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Question 1: Kabuki is therefore sometimes translated as "the art of singing and dancing." These are, however, ateji characters which do not reflect actual ________.
Morphology (linguistics)EtymologyLinguisticsHistorical linguistics

Question 2: He is then deified, as Tenjin, ________ (divine spirit) of scholarship, and worshipped in order to propitiate his angry spirit.
KamiJapanese mythologyInari OkamiIzanagi

Question 3: They ultimately proved successful in this regard—on one occasion (21 April 1887), a performance was given for the ________.
HirohitoEmperor KōmeiAkihitoEmperor Meiji

Question 4: Kabuki was enlisted on the UNESCO's Third Proclamation of ________.
Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of HumanityMoroccoMasterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of HumanitySpain

Question 5: Kabuki is also referenced in works of Japanese popular culture such as ________.
Silhouette animationTraditional animationAnimeAnimation

Question 6: Rice powder is used to create the white oshiroi base, and kumadori enhances or exaggerates facial lines to produce dramatic ________ or supernatural masks for the actors.

Question 7: The history of kabuki began in 1603 when Okuni of Izumo, possibly a miko of ________, began performing a new style of dance drama in the dry riverbeds of Kyoto.
Shinto shrineJapanIzumo-taishaTorii

Question 8: Kabuki theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for the elaborate ________ worn by some of its performers.
NiveaL'OréalHair removalCosmetics

Question 9: In Australia, the Za Kabuki troupe at the ________ has been performing a kabuki drama each year since 1976; the single longest regular kabuki performance outside of Japan.
Waseda UniversityAustralian National UniversityNational Taiwan UniversityKorea University

Question 10: Many kabuki houses were destroyed by bombing during ________, and the occupying forces briefly banned kabuki performances after the war.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

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