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Oda Nobunaga Quiz

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Oda Nobunaga was known for rallying soldiers from the noble warrior class of Feudal Japan. What was the name of this warrior class romanticized as disciplined swordsmen?
Oda Nobunaga Quiz
Gaidan
Samurai
Lorain
Ki-Rin

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What is the title of the ruler of all Japanese territories back in the feudal days of the nation and who Oda Nobunaga tried to depose to take control over the country?
Shogun
Emperor
Hierarch
Irstung

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Oda Nobunaga himself was a regional leader who answered directly to the shogun but ruled his own homeland. What term refers to these types of regional rulers who served the shogun?
Rokuro
Mediko
Govrich
Daimyo

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What was the name of the clan which Oda Nobunaga led?
The Minonori Clan
The Ieyasu Clan
The Oda Clan
The Toyotomi Clan

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Oda Nobunaga's conquest roared through the latter part of what Japanese historical period?
The Yayoi Period
the Jomon Period
The Heian Period
The Sengoku Period

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In 1560, Oda Nobunaga led his men to destroy the forces of what other Daimyo who was marching on Kyoto to take over the shogunate?
Minonori Yoritomo
Imagawa Yoshimoto
Yoshimitsu Kuwahara
Torimoto Iehara

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One of the most innovative tactics Nobunaga utilized was allowing his men to carry which of the following in battle?
Shields
Muskets
Bows
Rudimentary flamethrowers

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Toward the end of his war to unify Japan, in 1573 Nobunaga succeeded in deposing what previous shogunate?
The Tokugawa Shogunate
The Ashikaga Shogunate
The Urami Shogunate
The Hirohito Shogunate

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After defeating the armies of the Ashikaga Shogunate, Nobunaga tasked himself with putting down a group of radical Buddhists rebels who fought against the authority of the Daimyo in Japan. What was the name of this rebel faction?
The Muei Moren
The Garou Garein
The Ikko Ikki
The Yro Yshimo

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The period of Nobunaga and his successors warring to unify Japan is often named in part after Nobunaga's famous castle located in the Omi Province of Japan. What is the name of this castle?
Muramachi Castle
Azuchi Castle
Edo Castle
Urekaza Castle

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Nobunaga aided Christian missionaries of what order in Japan because he hoped that religious competition in Japan would undercut the authority of the Buddhists over the government?
Jesuit
Benedictine
Franciscan
Trappine

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What is the name of the 1582 battle that claimed Nobunaga's life?
The Battle of Kyoto
The Honno-ji Incident
The Betrayal at Irous Bridge
The Skirmish of Omi

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What is the name of the subordinate of Nobunaga who arranged the Honno-ji Incident where Nobunaga died?
Akechi Mitsuhide
Muramina Hayato
Hideyoshi Toyotmi
Tokugawa Ieyasu

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What is the name of the subordinate who succeeded Nobunaga to finish the war of unification?
Okuga Tesara
Kuawabara Ida
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Minonori Yoshitsune

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What is the name of the successor to Hideyoshi who ruled over the unified Japan which Nobunaga's war created?
Tetsuhiro Nakahara
Goro Akida
Tokugawa Ieyasu
Minonori Yoshitsune

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