Japan Quiz: 103 Quiz Questions and Answers about Japan

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Quiz Questions And Answers about Japan

Questions about Japan

Round 1: Easy Japan Trivia Quiz Questions

  1. What is the capital of Japan?
  2. Who became the Japanese emperor in 2019?
  3. Which currency is in use in Japan?
  4. What is Sakura?
  5. Japan is the third biggest economy in the world. After which two countries?
  6. Which two colours are on the flag of Japan?
  7. What is the largest Japanese island?
  8. What is Japan’s name in Japanese?
  9. What is the traditional dress of Japan?
  10. Which volcano erupted in 1707?

Round 2: Japan General Knowledge Multiple Choice Quiz Questions

  1. What is the current population of Japan?
    1. 25.8 million
    2. 75.8 million
    3. 105.8 million
    4. 125.8 million
  2. What is ‘Shinto’?
    1. A city
    2. A type of train
    3. A religion
    4. A traditional dish
  3. What is the most popular western nickname for Japan?
    1. Land of the Rising Sun
    2. The red dragon
    3. Down Under
    4. Land of Fire
  4. What is the population of Tokyo?
    1. 3.96 million
    2. 6.96 million
    3. 9.96 million
    4. 13.96 million
  5. Which type of deer is also known as the spotted deer or the Japanese deer?
    1. Muntjac
    2. Water deer
    3. Reindeer
    4. Sika Deer
  6. What is Kinkaku-ji?
    1. A mountain peak
    2. A city
    3. A temple
    4. A train station
  7. What is the other name given to the Japanese macaque?
    1. Summer Monkey
    2. Snow Monkey
    3. Spring Monkey
    4. Sun Monkey
  8. In which city can you find Godzilla Road?
    1. Nara
    2. Nagoya
    3. Osaka
    4. Tokyo
  9. How is the culture of cuteness in Japan called?
    1. Hawaii
    2. Kawaii
    3. Hakaii
    4. Kahaii
  10. If you are taking the fastest train from Tokyo to Osaka, how long will it take?
    1. 2h30
    2. 3h30
    3. 4h30
    4. 5h30

Round 3: Japan geography Quiz Questions

  1. What is the highest mountain in Japan?
  2. What are the 4 main islands of Japan (1 point each)?
  3. What is the name of the sea between Japan, Russia and Korea?
  4. What is the longest river in Japan?
  5. Which range of mountain is Mount Kita part of?

Round 4: Japan Music Quiz Questions

  1. Which famous Japanese woman was married to John Lennon?
  2. Hikaru Utada has two nationality. Japanese and?
  3. Which Japanese singer released the albums “Duty” and “My story”?
  4. Which band was Namie Amuro part of in 1992?
  5. What musical genre is Koda Kumi known for?
  6. Which Japanese singer is known for the songs “Harajuku Iyahoi” and “PonPonPon”?
  7. What was the name of Daichi Miura’s 2018 album?
  8. Which city is Masaharu Fukuyama from?

Round 5: Books about Japan & Japanese Literature Quiz Questions

  1. Which author wrote ‘Almost Transparent Blue’?
  2. Complete the name of this book by Victoria Abbott Riccardi “Untangling My ________”.
  3. Who wrote ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’?
  4. Which book by Will Ferguson was originally called ‘Hokkaido Highway Blues’?
  5. Which author wrote ‘Kafka on the Shore’?

Round 6: Japan Movies Quiz Questions

  1. How many samurai are there in the 1954 movie “_______ Samurai”.
  2. Who directed “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro”?
  3. When was ‘Akira’ released?
  4. Which 2000 movie stars Tatsuya Fujiwara and Aki Maeda?
  5. Who directed the 1953 movie Tokyo Story?
  6. Which actress played Charlotte in Lost In Translation?
  7. Which British presenter hosted the travel TV show ‘Our Man in Japan’?
  8. Which Fast and Furious movie has the name of the Japanese city in the title?

Round 7: Japan TV Shows Quiz Questions

  1. What is Pokémon an abbreviation for in Japan?
  2. What is Kenji’s job in ‘What Did You Eat Yesterday’?
  3. In which city is “Alice in Borderland” set?
  4. What type of series is ‘Erased’?
  5. In which TV show do you follow a novelist called Shin Michima?
  6. In Friends, who comes up with the concept of Unagi?

