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5 Matching questions

  1. Daimyo
  2. Fujiwara Clan
  3. Toyotomi Hideyoshi
  4. Asuka Period
  5. Kamikaze
  1. a Shogun who ended the "Warring States" period and expelled the European missionaries.
  2. b The 'divine wind' that repelled the Mongolian threat.
  3. c Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army
  4. d Period in which the government wished to give the emperor more power, similar to the Chinese emperor.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Attempt to remake Japanese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor; included attempts to create professional bureaucracy and peasant conscript army.
  2. During the _____ period writing, culture, ideas, and governmental policies were all adopted from Korea. The population grew, a written language was established, and Buddhism was introduced to Japan from China. The Yamato family/clan became the most important family in the nation, and started the line of Japanese Emperors. The _____ period lasted from 250 - 538.
  3. The position the Fujiwara will take over which is like prime minister
  4. The practice of each diamyo having to spend every other year in Edo.
  5. One the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)

5 True/False questions

  1. ShintoismReligion located in Japan and related to Buddhism, focuses particularly on nature and ancestor worship.


  2. Sengoku PeriodThe "Warring States" period that lasted from 1467-1590 during which the daimyo gain autonomous power and challenged the shoguns.


  3. SamuraiOne the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)


  4. RoninSupreme military commander


  5. Minamoto YoritomoPeriod in which a Buddhist monk married into the Royal family, bringing Chinese influence to Japan.