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Tatami: Quiz


Question 1: During the ________, when the shinden-zukuri architectural style of aristocratic residences was consummated, the flooring of shinden-zukuri palatial rooms were mainly wooden, and tatami were only used as seating for the highest aristocrats.
Heian periodKamakura periodAsuka periodNara period

Question 2: This architectural style reached its peak of development in the ________, when tatami gradually came to be spread over whole rooms, beginning with small rooms.
Muromachi periodAzuchi–Momoyama periodEdo periodKamakura period

Question 3: [6] A half mat is called a hanjō, and a mat of three-quarter length, which is used in tea-ceremony rooms (________), is called daimedatami.[7]
JapanJapanese tea ceremonyChashitsuSamurai

Question 4: Tatami are also used when training Japanese martial arts, such as ________, for protective purposes.
JudoAikidoMixed martial artsBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Question 5: In the ________ area, tatami generally measure .955 m by 1.91 m.

Question 6: In the region around ________, tatami generally measure .88 m by 1.76 m.
BeijingMinato, TokyoTokyoGreater Tokyo Area

Question 7: Tatami ( ?) (originally meaning "folded and piled") ________ are a traditional type of Japanese flooring.

Question 8: In the ________, "auspicious" tatami arrangements and "inauspicious" tatami arrangements were distinctly differentiated, and the tatami accordingly would be rearranged depending on the occasion.
BakumatsuTokugawa YoshinobuTokugawa shogunateEdo period

Question 9: In the ________, there arose the shoin-zukuri architectural style of residence for the samurai and priests who had gained power.
JapanKamakura periodMuromachi periodKenmu restoration

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