Case Study Japan (Industry) 1
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Case Study Japan (Industry) 1

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Think of an industry in Japan and your top answer might be robots! Japan is the second largest economy in the world after the United States. The Greater Tokyo Area is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents.

Try our first Geography quiz about Japanese Industry.

1.
Which statement is false about coal in Japan?
It is a cheaper source of electricity than HEP
It is dangerous to mine
It is expensive to mine
Japanese coal is of poor quality
The only coal left in Japan is very deep underground
2.
Japan imports uranium - where is it used?
In car factories
In homes
In nuclear power stations
In solar power plants
3.
About what percentage of Japan's total energy supplies are imported?
0.4
0.5
0.6
0.8
4.
Why has Japan invested heavily in new industrial technology?
It has a lot of surplus money to get rid of
To deliberately cause unemployment
To slow down production
To stay ahead of competitors
New technology greatly speeds up production
5.
In many Japanese workplaces the day begins with what?
A bowl of rice
A tea ceremony
Group exercise sessions
Prayers
Often the company anthem will be chanted as well!
6.
Japan has become the world leader in what type of technology?
Astronomical
Digital
Educational
Medical
e.g. cameras, TVs, phones
7.
When new industrial land is needed, how is it created?
Farmland is dug up
Houses are demolished
It is reclaimed from the sea
Lakes are drained
Reclamation may also be used to create farmland
8.
Which of these Japanese industries is not 'heavy'?
Electronics
Oil refining
Shipbuilding
Steelmaking
9.
What are commonly seen on Japanese assembly lines?
Children
Kimonos
Robots
Women
10.
Where in Japan is most present day industry located?
In the north and east
In the north and west
In the south and east
On Kyushu island
The largest ports and centers of population are there
Author:  Jan Crompton

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