Only A True Samurai Could Pass This Japanese History Quiz

Hai! This test is not for the faint-hearted.

Neville
Created by Neville
On Dec 28, 2016
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What is the name of the first Mythical Emperor of Japan?

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The Japanese writing system was born out of which language?

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Which clan would one have to claim ancestry from in order to be Shogun?

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What is the name for the Warring States Period in Japan?

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Who was emperor of Japan during the Second World War?

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What was the form of government that held power before the Meiji Restoration?

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What kind of blade is the Samurai warrior famous for wielding?

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Which event sparked the beginning of the Edo Period?

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What was the bakufu (shogunate) response to the increasing power of European nations?

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When Matthew Perry arrived in 1853, what treaty was signed the next year, finally opening up Japan?

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Which event resulted in the restoration of the Emperor Meiji?

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What side were the Japanese on in the First World War?

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When did Japan invade Manchuria?

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TRUE or FALSE: After World War II, Japan remained a backwards nation with a small economy.

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Why did Japan surrender in August of 1945?

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TRUE or FALSE: The first Olympics to ever be hosted in Asia were held in Tokyo.

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