Bushido: Definition, Code & Virtues


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What was Bushido?

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1. In which era of Japanese history was the Bushido code formalized?

2. What was a shogun versus a samurai?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo helps you study and analyze Bushido, which is a term from ancient Japan. The interactive quiz will ask you questions regarding the history of Bushido and those who practiced it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What Bushido is
  • When the Bushido code was formalized
  • The difference between a Shogun and a Samurai
  • The virtues of Bushido
  • Who the 47 Ronin were

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Bushido
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as what a Shogun was and what a Samurai was
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tenets of Bushido code and who practiced it

Additional Learning

To learn more about an ancient warrior code, review the corresponding lesson on Bushido. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes what the Bushido code is
  • Examines who formed it and practiced it
  • Explores the Samurai in detail
  • Discusses who the 47 Ronin were