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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Ronin
  2. Shogun
  3. Alternate Attendance
  4. Samurai
  5. Kami
  1. a The practice of each diamyo having to spend every other year in Edo.
  2. b Supreme military commander
  3. c Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy
  4. d One the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
  5. e Masterless samurai

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Powerful family of regents in Japan that monopolized the regent positions. They dominated the government of Japan 794-1160; domination of civil administration was lost by the establishment of the first shogunate.
  2. Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army
  3. The position the Fujiwara will take over which is like prime minister
  4. First shogun of Japan; he started the tradition of shogunates; he passed all his land to his oldest son.
  5. Japanese overlord who established a shogunate headed by his family for more than 250 years, isolated Japan from the world and restricted marriage to members of the same class.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sengoku Period(794 - 1100) Classical period which involved 300 years of developing a new culture; growth of large estates; arts and literature of china flourished; elaborate court life; personal diaries moved away from Chinese culture.


  2. KamikazeThe 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.


  3. Asuka PeriodPeriod in which the government wished to give the emperor more power, similar to the Chinese emperor.


  4. BushidoTraditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living; "way of the warrior"


  5. Oda NobunagaJapanese lord who seized the imperial capital Kyoto in 1568 and sought to rule the empire by force; revolutionized Japanese warfare (firearms)


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