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  1. Japan Review Mr. Halter/ Ms. Bernal

  2. Which statement best describes an effect that geography has had on Japan? • Japan’s smooth coastline has prevented the development of a fishing industry  • Japan’s large plains have made wheat growing a primary industry  • the lack of important natural resources has led Japan to depend on trade with other nations  • the location of Japan has encouraged great ethnic diversity within the nation 

  3. One factor that accounted for Chinese influence on traditional Japanese culture was the… • continuous warfare between the countries  • geographic location of the countries  • refusal of western nations to trade with Japan  • annexation of Japan into the Chinese Empire 

  4. In Japan, the Meiji Restoration resulted in the… • division of the nation between the European powers  • modernization of the nation’s industry  • abolition of the position of emperor  • government being controlled by the samurai 

  5. Which geographic factor has contributed most to the economic growth of Japan, Egypt, and Great Britain? •  variety of natural resources •  reliable amount of rainfall  • abundance of arable land  • access to important waterways

  6. Feudalism in Western Europe was similar to feudalism in Japan in that… • power was based on class relationships  • equality among the social classes  • direct democracy  • monotheism 

  7. Which is an accurate statement about Japan’s natural resources? • Japan has extensively used the seas for fishing  • large reserves of petroleum are located in the northern part of Japan  • Japan has large fertile plains suitable for growing grain  • large coal and iron-ore deposits are located in the mountain region 

  8. Which was a major justification used by Japan for empire building in the 1930s and 1940s? • Revenging attacks by aggressive neighbors • Promoting immigration of foreigners • Spreading the Buddhist religion • Obtaining food and raw materials

  9. A major goal of the Meiji government in Japan was to… • isolate Japan from other nations  • achieve political union with China  • establish Japan as an industrial power  • encourage colonization of Asia by Western nations 

  10. In Japan between 1603 and 1868, the most notable action taken by the Tokugawa Shogunate was the… • military conquest of China  • development of extensive trade with the Americas  • formation of cultural links with Europe  • virtual isolation of the country from the outside world 

  11. In Japan, a major economic problem has been the lack of… • natural resources  • investment capital  • skilled labor  • experienced management 

  12. Both Japan and Indonesia are made up of a chain of islands called… • an archipelago  • a peninsula  • a delta  • an atoll 

  13. An immediate result of Commodore Matthew Perry’s visit to Japan in 1853 was… • an alliance between Japan and Russia  • the development of trade between Japan and the West  • a war between Japan and the United States  • the continued isolation of Japan 

  14. A major effect of geography on Japan is that the… • export of oil has helped Japan maintain a favorable balance of trade  • fertile plains have enabled Japan to keep food prices low  • mountains have prevented invasions obey foreign nations  • scarcity of natural resources has forced Japan to obtain raw materials from other nations 

  15. What reform took place in Japan after World War II? • Japan’s industrial capability was greatly reduced. • The Emperor’s position was abolished. • Japan became a representative democracy. • Labor unions were declared illegal.

  16. Before Commodore Matthew Perry’s expedition to Japan in 1853, Japan was most influenced by… • Russia’s need for warm water ports  • the introduction of advanced technology from the United States  • France’s quest for new colonies  • China’s religion, art, and writing 

  17. The modernization of Japan during the Meiji Restoration resulted in… • a return to a feudal system of government  • the rise of Japan as an imperialistic nation  • an alliance between China, Korea, Russia, and Japan  • a strengthening of Japan’s isolationist policies 

  18. The arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry in Japan in 1853 signaled the end of Japanese… • cultural contacts with the West  • policies of isolationism  • militarism in Southeast Asia  • trade relations with the United States 

  19. During the 1930s, Japan’s foreign policy was based on the strategy of… • Territorial expansion • Economic isolation • Rapid consumer growth • Democratic alliances