Nagasaki Prefecture Quiz

Choose the correct answer.

1. In 1550, a ______________ ship arrived at Hirado in the northern part of prefecture for the first time as a ship from foreign countries to Nagasaki area.

a) Spanish

b) American

c) Portuguese

2. The prefecture has a land area of 4,112kpq including some 600 outlying islands that make up ______________% of the total area of the prefecture.

a) 5

b) 20

c) 45

3.The average annual temperature is rather high ______________.

a) 16.6

b) 20.7

c) 8.5

4.The population of Nagasaki prefecture is the ______________th in Japan (about 1,562,000 people).

a) 18

b) 37

c) 26

5. It rains ______________ mm in the total average through one year.

a) 2000

b) 150

c) 3000

6.During World War U, on Aug.9,1945,Nagasaki became the target of the second atomic bomb ever detonated on a populated area; about 75,000 people were killed or Wounded, and more than ______________ of the city was devastated.

a) one third

b) one second

c) one fourth

7. The prefecture is located near ______________.

a) Russia and Mongolia

b) Italy and England

c) Korean Peninsula and China

8. "Nagasaki Lantern Festival" is to celebrate ______________ New Year or "Syunsetsusai (Lunar New Year Festival)", when so many 12,000 lanterns are laid over along the streets of Nagasaki through the center place of the festival.

a) Greek

b) Mexican

c) Chinese

9. Chanpon & Sara-udon" are noodle dishes rearranged from original ______________ dishes, which are popular even among tourists from China.


b) Chinese

c) Italian

10. Oura Catholic Church was designated as a National Treasure in 1933 for its value as Japan's oldest ______________ curch.

a) Italian-style

b) Gothic-style

c) Persian-style

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