Japan History Quiz!
Gearing up for the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics? How much do YOU know about Japan? Put your skills to the test with this epic history quiz!
In 2021, Tokyo is hosting the summer Olympic Games for the second time! But in what year did Japan last host?
How many islands in total does Japan have?
What does the term 'Samurai' literally mean?
Tokyo was promoted to host the Olympics in 1940, but the games were cancelled. Why?
Who is the ceremonial head of state in Japan?
Japan records the most earthquakes in the world every year. True or false?
The worst earthquake occurred in 1923 – what was it called?
What was the name of the 40th emperor of Japan, who died in 686?
What came after the Jōmon Period in 300 B.C.?
Japan has always led the world in video games. The world's first fighting game – Sega's 'Heavyweight Champ' was released in what year?
Karaoke originated in Japan. True or false?
What is 69% of Japan covered in?
Oh dear! It seems you may need to brush up on Japanese history if you're to ever go for gold! Never mind, why not retake the quiz and improve your score?
Not so hot! While not the worst score possible, you may need to brush up on your Japanese history trivia if you're to achieve true quiz greatness. Never mind! Why not retake the quiz and improve your score?
Pretty good! While not an absolutely PERFECT score, you're fairly in the know when it comes to Japanese history… a very respectable result, good job!
Amazing! You got a PERFECT score! You really know your Japanese history… and this was a particularly difficult quiz! We bow to your superior knowledge. An incredible result, well done!