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Question 1: ________ (Ashikaga)
Azuchi–Momoyama periodMuromachi periodEdo periodKamakura period

Question 2: an old silk ________, rather than paid a fee.

Question 3: ________ 400 BC–250 AD
JapanYoshinogari siteYayoi periodKofun period

Question 4: Buddhism began to spread throughout Japan during the Heian period, primarily through two major esoteric sects, ________ and Shingon.

Question 5: Despite the establishment of several new literary genres such as the novel and narrative monogatari (物語) and essays, ________ was only common among the court and Buddhist clergy.
Adolescent literacyMultimedia literacyLiteracyInternational Reading Association

Question 6: [1] The period is named after the capital city of Heian-kyō, or modern ________.

Question 7: Although the Imperial House of Japan had power on the surface, the real power was in the hands of the Fujiwara clan, a powerful aristocratic family who had intermarried with the ________.
Emperor of JapanHirohitoEmperor MeijiAkihito

Question 8: The Heian period was preceded by the Nara period and began in 794 after the movement of the capital of Japan to Heian-kyō (present day Kyoto), by the 50th emperor, ________.
Emperor SagaEmperor NinmyōEmperor KammuEmperor Heizei

Question 9: One reason the ________ were able to take power was that the ruling nobility proved incompetent at managing Japan and its provinces.
SamuraiTokugawa IeyasuEdo periodMiyamoto Musashi

Question 10: 858: ________ begins the rule of the Fujiwara clan
Emperor SeiwaEmperor KōkōEmperor MontokuEmperor Uda

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