Japan Quiz

The Japan Quiz tests your knowledge of interesting facts about Japan, including Japanese city and country facts and rankings as well as elements of Japanese culture.  The quiz has 10 questions.  Your score, correct answers and explanations appear at the end.  Enjoy!

1. What is the population of Japan?

2. What is the population of the Tokyo metropolitan area?

3. How is Japan’s population expected to change by 2050?

4. Roughly what portion of Japan’s land area is mountainous?

5. What was the ranking of the world’s five largest economies as recently as 2009?

6. What is the correct ranking of the countries with the top five longest life expectancies?

7. About how many calories per day does someone from Japan consume compared with someone from the U.S. on average?

8. What is the ranking of the top 5 cities with restaurants with the most total Michelin stars?

9. Roughly what percent of Japanese television shows are primarily about food?

10. Which one of the following films won Japanese director Juzo Itami the Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year in 1988?

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