Do You Know Japan?

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Japan Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will teach you lots about the history of Japan, including the reason why Japan isolated itself from the world and the beginning of the Edo Era of Great Peace.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 4 main islands Japan is composed of?
    • A. 

      Hokkaido, Honshu, Edo, and Osaka

    • B. 

      Kyushu, Hokkaido, Deshima, and Tanegashima

    • C. 

      Hokkaido, Kyushu, Deshima, and Osaka

    • D. 

      Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu

  • 2. 
    Japan is only about ________ the size of Alberta. (Use a fraction)
  • 3. 
    Embargo is the isolation of one's country from another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What country was the first to travel to Japan?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Netherlands

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Korea

  • 5. 
    Japan had once been a country consisting of about 250 small regions each under the rule of a commander. These commanders were called....?
    • A. 

      Shoguns

    • B. 

      Daimyos

    • C. 

      Emperors

  • 6. 
    In what year did Hideyoshi unite the country for the first time?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1603

    • C. 

      1590

    • D. 

      1593

  • 7. 
    Ieyasu became the most powerful man in the history of Japan and later became shogun. He was the third shogun after the Minamoto and the Ashikaga.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    _____ was the reason why Japan isolated itself from the world.
  • 9. 
    The Dutch were the only foreigners allowed in Japan during the Sakoku (closed country) period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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