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Fukuoka Prefecture

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1. Fukuoka Prefecture has about 5 million people. (The 9th largest prefecture in Japan .) Fukuoka City and Kitakyushu City each have over@______________@people. (In an Edo era, Fukuoka Prefecture was divided into Chikuzen, Chikugo, and Buzen . The country of Chikuzen is the present Fukuoka district.)

a) one million

b) five hundred thousand

c) one hundred thousand

2. The capital of Fukuoka Prefecture is@______________.

a) Kitakyushu city

b) Kurume city

c) Fukuoka city

3. Fukuoka Prefecture has an area of about ______________. (The 29th biggest prefecture in Japan .)(1.3 % of the national land area.)

a) 3,000 Ku

b) 4,000 Ku

c) 5,000 Ku

4. The average annual temperature of Fukuoka Prefecture is about 17. The climate of Fukuoka city is characteristic of the climate of the Japan Sea .Therefore, there are many@______________@days in winter. iThe latitude of Fukuoka Prefecture is the same as Baghdad in Iraq .58.8 degrees centigrade was recorded in Basra in southern Iraq in 1921. This is the world maximum temperature.)

a) sunny

b) cloudy

c) snowy

5. Hakushuu Kitahara who composed the air of Yanagawa in much poetry was born in Yanagawa in 1885. He published "______________" at the age of 24 in 1909,and published "Omoide" at the age of 26 in 1911, and the status not waving was established to poetical circles.

a) Wakana-syu

b) Ichiaku-no-suna

c) Jashuu-mon

6 Dazaifu Tenmangu is a shrine built over the grave of@______________@venerated by the Japanese throughout the country as the Tenman-Tenjin, or the God of literature or calligraphy.

a) Michinaga Fujiwara

b) Yorimichi@Fujiwara

c) Michizane Sugawara

7. Yatai(street stalls)|One of the most famous faces of Fukuoka. More than@______________@yatai|open-air food stalls|operate in Fukuoka,mainly in the Nakasu and Tenjin area. They serve a variety of unique meals including ramen, yakiniku, horumon, tempura, and even pizza. There are most stalls of Fukuoka on the western part of Japan .

a) 130

b) 230

c) 330

8. The word g Dontaku h comes from the ______________ word ' Zontag ' meaning holiday.

a) English

b) Dutch

c) German

9. Fukuoka dome is the home stadium of the gFukuoka@_____________h, a professional baseball team in the Pacific league. As for the present team, Director Sadaharu Oe has taken command.

a) Yomiuri@Giants

b) Seibu@Lions

c) Daiei@Hawks

10. Japan's first national steel mill, Yahata Steel Works,was established in Kitakyushu in ______________. Yahata Steel paved the way for Kitakyushu's industrial growth and development and played a major role in Japan's modernization.

a) 1889

b) 1901

c) 1910

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