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  There are 18 quizzes and 215 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: Japan - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 215 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
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Japanese History Review

This is a fairly difficult Japanese history quiz. It is designed as a challenge for experts in the history of Japan, and as a learning experience for non-experts. Please enjoy.
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
3120 plays
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Historic Realms: The Tokugawa Shogunate

A little rusty on your history? Come learn a little about the world's historic realms in this photo quiz series. Here we will talk about the Tokugawa Shogunate. (If you would like to have a better view of the images/maps, please click on them to enlarge!
Average (10 qns)
trident
210 plays
3
History of Japan, 1615-1868

Continuing further this general history of Japan, from the end of the civil wars in 1615, to the revolution of 1868.
Tough (15 qns)
Finduskeepus
750 plays
4
So You Want to Be a Samurai

Do you like standing with your legs apart and your hands on your hips? Do you frequently find yourself yelling "banzai" for no apparent reason? Maybe you should have been a samurai. Take this quiz to find out.
Average (10 qns)
deputygary
606 plays
5
History of Japan, 1333-1615

Continuing this general history of Japan, from the fall of one Sh˘gunate in 1333, to the rise of another in 1615.
Difficult (15 qns)
Finduskeepus
609 plays
6
History of Japan, 1868-Present

Completing this general history of Japan, from the end of the feudal era to the present day.
Tough (15 qns)
Finduskeepus
897 plays
7
The Reunification Period

By the mid-16th century, central authority in Japan had been broken down for nearly 100 years. With the rise of Oda Nobunaga, and after him Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu, the country was reunified. A quiz on the three great unifiers of Japan.
Average (15 qns)
Finduskeepus
393 plays
8
The Samurai

I love the Samurai. I hope this quiz will aid in learning about the culture and traditions of these warriors.
Average (10 qns)
Bdawg89
1365 plays
9
The Japanese Abductions

In the 1970s and 1980s, Japanese citizens were abducted from their homeland and while overseas. This quiz is about this international incident and the fates of those abducted.
Tough (10 qns)
albinerhawk
360 plays
10
Sengoku Jidai

The Sengoku Jidai, or Warring States Period of Japan is one of the best known topics in Japanese history. I'm not going to make this easy for you, though. So, do you think you have what it takes to fight with the samurai?
Average (10 qns)
sanguo
351 plays
11
Tokyo - A History

Tokyo, Japan has a long history stretching back to at least the 3rd millennium BC. Today, it is one of the most populous and modernized cities in the world. This quiz explores Tokyo's rich history from humble village to bustling metropolis.
Average (10 qns)
Joepetz
1842 plays
12
The Bakumatsu Period

This quiz deals with the period 1853-1867 when, following the arrival of American ships, the Japanese struggled over the great question of how Japan should face the future and who should lead her. It requires some familiarity with the subject.
Difficult (15 qns)
Finduskeepus
420 plays
13
History of Japan to 1333

A general history of Japan, from prehistoric times until the momentous year of 1333.
Difficult (15 qns)
Finduskeepus
453 plays
14
Famous Japanese Samurai

All questions included in this quiz relate to famous Japanese samurai from the Heian (Fujisawa) period through the modern era.
Tough (10 qns)
fleecyewe
1254 plays
15
The Imperial Japanese Army, 1868-1945

This quiz will test your knowledge of the personnel, institutions, and policies of the IJA, with less emphasis on battles and weapons. Names of people are in Japanese (and Chinese) order, family name first.
Difficult (15 qns)
Guiguzi
204 plays
16
The Imperial Japanese Navy, 1868-1945

Like the companion quiz on the Imperial Japanese Army, this gives more attention to policies, politics, and people than to weapons and battles. Names are in Japanese order, family name first.
Difficult (15 qns)
Guiguzi
168 plays
17
The History of Okinawan Martial Arts

This quiz is a mix bag of questions about Okinawan martial arts. History, people and the martial arts themselves.
Tough (10 qns)
NewBudo
141 plays
18
Five Japanese History Stumpers

Japanese history was filled with civil wars during the Shengoku Period, leading to the final unification with Tokugawa Ieyasu. Here are some tidbits of earlier Japanese people.
Difficult (5 qns)
thejazzkickazz
1206 plays
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