What Do You Know About Miyamoto Musashi

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What Do You Know About Miyamoto Musashi - Quiz

Miyamoto is also known as Shinmen Takezo, or by his Buddhist name, Niten Doraku. An expert Japanese swordsman, martial arts philosophy writer and ronin. Take a quiz and learn about him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This expert swordsman also known as Shinmen Takezo was born in?

    • A.

      1586

    • B.

      1588

    • C.

      1584

    • D.

      1583

    Correct Answer
    C. 1584
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1584. This is the birth year of the expert swordsman known as Shinmen Takezo.

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  • 2. 

    The book of five rings is a text on kenjutsu and the martial arts in general, it was written in the year?

    • A.

      1658

    • B.

      1660

    • C.

      1645

    • D.

      1655

    Correct Answer
    C. 1645
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1645. The book of five rings is a renowned text that focuses on kenjutsu and the martial arts. It was written in 1645, providing valuable insights into the strategies and philosophies of swordsmanship. This book, authored by the samurai Miyamoto Musashi, is considered a classic in the field and continues to be studied and referenced by martial artists and enthusiasts worldwide.

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  • 3. 

    Miyamoto was a greatest swordsman and samurai, he was born in?

    • A.

      Mangudai Province

    • B.

      Harima Province

    • C.

      Oboro Province

    • D.

      Han Province

    Correct Answer
    B. Harima Province
    Explanation
    Miyamoto was a renowned swordsman and samurai, indicating that he must have been born in a province known for its martial arts tradition. Among the options provided, Harima Province is the most likely choice as it was historically known for its samurai culture and produced many skilled warriors. The other provinces listed do not have as strong of a connection to samurai and swordsmanship.

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  • 4. 

    He created a style of kenjitsu that uses two swords simultaneously and won to death, how many duels did he win before death?

    • A.

      60

    • B.

      35

    • C.

      56

    • D.

      50

    Correct Answer
    A. 60
    Explanation
    The given question states that the person created a style of kenjitsu that uses two swords simultaneously and won until death. This implies that the person won every duel they participated in until they died. Therefore, the correct answer is 60, indicating that the person won 60 duels before their death.

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  • 5. 

    His most famous duel was against Sasaki Kojiro, his greatest and most skilled opponent. He died in the year?

    • A.

      1678

    • B.

      1669

    • C.

      1645

    • D.

      1654

    Correct Answer
    A. 1678
    Explanation
    The given passage states that the protagonist's most famous duel was against Sasaki Kojiro, his greatest and most skilled opponent. Based on this information, it can be inferred that the protagonist died after this duel took place. Among the given options, the only year that is after 1678 is 1678 itself. Therefore, the correct answer is 1678.

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  • 6. 

    Sasaki fought many duels against Japan’s best and never lost among them was?

    • A.

      Miyamoto Akai

    • B.

      Alba Wanhan

    • C.

      Musashi Miyamoto

    • D.

      Oboro Sama

    Correct Answer
    C. Musashi Miyamoto
    Explanation
    Sasaki fought numerous duels against Japan's top fighters and emerged victorious in all of them. Among these skilled opponents was Musashi Miyamoto.

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  • 7. 

    He was acclaimed as the samurai warrior and sword saint, he was born in?

    • A.

      Tokyo

    • B.

      Haroun

    • C.

      Mimaska Province

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    C. Mimaska Province
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mimaska Province. This is because the question is asking about the birthplace of the acclaimed samurai warrior and sword saint. Among the given options, Mimaska Province is the only location mentioned that could potentially be the birthplace. Tokyo is a city, Haroun is not a known location, and Japan is the country where all the options are located. Therefore, Mimaska Province is the most likely answer.

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  • 8. 

    Miyamoto founded the Hyotho Niten Ichi-ryu or Nito Ryu style of swordsmanship and wrote?

    • A.

      Art of War

    • B.

      Chieng Tzao

    • C.

      Go Rin No

    • D.

      Go Rin No Sho

    Correct Answer
    D. Go Rin No Sho
    Explanation
    Miyamoto founded the Hyotho Niten Ichi-ryu or Nito Ryu style of swordsmanship and wrote "Go Rin No Sho".

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  • 9. 

    Miyamoto was an invincible samurai from Japan’s Edo period and the greatest swordsman to ever live? He died in?

    • A.

      Xing Province

    • B.

      Han Province

    • C.

      Higo Province

    • D.

      Higi Province

    Correct Answer
    C. Higo Province
    Explanation
    Miyamoto was an invincible samurai from Japan's Edo period and the greatest swordsman to ever live. He died in Higo Province.

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  • 10. 

    He lived in Miyamoto village, in the Yoshino district, his childhood name was?

    • A.

      Bennosuke

    • B.

      Gennosuke

    • C.

      Emperor

    • D.

      Xiangu

    Correct Answer
    A. Bennosuke
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bennosuke. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question, which states that he lived in Miyamoto village and his childhood name was being asked. The other options, Gennosuke, Emperor, and Xiangu, are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be considered as the correct answer.

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