Round 8: Japan History Quiz Questions

  1. Who was the first emperor of Japan?
  2. On which side was Japan in WWI – Allies or Axis?
  3. Which US military based was attack by Japan during WWII?
  4. On which side was Japan in WWII – Allies or Axis?
  5. What was the capital of Japan before Tokyo?
  6. When did Japan become a member of the United Nations?
  7. Which two Japanese cities were bombed by the US in 1945?

Round 9: Japanese food Quiz Questions

  1. What type of meat are Kobe and Wagyu?
  2. Which Japanese dish consists of food battered and deep fried?
  3. Which meat is used to make Yakitori?
  4. Are Soba noodles thick or thin?
  5. Is there rice in Sashimis?
  6. What broth is used to make Miso Soup?
  7. What does Donburi mean in Japanese?
  8. What type of flour is used to make Udon?

Round 10: Japan sports Quiz Questions

  1. Iwama Ryu, Iwama Shin Shin Aiki Shuren Kai are all forms of which Japanese martial art?
  2. Where were the Winter Olympics are held in 1998?
  3. Which sport is Naomi Osaka known for?
  4. How many times has Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics?
  5. Which sport is Mao Asada known for?
  6. What is the is the top division of the Japan Professional Football League?
  7. Which sport is Ichiro Suzuki known for?

Round 11: Travel Quiz Questions about Japan

  1. In which city can you find the Universal Studios in Japan?
  2. In which city can you find Toyosu Market, the world’s largest fish market?
  3. What is Shinkansen?
  4. In which city can you find the imperial palace?

Round 12: Japan Quiz – True or False

  1. Japan records more earthquakes per year than any other country in the world.
  2. You can’t ski in Japan.
  3. Japan is the oldest monarchy in the world.
  4. There are no singular and plural forms in Japanese.
  5. There are no volcanoes in Japan.

Round 13: Japan Picture Quiz

Japan Picture Quiz

Round 14: Japanese Food Picture Quiz

Japanese Food Picture Quiz

Questions and Answers about Japan

Round 1: Easy Japan Trivia Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. What is the capital of Japan? Tokyo
  2. Who became the Japanese emperor in 2019? Naruhito
  3. Which currency is in use in Japan? Yen
  4. What is Sakura? Cherry Blossom
  5. Japan is the third biggest economy in the world. After which two countries? USA and China
  6. Which two colours are on the flag of Japan? Red and white
  7. What is the largest Japanese island? Honshu
  8. What is Japan’s name in Japanese? Nippon (or Nihon)
  9. What is the traditional dress of Japan? The Kimono
  10. Which volcano erupted in 1707? Mount Fuji

Round 2: Japan General Knowledge Multiple Choice Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. What is the current population of Japan? 125.8 million
  2. What is ‘Shinto’? A religion
  3. What is the most popular western nickname for Japan? Land of the Rising Sun
  4. What is the population of Tokyo? 13.96 million
  5. Which type of deer is also known as the spotted deer or the Japanese deer? Sika Deer
  6. What is Kinkaku-ji? A temple
  7. What is the other name given to the Japanese macaque? Snow Monkey
  8. In which city can you find Godzilla Road? Tokyo
  9. How is the culture of cuteness in Japan called? Kawaii
  10. If you are taking the fastest train from Tokyo to Osaka, how long will it take? 2h30

Round 3: Japan geography Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. What is the highest mountain in Japan? Mount Fuji
  2. What are the 4 main islands of Japan (1 point each)? Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu
  3. What is the name of the sea between Japan, Russia and Korea? Sea of Japan
  4. What is the longest river in Japan? Shinano River
  5. Which range of mountain is Mount Kita part of? Japanese Alps

Round 4: Japan Music Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. Which famous Japanese woman was married to John Lennon? Yoko Ono
  2. Hikaru Utada has two nationality. Japanese and? American
  3. Which Japanese singer released the albums “Duty” and “My story”? Ayumi Hamasaki
  4. Which band was Namie Amuro part of in 1992? Super Monkey’s
  5. What musical genre is Koda Kumi known for? R&B
  6. Which Japanese singer is known for the songs “Harajuku Iyahoi” and “PonPonPon”? Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
  7. What was the name of Daichi Miura’s 2018 album? BEST
  8. Which city is Masaharu Fukuyama from? Nagasaki

