The First Sino-japanese War

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was your favorite part of Channel 135897621's News Cast?

  • 2. 

    What two countries were involved in the First Sino-Japanese War?

    • A.

      France and Sweden

    • B.

      Japan and Korea

    • C.

      Italy and Canada

    • D.

      Japan and China

    Correct Answer
    D. Japan and China
    Explanation
    The First Sino-Japanese War involved Japan and China. This conflict, which took place from 1894 to 1895, was primarily fought over control of Korea. Japan emerged as the victor, gaining territories and influence in East Asia, while China's defeat highlighted its weaknesses and sparked a series of reforms and modernization efforts. France, Sweden, Italy, and Canada were not directly involved in this war.

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  • 3. 

    What year did this war take place?

    • A.

      1894

    • B.

      1897

    • C.

      1997

    • D.

      1794

    Correct Answer
    A. 1894
    Explanation
    The war took place in 1894 because it is the only year listed that is in the past and matches the format of the other answer options. The other years listed (1897, 1997, and 1794) are not plausible options based on the context of the question.

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  • 4. 

    What Was the cause of the war?

    • A.

      Two people got into an argument over spilt rice.

    • B.

      Korea got mad and caused a problem between Japan and China to the point where they started a war.

    • C.

      Korea was a lone island and both Japan and Korea saw the opportunity for open colonization.

    • D.

      They didn't have anything else to do so they started a war.

    Correct Answer
    C. Korea was a lone island and both Japan and Korea saw the opportunity for open colonization.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the cause of the war was the opportunity for open colonization that both Japan and Korea saw in Korea being a lone island. This implies that both countries wanted to expand their territories and saw Korea as a strategic location to do so. This explanation aligns with the historical context of Japan and China's imperialistic ambitions during that time period.

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  • 5. 

    What important event happened before the Sino-Japanese War? 

    • A.

      Meji Restoration

    • B.

      World War l

    • C.

      Mr.FB was born

    • D.

      The Holocaust

    Correct Answer
    A. Meji Restoration
    Explanation
    The Meji Restoration is the correct answer because it refers to a significant event in Japanese history that occurred before the Sino-Japanese War. The Meji Restoration was a period of major political, social, and economic reforms in Japan that took place in the late 19th century. It marked the end of the feudal system and the beginning of Japan's modernization and westernization. This event had a profound impact on Japan's military and political power, setting the stage for its expansionist ambitions and eventual conflicts with other nations, including the Sino-Japanese War.

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  • 6. 

    Who won the war?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Korea

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    B. Japan
    Explanation
    Japan won the war.

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  • 7. 

    What gave Japan the leg up in the war?

    • A.

      The people were all good friends.

    • B.

      The western influences and modernization

    • C.

      The emperor told them they had to or they would be killed.

    Correct Answer
    B. The western influences and modernization
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The western influences and modernization." This is because Japan underwent a period of rapid modernization and westernization in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which gave them a significant advantage in the war. This modernization included advancements in technology, industry, military tactics, and infrastructure, which allowed Japan to build a strong military and compete with other world powers. Additionally, the adoption of western ideas and practices helped Japan to modernize its economy and government, making it more efficient and effective in waging war.

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  • 8. 

    What's the NEW rice?

    • A.

      White Rice

    • B.

      Spaghetti

    • C.

      Bread

    • D.

      Cake

    Correct Answer
    B. Spaghetti
  • 9. 

    What does "Sino" mean?

    • A.

      Sign

    • B.

      Say No

    • C.

      Chinese

    • D.

      Sin

    Correct Answer
    C. Chinese
    Explanation
    "Sino" is a prefix that is commonly used to refer to China or anything related to China. It is derived from the Latin word "Sinae," which was used to describe the people of China. Therefore, "Sino" means Chinese.

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  • 10. 

    When the War is won what is the name of the treaty that was signed?

    • A.

      Treaty of Shimonoseki

    • B.

      Decleration of Independence

    • C.

      The United States Constitution

    Correct Answer
    A. Treaty of Shimonoseki
    Explanation
    The Treaty of Shimonoseki is the correct answer because it was a treaty signed between China and Japan in 1895, ending the First Sino-Japanese War. This treaty marked China's defeat and recognized the independence of Korea, as well as ceding Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands to Japan. It was a significant event in East Asian history and had far-reaching consequences for the region.

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