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  1. Modern China

  2. Your Topic

  3. Topic 1: 200 • Question: • What is a Tsunami? • Answer • A fast-moving, destructive wave Back

  4. Topic 1: 400 • Question: • The islands of Japan and the Pacific were formed by seismic activity from what: • Answer • The Ring of Fire Back

  5. Topic 1: 600 • Question: • MC-Japan’s government today is: • Answer • Republic • Feudalism • Constitutional Monarchy • Communist Dictatorship Back

  6. Topic 1: 800 • Question: • The man responsible for ending Japanese isolationism and opening their ports to trade with the United States, and WHY the U.S. demanded they do so: • Answer • Commodore Matthew Perry; wanted to make $$ by trading with Japan Back

  7. Topic 1: 1000 • Question: • Explain how Kamikaze got its name in Japanese history. • Answer • Large Mongol invasion fleet headed towards Japan • Emperor prays for Divine intervention • Typhoon blows in and sinks many ships, forcing Mongols to turn back Back

  8. Topic 2: 200 • Question: • North Korea’s current leader: • Answer • Kim Jong Un Back

  9. Topic 2: 400 • Question: • What is interesting about North Korea’s official name: The Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea • Answer • It is neither a republic or a democracy … it is a communist dictatorship Back

  10. Topic 2: 600 • Question: • North and South Korea are split at the _______, also known as the ______. • Answer • 38th Parallel; demilitarized zone (DMZ) Back

  11. Topic 2: 800 • Question: • MC - South Korea has a strong, healthy economy and closely resembles _______, while North Korea is _________. • Answer • Russia; isolated • China; aggressive • Japan; isolated • Japan; modern Back

  12. Topic 2: 1000 • Question: • Describe what life is like in North Korea. (250 points for each match) • Answer • Dictatorship, communist, isolated, cannot leave, few are allowed in, famine conditions, few cars (many bikes); not allowed religion; worship Great Leader like a god; extreme poverty; densely populated Back

  13. Topic 3: 200 • Question: • When did the Korean War start? (500-point bonus if you get the ENTIRE date) • Answer • June 25th, 1950 Back

  14. Topic 3: 400 • Question: • From the beginning of the Korean War, which country backed the communists in North Korea, and which country backed democratic South Korea? • Answer • USSR-USA Back

  15. Topic 3: 600 • Question: • Why did the United States feel the need to become involved in the Korean War?? • Answer • To stop the spread of communism in Southeast Asia Back

  16. Topic 3: 800 • Question: • The US General leading troops in the war was_______. He was so confident the war would be over by the end of 1950 he launched the ________________. • Answer • Douglas MacArthur; Home by Christmas Offensive Back

  17. Topic 3: 1000 • Question: • The Korean War started when _______ Korea attacked _______ Korea, in an attempt to _______ the country under _______. • Answer • North; South; unify; communism Back

  18. Topic 4: 200 • Question: • The TOP of the feudal system in Japan, also served as Japan’s supreme military leader: • Answer • Shogun Back

  19. Topic 4: 400 • Question: • The warrior class in the Japanese feudal system: • Answer • Samurai Back

  20. Topic 4: 600 • Question: • The highest nobles next to the shogun were the ________. They gave ______ to the samurai in exchange for their loyalty and protection. • Answer • Daimyo; land Back

  21. Topic 4: 800 • Question: • MC – The ______ was an important political and religious figure in Japan, but by the 1100s his power weakened and the ______ became the Japan’s real rulers. • Answer • Daimyo; Shogun • Emperor; Samurai • Emperor; Shogun • Daimyo; Samurai Back

  22. Topic 4: 1000 • Question: • Samurai's closely followed the ______________; and the only way to regain their honor was to______________ • Answer. • Code of Bushido; die in battle Back

  23. Topic 5: 200 • Question: • U.S. President that dropped the atomic bombs on Japan and led the U.S. into the Korean War: • Answer • Harry Truman Back

  24. Topic 5: 400 • Question: • The Japanese attacked the United States at _________________ on ______________, bringing the U.S. into WWII. • Answer • Pearl Harbor; December 7th, 1941 Back

  25. Topic 5: 600 • Question: • In the Japanese government, the _______ is Japan’s ____________ branch, and makes the laws. • Answer • Diet; legislative Back

  26. Topic 5: 800 • Question: • MC - Challenges facing Japan today: • Answer • Lack of space-Pollution-Natural Disasters-Economic challenges from rivals • Lack of space-Poverty-Natural Disasters-Economic challenges from rivals • Lack of space-Pollution-Natural Disasters-Godzilla • Trade Surplus-Pollution-Natural Disasters-Economic challenges from rivals Back

  27. Topic 5: 1000 • Question: • Summarize FOUR ways people have adapted to living in and around the Ring of Fire: (250-points for each correct response) • Answer • Buildings designed to withstand earthquakes; Use geothermal energy • Evacuation/preparation drills; Use fertile soli from volcanoes for farming • Machines measuring seismic activity used to predict eruptions/earthquakes • Buildings designed to deal with ash storms • Build canals to channel run-off away from cities after eruptions Back

  28. Topic 3: 800 Question: The US General leading troops in the war was_______. He was so confident the war would be over by the end of 1950 he launched the ________________. Answer Douglas MacArthur; Home by Christmas Offensive Back