Statistics for Japanese History A-Z

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  • This quiz has been taken 99 times
  • The average score is 17 of 25

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
CCountry warred against twice; once between 1894–1895 and then between 1937–1945China
98%
EFormer name of TokyoEdo
94%
KCity that served as capital of Japan prior to 1868Kyoto
94%
PFirst European country to reach JapanPortugal
94%
HJapanese emperor during World War IIHirohito
92%
NCity where the "Fat Man" was droppedNagasaki
92%
MPeople who attempted to invade Japan in the 13th century twice,
but were hit by typhoons both times
Mongols
88%
RThe treaty of Portsmouth ended the war against this country in 1905Russia
87%
VJapan was granted all German possessions in the Pacific north of the equator
in this treaty after the World War I
Versailles
79%
IIsland in which the American Marines raised their flagIwo Jima
75%
QDynasty of C when Japan invaded it during WWIIQing
75%
STitle of the military dictator of Japan during much of 12th to 19th centuryShōgun
75%
ZType of Buddhism that was introduced to Japan in the 12th centuryZen
75%
FNuclear plant that melted down in 2011Fukushima
74%
OWhere Karate originated fromOkinawa
70%
WName of Hokusai's most famous painting: The Great ____ off KanagawaWave
66%
DFirst name of the American general led the Allied occupation of Japan during WWIIDouglas
60%
LPolitical party that has been in power almost continuously since its foundation in 1955{Liberal}
Democratic Party
58%
ALongest-serving prime minister in Japanese historyShinzo Abe
55%
TName of the period during which Japan ended its isolationist foreign policy{Toku}gawa
51%
JMartial art from which judo is derivedJujutsu
48%
YMarshal Admiral that is considered to be the mastermind of the Pearl Harbor attackYamamoto
46%
GBloody battle site in the Solomon IslandsGuadalcanal
42%
UThe first of these in Japan was established in 1858University
38%
BSometimes known as the Japanese Revolution{Boshin} War
17%

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