Japan - World Geography

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World Geography Quizzes & Trivia

Japan trivia. World geography


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  • 1. 
    The governing body in Japan is called
    • A. 

      Reduction

    • B. 

      Diet

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      Parliament

  • 2. 
    The Meiji Restoration in 1868
    • A. 

      Got rid of the last Shogun and helped China enter the modern era and a democratic government

    • B. 

      Ushered in a monarchy

    • C. 

      Restored power to the samurai and gave landowners more rights

    • D. 

      Allowed communism to flourish and Japan to become isolationists

  • 3. 
    The current government of Japan is a
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Theocracy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 4. 
    The highest point in Japan is
    • A. 

      Mt. Fujimoto

    • B. 

      Mt. Yakamoto

    • C. 

      Mt. Fujimora

    • D. 

      Mt. Fuji

  • 5. 
    Japan's literacy rates are
    • A. 

      Declining

    • B. 

      Some of the highest in the world

    • C. 

      Nonexistent

    • D. 

      Some of the lowest in the world

  • 6. 
    Japan has lots of earthquakes because
    • A. 

      It's effected by tsunamis

    • B. 

      It lies where two tectonic plates meet

    • C. 

      It lies on a subduction zone

    • D. 

      It's got really bad luck

  • 7. 
    Japan, like the Eastern Shore of Virginia, is a _________ for birds.
    • A. 

      Fly-a-way

    • B. 

      Breeding ground

    • C. 

      Flyway

    • D. 

      No fly zone

  • 8. 
    Japan's birthrates are among the ______ in the world.
    • A. 

      Lowest

    • B. 

      Highest

    • C. 

      Most growing

    • D. 

      Most inconsistent

  • 9. 
    Japan has a trade surplus, which means
    • A. 

      They buy more than they sell from foreign nations

    • B. 

      They have too many goods on hand to sell

    • C. 

      They're not making things people want to buy

    • D. 

      They sell more than they buy from foreign nations

  • 10. 
    Japan must import some food because less than ____ of their land is arable.
    • A. 

      9%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      11%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 11. 
    The capital of Japan is
    • A. 

      Kobe

    • B. 

      Okinawa

    • C. 

      Tokyo

    • D. 

      Tukoshima

  • 12. 
    The cold northern current that effects Japan is called
    • A. 

      Chisima

    • B. 

      Chisna

    • C. 

      Christmas

    • D. 

      Chiba

  • 13. 
    A major source of protein in Japan is
    • A. 

      Beef

    • B. 

      Chicken

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Pork

  • 14. 
    There are ____ people per square mile in Japan.
    • A. 

      86

    • B. 

      867

    • C. 

      8,670

    • D. 

      8

  • 15. 
    Most Japanese are
    • A. 

      Methodists

    • B. 

      Muslims

    • C. 

      Buddhists

    • D. 

      Hindus

  • 16. 
    In Japan during the late 1100's a powerful warlord was called a
    • A. 

      Shogun

    • B. 

      Samurai

    • C. 

      Ninja

    • D. 

      Shinto

  • 17. 
    In the late 1100's landowners were protected by professional warriors called
    • A. 

      Samurai

    • B. 

      Shoguns

    • C. 

      Body guards

    • D. 

      Soldiers

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