Japan questions This is a list of recently added questions about Japan. Play Japan quiz and see all the questions. In XX century Poland declared war only once. On which country?Japan. Poland declared war on Japan on 20th December 194 as most of WW2 allies. Though Empire of Japan refused to accept a state of war due to friendly relations between the two countries. Despite that legally the state of war lasted until 8th February 1957. It might be the longest war without any clash.Created by: smyruhard 58% GermanyGermany1176JapanJapan3509UkraineUkraine897VietnamVietnam396Poland riddles » What sea lies between Korea and Japan?Sea of Japan. The name “Sea of Japan” is used in all countries except in Korea, where it is called the “East Sea”.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% Yellow SeaYellow Sea695Sea of JapanSea of Japan1376East China SeaEast China Sea484Arafura SeaArafura Sea93Pacific Ocean riddles » Where is karate from?Ryukyu Kingdom. Karate developed from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands (today Japanese) under the influence of Chinese martial arts. The Ryukyu Kingdom was an independent kingdom from the 15th to 19th century, and despite its small size, the kingdom played a central role in the maritime trade networks of medieval East Asia. Until the 19th century, it has had much more in common with China, than with Japan.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 25% JapanJapan1355ChinaChina623Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom744TaiwanTaiwan253sport of Japan riddles » This photo was taken in Japan. One of the billboards is in Japanese. In which language could be the other one?Okinawan. The six Ryukyuan languages are the indigenous languages of the Ryukyu Islands, the southernmost part of the Japanese archipelago (inlcuding Okinawa). They are not mutually intelligible with Japanese or even with each other. Today, these languages are becoming endangered, and a new mixed language, based on Japanese and Okinawan, has developed, known as "Okinawan Japanese".Created by: globalquiz.orghard 47% TokyanTokyan1311FujianFujian1557OkinawanOkinawan4337ShikokanShikokan1985geography of Japan riddles » How many Kanji symbols are in official use in Japan?1945. The Kanji symbols are ancient and many are not used any more, though still valid. Therefore, Japanese Government specify the "General Use Permanent Kanji", comprising 1945 characters, or which 996 are designated as to be learned in elementary school. Any publications using Kanji outside of this list are legally required to print the interpretation alongside the obscure Kanji symbol for clarification.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% 242415130430440119451945859Over 10000Over 100001007alphabets riddles » What was banned in Japan in 1946-1952?Kendo and karate. Kendo, along with other martial arts, was banned in Japan in 1946 by the occupying powers. This was part of "the removal and exclusion from public life of militaristic and ultra nationalistic persons" in response to the wartime militarisation of martial arts instruction in Japan.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% karaokekaraoke1005kendo and karatekendo and karate3157whalingwhaling2298GodzillaGodzilla517history of Japan riddles » In which popular martial art there are no scored sparrings?Aikido is basically self defense system. Its techniques require that one of the practicioners plays a role of uke (attacker), while the other is tori (defender). The lack of competetive format is often criticized as the weakness of aikido, leading to weak attacks of uke and lack of realism in training.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% karatekarate691aikidoaikido2895judojudo670taekwondotaekwondo1040martial arts riddles » Which martial art involves the practices of defense against multiple attackers?Aikido. Freestyle (randori, literally "chaos") practice with multiple attackers is required for the higher level aikido ranks. The techniques should be chosen based on how they reposition the student relative to other attackers. For instance, an ura technique might be used to neutralise the current attacker while turning to face attackers approaching from behind.Created by: Sophie Lethermanhard 53% karatekarate756aikidoaikido2851ju-jitsuju-jitsu854taekwondotaekwondo905sport riddles » What does the word "kendo" literally mean?"way of the sword". The word consists of two kanji, "ken" meaning "sword" (the same is used in "shuriken", meaning "sword hidden in hand") and, easily recognizable, "do" meaning "way" (known from "judo", "aikido" or "bushido").Created by: Pritam Meiteiaverage 60% "way of the sword""way of the sword"4026"battle spirit""battle spirit"750"be fast""be fast"580"thunderstrike""thunderstrike"1278words riddles » Which martial art is that?Kendo. As of September 2007, there were 1.48 million registered dan graded kendoka in Japan.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% kendokendo4412iaidoiaido531ju-jitsuju-jitsu537ninjitsuninjitsu633Far East riddles » Play Japan quiz and see all the questions.