Japan And Sadako

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Japan Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to test the comprehension and understanding of Japan and the story of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. The test is made up of multiple choice, fill in the blank, true and false, short answer, and essay.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Chizuko is Sadako's:
    • A. 

      Sister

    • B. 

      Brother

    • C. 

      Best friend

    • D. 

      Grandmother

  • 2. 
    Instead of letters, Japan writes words using:
    • A. 

      Characters

    • B. 

      Numbers

    • C. 

      Symbols

    • D. 

      Pictures

  • 3. 
    In the story, how many cranes did Sadako make before she passed away?
    • A. 

      356

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      747

    • D. 

      644

  • 4. 
    These are one of the two good luck signs that Sadako finds in Chapter 1 are:
    • A. 

      Clouds

    • B. 

      Spiders

    • C. 

      Butterflies

    • D. 

      Paper cranes

  • 5. 
    Of the four main islands, this island is the biggest and most populated. It is also home to the country's capital.
    • A. 

      Hokkaido

    • B. 

      Kyushu

    • C. 

      Shikoku

    • D. 

      Honshu

  • 6. 
    On what continent is Japan located?
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 7. 
    This is the Sasaki family ancestor who died in the atom bomb blast and who is remembered during the memorial.
    • A. 

      Ducky grandmother

    • B. 

      Nana

    • C. 

      Oba-chan

    • D. 

      Sensei-chan

  • 8. 
    This disease is a result of the atom bomb.
    • A. 

      Mononucleosis

    • B. 

      Liver disease

    • C. 

      Measles

    • D. 

      Leukemia

  • 9. 
    When is Peace Day in Japan?
    • A. 

      August 6, 1954

    • B. 

      August 9, 1955

    • C. 

      August 6, 1945

    • D. 

      August 9, 1945

  • 10. 
    Sadako first noticed her dizziness while she was competing in a swimming event.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Kimonos are worn on a daily basis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Japan is known as the "Land of the Rising Sun."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Sadako got Leukemia while she was in her mother's womb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Japan uses the yen as a way of payment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is the capital of Japan?
  • 16. 
    Japan has two major industries. What are both?
  • 17. 
    Japan is to the _______ of China.
  • 18. 
    Explain the legend of the paper cranes.
  • 19. 
    Why did Sadako wait until her family left the hospital room to cry?
  • 20. 
    Explain the memorial day (carnival) that Sadako went to with Chizuko.