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Kids' quiz 1

The following are basic questions about the Northern Territories. (Passing score: 80 points out of 100)

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Question 1

Which country occupies the Northern Territories without legal grounds?

The United States
The United Kingdom
Description of question 1, additional information and trivia: 
After the end of the Second World War, the Northern Territories were occupied by Soviet troops without legal grounds and are still held by Russia.

Question 2

How far is it from Cape Nosappu on the Nemuro Peninsula to Kaigara Island, one of the Habomai Islands in the Northern Territories?

Description of question 2, additional information and trivia:  
Kaigara Island is so close to Nemuro that you can see it from Cape Nosappu. From Cape Nosappu on the Nemuro Peninsula, it's only 73.3 km to Shikotan Island and only 144.5 km to Etorofu Island.

Question 3

Which of the following islands is not in the Northern Territories?

Etorofu Island
Shikotan Island
Description of question 3, additional information and trivia: 
Takeshima is in Shimane Prefecture. The Northern Territories are the Habomai Islands, Shikotan Island, Kunashiri Island and Etorofu Island.

Question 4

When is "Northern Territories Day"?

February 7
August 15
'December 8
Description of question 4, additional information and trivia: 
The government declared February 7 as "Northern Territories Day" in response to the growing movement to demand the return of the Northern Territories. This date is historically significant. It's the date when the Treaty of Commerce, Navigation and Delimitation between Japan and Russia was concluded.

Question 5

When did the Campaign for the Return of the Northern Territories begin?

In the 1970s
Shortly after the war
In the 21st century
Description of question 5, additional information and trivia: 
Shortly after the war, the Campaign for the Return of the Northern Territories began in Nemuro, Hokkaido.
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