Round 5: Books about Japan & Japanese Literature Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. Which author wrote ‘Almost Transparent Blue’? Ryu Murakami
  2. Complete the name of this book by Victoria Abbott Riccardi “Untangling My ________”. Chopstick
  3. Who wrote ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’? Arthur Golden
  4. Which book by Will Ferguson was originally called ‘Hokkaido Highway Blues’? Hitching rides with Buddha
  5. Which author wrote ‘Kafka on the Shore’? Haruki Murakami

Round 6: Japan Movies Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. How many samurai are there in the 1954 movie “_______ Samurai”. Seven
  2. Who directed “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro”? Hayao Miyazaki
  3. When was ‘Akira’ released? 1988
  4. Which 2000 movie stars Tatsuya Fujiwara and Aki Maeda? Battle Royale
  5. Who directed the 1953 movie Tokyo Story? Yasujirō Ozu
  6. Which actress played Charlotte in Lost In Translation? Scarlett Johansson
  7. Which British presenter hosted the travel TV show ‘Our Man in Japan’? James May
  8. Which Fast and Furious movie has the name of the Japanese city in the title? Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Round 7: Japan TV Shows Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. What is Pokémon an abbreviation for in Japan? Pocket Monsters
  2. What is Kenji’s job in ‘What Did You Eat Yesterday’? Hairdresser
  3. In which city is “Alice in Borderland” set? Tokyo
  4. What type of series is ‘Erased’? A manga
  5. In which TV show do you follow a novelist called Shin Michima? Million Yen Women
  6. In Friends, who comes up with the concept of Unagi? Ross

Round 8: Japan History Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. Who was the first emperor of Japan? Jimmu Tennō
  2. On which side was Japan in WWI – Allies or Axis? Allies
  3. Which US military based was attack by Japan during WWII? Pearl Harbor
  4. On which side was Japan in WWII – Allies or Axis? Axis
  5. What was the capital of Japan before Tokyo? Kyoto
  6. When did Japan become a member of the United Nations? 1956
  7. Which two Japanese cities were bombed by the US in 1945? Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Round 9: Japanese food Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. What type of meat are Kobe and Wagyu? Beef
  2. Which Japanese dish consists of food battered and deep fried? Tempura 
  3. Which meat is used to make Yakitori? Chicken
  4. Are Soba noodles thick or thin? Thin
  5. Is there rice in Sashimis? No
  6. What broth is used to make Miso Soup? Dashi
  7. What does Donburi mean in Japanese? Bowl
  8. What type of flour is used to make Udon? Wheat

Round 10: Japan sports Quiz Questions & Answers

  1. Iwama Ryu, Iwama Shin Shin Aiki Shuren Kai are all forms of which Japanese martial art? Aikido
  2. Where were the Winter Olympics are held in 1998? Nagano
  3. Which sport is Naomi Osaka known for? Tennis
  4. How many times has Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics? Twice
  5. Which sport is Mao Asada known for? Figure skating
  6. What is the is the top division of the Japan Professional Football League? J1 League
  7. Which sport is Ichiro Suzuki known for? Baseball

Round 11: Travel Quiz Questions & Answers about Japan

  1. In which city can you find the Universal Studios in Japan? Osaka
  2. In which city can you find Toyosu Market, the world’s largest fish market? Tokyo
  3. What is Shinkansen? High-speed train
  4. In which city can you find the imperial palace? Tokyo

Round 12: Japan Quiz Answers – True or False

  1. Japan records more earthquakes per year than any other country in the world. True
  2. You can’t ski in Japan. False
  3. Japan is the oldest monarchy in the world. True
  4. There are no singular and plural forms in Japanese. True
  5. There are no volcanoes in Japan. False

Round 13: Japan Picture Quiz Answers

  1. Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
  2. Itsukushima Shrine
  3. Mount Fuji
  4. Shirakawa-go 
  5. Nara Park
  6. The Hells of Beppu
  7. Himeji Castle
  8. Fushimi Inari Taisha
  9. Kinkaku-ji
  10. Tokyo Tower

Round 14: Japanese Food Picture Quiz Answers

  1. Sushi
  2. Yakitori 
  3. Udon
  4. Donburi
  5. Natto
  6. Tamagoyaki
  7. Ramen
  8. Tonkatsu
  9. Miso Soup
  10. Okonomiyaki

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