Lighter Side of News (Dec. 1, 2017) by HallR

Question 10

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Matthew Perry Makes a Surprise Visit". Here we go. Last week, CBS News aired a story by correspondent Mo Rocca about whisky in Japan. The story mentioned that whisky was first introduced to Japan by American navy commodore Matthew Perry. In what year did Commodore Perry present a bottle of whisky during a visit to the Japanese Emperor? (accept within 12 years)

1853 (accept 1840 to 1865)