How well do you know Japanese Culture?

Japan- the archipelago nation in the north pacific with an exotic culture. It's gotten a lot of culture from the west lately with its technological advancements and delicious food. But...

... How much do YOU know about Japanese culture? Are you a full blown virtuoso when it comes to the land of the rising sun, a jaded anime fan, or a clueless foreigner? Going over some of the general bases of the culture, you can find out quickly!

Created by: Kaori
  1. What is Ikebana?
  2. The Ainu People are indigenous to which island?
  3. What is the former name of Tokyo (City)?
  4. What is an apprentice geisha called?
  5. Which of the following pop stars was born in Japan?
  6. Which of the following animals is common in Japanese folklore?
  7. What is considered Murasaki Shikibu's most famous work?
  8. Which of the following films was NOT made by Hayao Miyazaki?
  9. When where the Hanshin Tigers (baseball team) founded?
  10. Which of the following is NOT a style of script used in the Japanese language?
  11. What is commonly said prior to eating in Japan?
  12. How many strings are on a shamisen?
  13. Who is the god of the wind in Shintoism?
  14. Which of the following is a Japanese Martial art?

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