Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What enchanted Abigail about the Japanese?
(a) Their manners.
(b) Their religious fervor.
(c) Their health.
(d) Their literacy rate.

2. How did the Japanese negotiators think they saved face?
(a) By not letting Commodore Perry met the Emperor.
(b) By not allowing ships or consuls into Edo.
(c) By making the Americans land at a deserted area of Japan.
(d) By allowing only 2 ships and 2 consuls into Edo.

3. When did the Shogun die?
(a) Five days before Commodore Perry left.
(b) Ten months after Commodore Perry left.
(c) Ten days after Commodore Perry left.
(d) He was still alive the next time Perry went to Japan.

4. Who finally came to one of the parties between the Japanese and Americans?
(a) The head Samurai.
(b) The Emperor.
(c) Kayama.
(d) The Shogun.

5. When did Perry arrive back in Japan for his second visit?
(a) January, 1856.
(b) February, 1854.
(c) June, 1858.
(d) June, 1855.

6. What bothered Perry about the women?
(a) They would not look him in the face.
(b) They painted their gums and teeth black.
(c) They ate last if there was any food left.
(d) They bowed to their husbands.

7. How did the Japanese and Americans threaten each other?
(a) With open shows of armed might.
(b) In subtle ways.
(c) By firing cannons towards each other, though both were out of range.
(d) Neither side threatened the other.

8. Who was Abigail Jernegan?
(a) The first foreign woman to land in Japan.
(b) A British missionary who had been in Hakodate for years.
(c) An American journalist.
(d) A female nurse aboard Commodore Perry's ship.

9. What stuck the Americans about the Japanese?
(a) Their way of removing their shoes indoors.
(b) Their singsong speech.
(c) Their flamboyant styles of dress.
(d) Their deference to authority.

10. What was one thing that amazed the botantist Morrow?
(a) The size of the Japanese grapes.
(b) The number of hybrid plants the Japanese had developed.
(c) The Japanese irrigation system.
(d) The size of the Japanese apples.

11. What did the Americans undervalue of the Japanese gifts?
(a) Poems from famous Japanese poets.
(b) Silks and porcelein.
(c) Canaries.
(d) Swords.

12. How many men did Commodore Perry bring with him on this trip?
(a) 1600.
(b) 500.
(c) 250.
(d) 1200.

13. What was surprising about the Japanese behavior?
(a) They did not wear any weapons in the Americans' presence.
(b) That they were so much more gracious to the Americans than the Dutch.
(c) They were so tolerant after so many years of isolation.
(d) Nothing that the author mentioned.

14. Where was the Commodore and some staff invited to tour?
(a) A Japanese war ship.
(b) The silk factories.
(c) The main temple at Edo.
(d) Some nearby villages.

15. What did the merchants fail to do after being in Shimoda for three months?
(a) Interest the Japanese in their goods.
(b) Get any Japanese to talk to them.
(c) Find an interpreter.
(d) Establish a trading post.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many ships were in his sailing party this time?

2. Where could consuls and agents from the United States live?

3. What was one thing Perry never did during his visits to Japan?

4. What was one thing that was excellent about Shimoda?

5. When was the latest ratification that take place of the treaty?

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