Taro Aso: Quiz

Question 1: It was reported that Aso was seen reading the manga "________" in Tokyo International Airport, which earned him the sobriquet "His Excellency Rozen".
Rozen MaidenShōjo no TsukurikataZombie-LoanŌkami Kakushi

Question 2: He then studied in the United States at ________, but was cut off by his family, who feared he was becoming too Americanized[citation needed].
Stanford UniversitySilicon ValleyPalo Alto, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 3: He was also a member of the Japanese shooting team at the ________ in Montreal and President of the Japan Junior Chamber in 1978.
Diving at the 1976 Summer OlympicsNew Zealand at the 1976 Summer Olympics1976 Summer OlympicsIran at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Question 4: The Japanese media noted in November 2008 that Aso often mispronounced or incorrectly read ________ words written in his speeches, even though many of the words are commonly used in Japanese.
Radical 213KanjiRadical 51Radical 102

Question 5: [30] The LDP lost by a landslide to ________, in the face of record levels of post-war unemployment.
Democratic Party of JapanLiberal Democratic Party (Japan)Dainiin ClubNew Party Daichi

Question 6: On the ________, Prime Minister Aso publicly made a speech, stating: "This kind of terrorism is unforgivable, extremely despicable and vicious.
11 July 2006 Mumbai train bombingsSanjay Gandhi National Park2008 Mumbai attacksChhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Question 7: Aso was one of the final candidates to replace Koizumi as prime minister in 2006, but lost the internal party election to ________ by a wide margin.
Taro AsoShinzō AbeYasuo FukudaJunichiro Koizumi

Question 8: On September 23, 2008, Akahata, the daily newspaper published by ________ released a compiled list of these and other statements as the front page article criticizing Aso.
Japanese Communist PartyPortuguese Communist PartyBrazilian Communist PartyWorkers World Party

Question 9: In 2001, Aso, along with Hiromu Nonaka, was among the LDP's chief candidates to succeed ________ as prime minister of Japan.
Shinzō AbeYoshirō MoriTaro AsoJunichiro Koizumi

Question 10: Working for the company, he lived in ________ during the 1960s; Aso speaks Portuguese fluently.
MozambiqueEast TimorPortugalBrazil

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