History Of Asia! Trivia Facts And Questions Quiz

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History Of Asia! Trivia Facts And Questions Quiz

How well do you know the antiquity of Asia? Would you be able to take this quiz? You will be responsible for knowing which two Japanese and Chinese dynasties and periods overlap, the Japanese's primary objective in their invasion of Southeast Asia, and for what the Chinese Tang Dynasty most famous. You truly need to take this intelligent quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which two Japanese and Chinese Dynasties/Periods overlapped?
    • A. 

      The Chinese Warring States period and the Tokugawa Period

    • B. 

      Japanese Warring States Period and the Song Dynasty

    • C. 

      The Qing Dynasty and the Tokugawa

    • D. 

      The Nara Period and the Han Dynasty

    • E. 

      The Meiji period and the People's Republic of China

  • 2. 
    Deng Xiaoping is most famous for its economic policy?
    • A. 

      Opening up and Reform

    • B. 

      Protectionism

    • C. 

      Self Strengthening

    • D. 

      The Great Leap Forward

    • E. 

      The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

  • 3. 
    Saloth Sar (Pol Pot) was the leader of what type of government, in which country, during what time period?
    • A. 

      Communist Government in Cambodia during the 1970s

    • B. 

      Rightist Government in Cambodia During the 1980s

    • C. 

      Communist Government in Laos during the 1960s

    • D. 

      Communist Government in Cambodia During the 1950s

    • E. 

      Rightist Government in Laos during the 1980s

  • 4. 
    What area did Both Japan and Russia have interests in that led them to the Russo Japanese War in 1904?
    • A. 

      Mongolia

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Okinawa

    • D. 

      Hokkaido

    • E. 

      Siberia

  • 5. 
    Sun Yatsen was the first president of China and was instrumental in the creation of a democratic China which he presided over until the until the communist revolution in 1949.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Ryukyu Islands were under the direct control of the Japanese Emperor during the Tokugawa Period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was one of the main objectives of the Japanese in their invasion of Southeast Asia?
    • A. 

      To suppress rebellions against their authority

    • B. 

      To support fledgling communist movements that were fighting against colonialism

    • C. 

      To use south east asia as a new approach to attacking Chian Kaishek's base in Chongqing

    • D. 

      To destroy a key American naval base in Burma

    • E. 

      To use south east asia as a launch point to attack Wang Jingwei's government in Nanjing

  • 8. 
    Which country's history is  "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" based off of?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Cambodia

    • D. 

      India

    • E. 

      China

  • 9. 
    Qin Shi Huangdi applied the teachings of which school philosophy to help him unify China in 221 BC?
    • A. 

      The Confucian School

    • B. 

      The Legalist School

    • C. 

      The Daoist School

    • D. 

      The School of Names

    • E. 

      The Yin Yang School

  • 10. 
    The Burma Road was used by the Americans for what purpose during World War II?
    • A. 

      To transport supplies to the Chinese Communists in Yanan

    • B. 

      To transport supplies to Burmese resistance fighters

    • C. 

      To transport relief supplies to the zones of China occupied by the Japanese

    • D. 

      To transport supplies to assist Wang Jingwei

    • E. 

      To transport military supplies to Chiang Kaisheks government in Chongqing

  • 11. 
    The battle of Sekigahara put which man in power and ushered in which period of Japanese history?
    • A. 

      Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the Azuchi-Momoyama period

    • B. 

      Tokugawa Ieyasu and the Tokugawa Period

    • C. 

      Oda Nobunaga and the Warring States Period

    • D. 

      Ito Hirubumi and the Meiji Period

    • E. 

      Minomoto Yoshitsune and the Kamakura Period

  • 12. 
    In 1919 the revelation that Japan would take inherit German colonial rights in Qingdao was directly related to the may fourth uprising in Beijing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Chinese Tang Dynasty is most famous for its...
    • A. 

      Poetry

    • B. 

      Philosophy

    • C. 

      Litterature

    • D. 

      Military tactics

    • E. 

      Adventurism

  • 14. 
    The Japanese word "Bakufu" describes what type of government?
    • A. 

      Rightist

    • B. 

      Feudal military

    • C. 

      Military dictatorship

    • D. 

      Imperial

    • E. 

      Communist

  • 15. 
    China entered the Korean War after...
    • A. 

      South Korean Troops crossed The 38th Parallel

    • B. 

      North Korean Troops crossed the The 38th Parallel

    • C. 

      South Korean Troops crossed the Yalu River

    • D. 

      American Troop crossed the Yalu River

    • E. 

      American Troops crossed The 38th Parallel

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