History Of Asia! Trivia Facts And Questions Quiz

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History Of Asia! Trivia Facts And Questions Quiz

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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