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What 2 cities did the U.S. drop atomic bombs on?
Hiroshima & Nagasaki
Lady Murasaki was credited with writing "The Tale of Genji", the world's first ________
Manga books, in Japan, are written for _______
c all ages
for all ages
The arts of bonsai, ikebana, gyotaku, and haiku all demonstrate Japan's love of ________
After World War II, the Japanese people learned what?
a Their emperor was entirely responsible for the war.
b Their emperor was going to be dethroned.
c Their emperor was not divine.
Their emperor was not divine.
What is the art of creating miniature trees?
The Shinto religion is unique in that ____________
a comes from China
b has no founder and no concern with the afterlife
c only worships mountains
has no founder and no concern with the afterlife
What blend of two religions do most Japanese follow?
a Shinto & Buddhism
b Shinto & Christianity
c Shinto & Islam
Shinto & Buddhism
The largest and most crowded island in Japan is
What percentage of Japan is covered with mountains?
What is the tallest peak in Japan?
Japan has active volcanoes, hot springs, and earthquakes because it is located along the _____
a Earthquake Alley
b San Andreas Fault
c Ring of Fire
Ring of Fire
What nation occupied Japan after World War II?
The United States
What helped cause the economic slow-down of the 1990s?
a Japan's involvement in the war
b competition from developing nations
c a serious drought
competition from developing nations
What is Japan's primary source of food?
Followers of Shinto worship and pray to
a objects in nature
c both of the above
both of the above
Japan is an archipelago of about 4,000 islands, that taken together equal a land mass about the size of what U.S. state?
The Japanese call their country _________
Japan has a large population , but has very little _____
a living space
b fishing industry
What product helped the Japanese get their start in the electronics industry?
c transistor radios
Before the mid 1800s, Japan ______)
a had good trade relations with the U.S.
b shut itself off from the western world
c exported fish to other countries
shut itself off from the western world
What is the name of Japan's legislature?
Japan's new constitution, written in 1947, did not allow Japan to _______________
a have a military capable of waging war
b let women vote
c have an emperor
have a military capable of waging war