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Question 1:
When was Edo established?
1868-03-27
December 1868
1868-04-15
1868

Question 2:
What type of subdivision is Edo?
Municipality
Country
Country
Region

Question 3:
Which of the following subdivisions is Edo in?
Poland
Japan
United States
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Question 4:
What is Edo classified as?
Municipality and village
Former city
Village
Municipality

Question 5: It was this extensive samurai (noble warrior class) population which defined the character of Edo, particularly in contrast to the two major cities of Kyoto and ________, neither of which were ruled by a daimyō or had any significant samurai population.
TokyoSuita, OsakaKobeOsaka

Question 6: A Modern History of Japan from Tokugawa Times to the Present. Oxford: ________.
LondonJohn Fell (clergyman)Oxford University PressUnited Kingdom

Question 7: Keiō 4, on the 27th day of the 8th month, (October 12, 1868): ________ is crowned in the Shishin-den in Kyoto.
Emperor KōmeiEmperor MeijiHirohitoAkihito

Question 8: In 1868, when the ________ came to an end, the city was renamed Tokyo, meaning "eastern capital", and the emperor moved his residence to Tokyo, making the city the formal capital of Japan.
Heian periodShogunKenmu restorationSamurai

Question 9: Keiō 4, on the 17th day of the 7th month (September 3, 1868): Edo was renamed "________," i.e.
TokyoMinato, TokyoBeijingGreater Tokyo Area

Question 10: Other areas further from the center were the domains of commoners, or chōnin (町人), literally "townsfolk." The area known as ________ (下町, lit.
Chūō, TokyoTokyoShinjuku, TokyoYamanote and Shitamachi







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