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Japan Q&A

Japan Q&A Kimberly Villa

1. The civilization of China had a great influence on other cultures in Asia. True or False? True.
2. Japan is an archipelago, near where? Near the coast of Asia.
3. What does Japan consist on? Japan consists on four large islands, and thousands of smaller ones.
4. What is the highest peak in Japan? Mount Fuji is the highest peak, it rises more than 12,000 feet above sea level.
5. What percent of Japan's land can be used for farming. 20 percent of Japan's land can be used for farming.
6. Where does Japan's islands sit? The islands sit at the boundary between two plates, or sections, of Earth's outer shell.
7. What did the volcanoes do to help create Japan? The erupted and formed an underwater mountain range, which got higher and created Japan's islands.
8. Why do earthquakes happen in Japan? They happen when the plates beneath Japan are constantly pushing against one another.
9. When was the last time Mount Fuji erupted? In the early 1700s was when Mount Fuji last erupted.
10. How many miles is Korea separated from Japan? Korea is about 200 miles apart from Japan.
11. Where did the first settlers of Japan come from? They came from Korea.
12. At what Age did the settlers first come to Japan? They most likely came during the Ice Age.
13. When did another group of settlers come to Asia? By about 300 BC they came.
14. Around A.D. 500, the Japanese began to borrow the Chinese writing system. True of False? True.
15. Did the Japan soon create their own language? Yes, but they still borrowed Chinese characters to create their own language.
16. In what A.D. did Buddhist priests from Korea arrived in Japan? In A.D. 552 the priest arrived to Japan.
17. How did the Japanese feel about Buddhism? They started to like Buddhism. Over time, Buddhism became an important part of Japanese culture.
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