Medieval Japanese Arts

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Try your knowledge of Japanese culture with this mini quiz!

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Question 1

Question
Who is the author of the novel, "The Tale of Gengi,"?
Answer
  • Matsuo Basho.
  • Murasaki Shikibu.
  • Yoshida Kenko.

Question 2

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What is a "hagoromo?"
Answer
  • The magical feather mantle of a tennin.
  • The paintbrush used by skilled calligraphy writers.
  • The masks performers wore while performing Noh.

Question 3

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What did Noh plays commonly teach?
Answer
  • About humor and pranks.
  • About nature, and the natural life.
  • Buddhist Ideas.

Question 4

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What kind of Japanese poem has five lines, and does not rhyme?
Answer
  • Waka.
  • Tanka.
  • Haiku.
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