Japan Quiz

24 Sep

****Updated: 2014 September 28th****

Thank you to the many people who took this “Japan Quiz” during the few days that it was on my blog!

This quiz was more popular than I anticipated, so I’ll make another one in the future.

Here are the answers to the quiz:

 

Here’s a short quiz about Japan.  It’s just for fun and not too difficult.

Submit your answers and I will contact you with you score.

Also, I will put the correct answers on this post after a few days or so (on Sept 28th 2014).

Anyhow, here’s my quiz about Japan with the correct answers in red. (Feel free to leave a comment on this post with any thoughts or questions you have about this quiz):

 

1. What is the name of the country of Japan in Japanese?

(A) Japan  (B) Japon  (C) Nippon  (D) Kingdom of Japan

 

2. What is the essential ingredient for sushi?

(A) Vinegared  rice  (B) Raw fish  (C) Seaweed  (D) Soy sauce

 

3. What are Cherry Blossoms called in Japanese?

(A) Ocha  (B) Sakana  (C)  Sakura  (D) Sanma

 

4. Who is the beloved robot cat from the 22nd century?

(A) Doraemon  (B) Gundam  (C) Chibi-Maruko   (D) Baikin Man

Doraemon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.  Hokkaido is the __________ prefecture in Japan?

(A) northernmost  (B) easternmost   (C) southernmost  (D) westernmost

 

6.  Tokyo Disneyland is actually in ____________ prefecture.

(A) Kanagawa  (B) Chiba  (C) Saitama  (D) Ibaraki

 

7.  What is a shinkansen ?

(A) A postage stamp  (B) A bicycle  (C) A rice cooker  (D) A bullet-train

 

8. A koban is a  ____________ .

(A) post office  (B) police box   (C)  ambulance  (D) train station

 

9.  Which is a traditional Japanese toy?

(A)  Kendama   (B) Pi-man  (C) Makura   (D) Zubon

Japanese kendama toy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.  The flag of Japan is called “_________” in Japanese.

(A) Rising Sun  (B) Aka-shiro  (C) Hi-no-maru  (D) Taiyo-no-hata

15 Responses to “Japan Quiz”

  1. StormGemini September 25, 2014 at 6:14 am #

    Nice Quiz, I’m confident on all but the last one!🙂

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    • tokyo5 September 25, 2014 at 7:22 am #

      Yeah, you missed that one … but still great job!

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  2. ddupre315 September 24, 2014 at 5:19 pm #

    Not sure about Koban or Disney but the rest I’m pretty confident on. 🙂 (I admit to confirming one of my selections on google haha)

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    • tokyo5 September 24, 2014 at 6:13 pm #

      I’ll put the answers on here soon.

      Did you try the quiz? I didn’t get your quiz. Could you send it again (don’t use Google!😉 ) ?

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      • ddupre315 September 24, 2014 at 7:17 pm #

        Oh..I will send again.

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      • tokyo5 September 24, 2014 at 8:01 pm #

        OK. I’ll look for it.

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      • ddupre315 September 29, 2014 at 6:30 am #

        Yay!!! I won! hehe

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      • ddupre315 September 29, 2014 at 6:30 am #

        The book I mean. 😀

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      • tokyo5 September 29, 2014 at 10:01 am #

        Congratulations!

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  3. phoenolf September 24, 2014 at 4:59 pm #

    I have been watching lots of japanese tv programs on youtube, so I feel confident

    (long time no speak, friend)

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    • tokyo5 September 24, 2014 at 6:10 pm #

      Thanks for taking the quiz.
      What Japanese TV shows do you watch?

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      • phoenolf September 25, 2014 at 4:13 am #

        tokyo eye, begin japanology, japanology plus, journey to japan and such (basically shows from NHK)

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      • tokyo5 September 25, 2014 at 7:21 am #

        In Japanese?

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      • phoenolf September 25, 2014 at 2:36 pm #

        most of them are in english (I would have a serious difficult time if they were in japanese >_<)

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      • tokyo5 September 25, 2014 at 3:07 pm #

        🙂

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