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What is the capital of Japan? Tokyo
What is the most important crop grown in Japan? Rice
How is rice grown in Japan? It is grown in soft mud fields called paddies.
What is a traditional dress worn in Japan? Kimono
How do farmers use the hillsides for planting in Japan? They plant their crops by digging into the hillsides These stair like plantings are called terraces.
What does Japan import from other countries? Japan buys fuel, machinery, clothing, and food from other countries.
What does Japan export to other countries? Japan sells or exports cars, computers, ships, chemicals, iron, steel, and plastics.
What is the famous landform found in Japan? Mt. Fuji
What natural dangers threaten the people of Japan? Volcanoes, typhoons, monsoons, earthquakes, and tsunamis
What is the name of Japan's lawmaking body? Diet
What is the role of the emperor of Japan? The emperor is a symbol of the nation and takes part in special ceremonies
Who heads Japan's executive branch? Prime Minister
What currency (money) is used in Japan? Yen
What do you call the special pads placed on the floor for sleeping? Futon
What mats are used to cover the floor in most Japanese homes? Tatami Mats
What is the ancient art of paper folding called? Origami
What are the names of Japan's four main islands? Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku
What bodies of water surround Japan? Pacific Ocean and Sea of Japan
Japan is part of what continent? Asia
What countries have influenced the history of Japan? China and Korea
Does Japan have states? No, the country is divided into 47 prefectures which are similar to our states.
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