two cities that were struck by Atomic bombs?Hiroshima
99%
What event did Japan host in 1964 for the first time and will again in 2020?Summer Olympics
96%
Which were the two cities that were struck by Atomic bombs?Nagasaki
96%
What type of natural disaster devastated the northern parts of Honshu in 2011?Earthquake
93%
What was the capital of Japan prior to 1868?Kyoto
93%
Who was the emperor of Japan during World War II?Emperor Hirohito
88%
By what name was Tokyo formerly known as prior to 1868?Edo
86%
Which European country was the first to reach Japan?Portugal
78%
What people attempted to invade Japan in the 13th century twice, but were hit
by typhoons both times?
Mongols
78%
The treaty of Portsmouth ended the war against which country in 1905?Russia
77%
What was the title of the military dictator of Japan during most of the period
spanning from 1185 to 1868?
Shōgun
71%
Which American general led the Allied occupation of Japan durign World War II?Douglas MacArthur
65%
Which nuclear plant melted down in 2011 as a consequence of the above?Fukushima
64%
Which type of Buddhism was introduced to Japan in the 12th century?Zen
55%
Who is considered to be the longest-serving prime minister in Japanese history?Shinzo Abe
53%
From which region does Karate originate?Okinawa
49%
Which emperor transformed Japan from an isolationist feudal state to an industrialized
world power and moved the capital to Tokyo in 1868?
Emperor Meiji
45%
What "T" name was given to the government of the above between 1600–1868?Tokugawa
39%
Murasaki Shikibu's "The Tale of Genji", written between 1000–1012, is widely considered to
be the first of what type of literary work in the history of the world?
Novel
38%
Which Marshal Admiral is considered to be the mastermind of the Pearl Harbor attack?Isoroku Yamamoto
37%
Which animator directed "Spirited Away" and "My Neighbor Totoro"?Hayao Miyazaki
36%
What stock market index has been measuring the performance of the 225 publicly owned
major companies in Japan since its foundation in 1950?
{Nikkei} 225
32%
Which work of Katsushika Hokusai is considered to be the most recognizable
painting of Japanese art in the world?
The Great Wave
off {Kanagawa}
28%

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