Martial arts questions This is a list of recently added questions about martial arts. Play martial arts quiz and see all the questions. 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 21% JapanJapan1837ChinaChina762Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom811TaiwanTaiwan297sport of Japan 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 44% karaokekaraoke1265kendo and karatekendo and karate4235whalingwhaling3207GodzillaGodzilla738history of Japan riddles » Which martial art is an Olympic sport next to judo?Taekwondo. Gyeorugi, a type of taekwondo sparring, has been an Olympic event since 2000. There have been attempts to introduce karate as Olympic sport as well. In the 117th IOC Session (July 2005), karate received more than half of the votes, but not the two-thirds majority needed to become an official Olympic sport.Created by: Sumit Tamangaverage 69% sumosumo1278kendokendo535taekwondotaekwondo5746muay thaimuay thai704Olympic Games 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% karatekarate1184aikidoaikido4578judojudo1160taekwondotaekwondo1530Japan 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 52% karatekarate1353aikidoaikido4365ju-jitsuju-jitsu1337taekwondotaekwondo1266sport 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 62% "way of the sword""way of the sword"5903"battle spirit""battle spirit"1102"be fast""be fast"771"thunderstrike""thunderstrike"1682words 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 70% kendokendo6862iaidoiaido968ju-jitsuju-jitsu776ninjitsuninjitsu1079Far East riddles » What does the word "karate" literally mean?"empty hand". Karate developed from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands (called te in Okinawan) under the influence of Chinese martial arts, particularly Fujian White Crane.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 49% "way of the thunder""way of the thunder"1090"gentle way""gentle way"1100"empty hand""empty hand"4402"way of the master""way of the master"2360languages riddles » What does the word "judo" literally mean?"gentle way". The word consists of two kanji, "ju" meaning "gentle" (the same is used in "ju-jitsu", meaning "gentle skill") and "do" meaning "way" (also used in "aikido", often translated as "the Way of harmonious spirit").Created by: Riho Ishiivery hard 33% "body spirit""body spirit"1306"gentle way""gentle way"1914"armless fight""armless fight"1629"empty hand""empty hand"946languages riddles » Which martial art is that?Iaido is associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard or saya, striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade, and then replacing the sword in the scabbard. There are no fights in iaido. It should not be confused with kendo, where bamboo sticks and protective clothing is used for fighting competitions.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 29% kendokendo1720iaidoiaido1268ju-jitsuju-jitsu500ninjitsuninjitsu835sport riddles » Play martial arts quiz and see all the questions.