Shogunate Japan Quiz

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Shogunate Japan Quiz

Year 8 History Shogunate Japan Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In ancient Japan the emperor was seen as:
    • A. 

      A powerful warrior

    • B. 

      A descendent of the sun god Amaterasu

    • C. 

      Ruling by a mandate from heaven

    • D. 

      A barbarian conquering general

  • 2. 
    Who really controlled Japan?
    • A. 

      The Emperor

    • B. 

      Farmers

    • C. 

      The Shogun

    • D. 

      Daimyo

  • 3. 
    Who was the Shogun (as being different from the emperor)?
  • 4. 
    Feudal Japan was divided into smaller sections, each controlled by a:
    • A. 

      Daimyo

    • B. 

      Shogun

    • C. 

      Ronin

    • D. 

      Samurai

  • 5. 
    The samurai lived by a strict code of honor known as:
    • A. 

      Seppuku

    • B. 

      Zen

    • C. 

      Bushido

    • D. 

      Shinto

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about Japanese peasants?
    • A. 

      They were often poor

    • B. 

      They could be killed for dishonoring the samurai class

    • C. 

      They could not move or marry without permission

    • D. 

      They were the lowest class in feudal society

  • 7. 
    Samurai boys were usually given their first sword by what age?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      They weren't given a sword until they had completed their training.

  • 8. 
    Which philosopher informed Japan's feudal structure?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Confucius

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Buddha

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