Move To Global War - Japan - IB Paper 1 - By Dan Guiney

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Move To Global War - Japan - IB Paper 1 - By Dan Guiney

A little pop quiz for IB students to test knowledge of the reasons for and events involved in Japanese expansion. For more information and resources visit www. Flippinghistory. Net


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Prior to the Meiji restoration what kind of society was Japan?
    • A. 

      Feuding

    • B. 

      Flood

    • C. 

      Fjord

    • D. 

      Feudal

  • 2. 
    Which paper document, drawn up in 1889, set in stone the rules of the new Meiji Restoration?
    • A. 

      Edict

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Proclamation

    • D. 

      Laws

  • 3. 
    Under which Article of the Constitution was the Emperor's demi-God status underwritten?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    How many divisions or houses were there in the new Japanese Diet? (sorry about the picture, bad pun!)
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
    In Meiji Japan teachers had to learn ____________________
    • A. 

      How to cook

    • B. 

      Military skills

    • C. 

      Cross stitch

    • D. 

      Sumo wrestling

  • 6. 
    Japan had been invaded four times by European powers up to the time of the Meiji Restoration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The pre-modern government of Japan had been a military dictatorship in which real authority rested with a ___________
    • A. 

      Shogun

    • B. 

      Land rover

    • C. 

      Seat Ibiza

    • D. 

      Fiesta

  • 8. 
    In what year had Japan forced itself on Korea?
    • A. 

      1676

    • B. 

      1776

    • C. 

      1876

    • D. 

      1976

  • 9. 
    With whom did a war with Japan begin in August 1894?
    • A. 

      Kenya

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      UK

  • 10. 
    At the end of the first Sino-Japanese war, which was a resounding success for Meiji modernisation, China was forced to pay Japan 13,600 tons of what?
    • A. 

      Tea

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Plutonium

  • 11. 
    Which of the following countries was NOT a member of the Tripartite intervention which sought to limit the growth of Japanese power in Asia following the first Sino-Japanese war?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      France

  • 12. 
    What does 'Gashin Shotan' mean in Japanese?
    • A. 

      Live long and prosper

    • B. 

      Endurance and hard work for the achievement of future revenge

    • C. 

      Expelliarmus!

    • D. 

      Be ambitious

  • 13. 
    Which nation signed an agreement with Japan in 1902, pacing the way for the Russo-Japanese war?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Korea

  • 14. 
    Which treaty concluded the Russo-Japanese war, the first time an Asian nation had defeated a European one?
    • A. 

      Treaty of Kangqiao

    • B. 

      Treaty of Andover

    • C. 

      Treaty of Norwich

    • D. 

      Treaty of Portsmouth

  • 15. 
    Which US President once said the Japanese "people have particular fighting capacity"?
    • A. 

      Ted II

    • B. 

      Teddy Bear

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Alvin Simon Theodore

  • 16. 
    Where did Japan defeat German forces in November 1914 during the First World War?
    • A. 

      Heineken

    • B. 

      Budweiser

    • C. 

      Tsingtao

    • D. 

      Chang

  • 17. 
    Whilst Europe was preoccupied with war in the First World War how many demands did Japan impose on China?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      31

  • 18. 
    Japan was made a permanent member of the council of the League of Nations at the end of the First World War, so important was it now as a major economic and military power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What name was given to Japanese foreign policy in the 1920s? (the idea of keeping a strong military but reassuring neighbours they had nothing to fear)
    • A. 

      Shidehara Diplomacy

    • B. 

      Gichana Diplomacy

    • C. 

      Wallace Diplomacy

    • D. 

      Lo Diplomacy

  • 20. 
    What percentage of the US and British navy did the Washington Naval Conference of 1921-22 allow Japan to maintain?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      55%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      65%

  • 21. 
    Japan had experienced rapid industrialisation prior to the First World War thanks to the Meiji Restoration. By what percentage did industrial output increase?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      100%

    • C. 

      150%

    • D. 

      250%

  • 22. 
    The textile industry led Japanese industrialisation in the Meiji period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What is the Japanese word for monopolies that dominated industry? (clue: the word begins with a capital 'Z')
  • 24. 
    What happened to the Japanese economy after 1920?
    • A. 

      Grew

    • B. 

      Stayed the same

    • C. 

      Shrank

  • 25. 
    Unemployment led to a rise in the popularity of which group?
    • A. 

      Fascists

    • B. 

      Communists

    • C. 

      Samurai

    • D. 

      Smurfs

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