“Sakamoto Ryoma Kentei” is an Internet certificate exam which was introduced by the Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum in 2008. The museum wishes to use the exam to help young people who will become future contributors to Japanese society learn more about Ryoma, and to promote Ryoma to anyone who is interested.
This program includes Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Beginner level is provided free of charge, consists of 25 questions based on his lifetime and anyone is approved if he or she gets more than 80 points out of 100. Intermediate and Advanced level consist of 50 questions including difficult ones which only those who have visited Kochi can answer.They cost 1000 yen to take and are updated every month.
There are many ardent fans of Ryoma in Kochi and other areas who have been trying out this program. Examples from the Beginner level are as below:
Q1:When was Ryoma born?
Q2:Who was Ryoma’s beloved niece?
Q3:What was the name of the political group that Ryoma joined at 27?
Q4:What was Ryoma going to eat right before he was killed?
Q5:Where did Ryoma and his wife Oryo go for their honeymoon?
Try this certificate exam if you are interested in Ryoma and this program.
Taken from vol.33 PDF