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Age of Ninjas

What do you know about the specialized assassins, saboteurs, and secret agents who were highly-trained proponents of the martial arts, especially what later became known as ninjutsu or 'the art of the ninja'?
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Last updated: September 25, 2021
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First submittedSeptember 24, 2021
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1. Ninjas were covert agents or mercenaries in which feudal country?
China
Mongolia
Japan
South Korea
2. In which century the ninja emerged as mercenaries?
13th Century
18th Century
15th Century
20th Century
3. What is the more proper name for ninja?
Samurai
Shaolin
Shinobi
Daimyo
4. What was the name of ninja leaders?
Jonin
Chonin
Ronin
Genin
5. What is a modern term for a female ninja?
Kuji-kiri
Sensei
Geisha
Kunoichi
6. Which former samurai who was on the losing side in a regional battle met Kain Doshi, a Chinese warrior-monk, and together the two developed a new theory of guerrilla warfare called ninjutsu?
Sho Kosugi
Daisuke Togakure
Oda Nobunaga
Tokugawa Ieyasu
7. What were a ninja’s throwing stars called?
Kama
Shuriken
Kusarigama
Yumi
8. What were a ninja’s straight swords called?
Ninjato
Makibishi
Shikomizue
Katana
9. The most skilled ninja clans were from which regions?
Kanto and Chubu
Kinki and Chugoku
Iga and Koga
Hokkaido and Tohoku
10. Which famous ninja was hired by the distinguished Tokugawa family, and later helped Tokugawa Ieyasu become a ruler?
Tateoka Doshun
Mochizuki Chiyome
Hattori Hanzo
Ishikawa Goemon
11. What belt colour do male ninja wear before they achieve their black belt?
Green
Red
White
Brown
12. Why was the art of ninjutsu formed?
To combat the ruling Samurai class
For the Samurai to practice on
For night fighting
A new martial art was needed
13. What is the higher order of Ninjutsu known as?
Tekko-kagi
Hashashin
Ninpo
Ashiko
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