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Ancient China

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27 questions
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  • Q1
    Put these emperors in chronological order:
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    Confucius, Liu Bang, Wudi
    Shi Huangdi, Liu Bang, Wudi
    Socrates, Liu Bang, Wudi
    Wall-E, Socrates, Wooki
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  • Q2
    Which continent is China located on?
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    Africa
    Europe
    Antarctica
    Asia
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  • Q3
    Which LAND-FORM separates China from its neighbors?
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    The Great Wall of China
    Gobi Desert
    Mt. Everest
    Yellow River
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  • Q4
    Which is the first Chinese dynasty for which we have clear evidence of its existence?
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    Burdock Dynasty
    Shang Dynasty
    Xia Dynasty
    Zhou Dynasty
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  • Q5
    The Shang made many advances and were the first to develop __________________.
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    An organized school system
    A training center for nobles
    A navigation system for the Nile River
    China's first writing system
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  • Q6
    The people who came to be known as the ________ joined other tribes and attacked and overthrew the Shang.
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    Shang
    Laozi
    Zhou
    Confucius
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  • Q7
    Although we don't have clear evidence on the Xia Dynasty, _________ is said to be the founder.
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    Siddhartha Gautama
    Confucius
    Ms. Rowan
    Yu the Great
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  • Q8
    What did Yu the Great do to help with the terrible floods of his lifetime?
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    He built a waterpark for the children
    He had channels dug to drain the water to the ocean.
    He had the Great Wall of China built.
    He used oracles to predict when the floods were coming and then prepared appropriately.
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  • Q9
    The Zhou purchased people's loyalty and support by doing what?
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    Decreasing the hefty tax on the lord's income
    Granting land, military support and other services
    Buying farm animals for the farmers
    Having community meals that were free
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  • Q10
    Who stated that moral leadership, not laws, would bring order to China?
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    Daoism
    Confucius
    Yu the Great
    The Buddha
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  • Q11
    Daoism and Confucianism both have religious ideals. However, ___________ does NOT have religious concerns.
    Buddhism
    Legalism
    Daoism
    Seismographism
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  • Q12
    Who was the most famous Daoist teacher?
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    Daoi Mayo
    Confucius
    Laozi
    Yu the Great
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  • Q13
    What is Legalism?
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    The belief that people were bad by nature and needed to be controlled.
    The belief that people are good by nature and do not need to be controlled by government.
    It stresses living in harmony with the Dao, the guiding force of all reality.
    Heaven expects people to behave well and act morally.
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  • Q14
    Shi Huangdi's policies _________________ China, however, his policies also stirred resentment.
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    unified
    destroyed
    minimized
    created
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  • Q15
    Spreading ideas from one culture to another is called __________.
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    Export
    Campaigning
    Import
    Diffusion
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  • Q16
    A new idea, method or device is called _________________.
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    Technology
    Diffusion
    Innovation
    Infusion
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  • Q17
    The ______ is a history that describes more than 2,000 years of Chinese culture.
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    Daoism
    Squeegee
    Shiji
    The Wok
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  • Q18
    How did iron help Chinese farmers?
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    They used the iron to make oracles, which made plants grow.
    It did not help the farmers, that is a false statement.
    Iron plows and wheelbarrows were made which increased crop output.
    The cost of iron forced farmers to sell their cattle.
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  • Q19
    Shi Huangdi had ________ built hoping to stop invaders who were a threat to China.
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    Confucius Fence
    The Great Wall of China
    Wall of the West
    Berlin Wall
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  • Q20
    Since silk was so popular in Rome, China became ________ from that trade relationship alone.
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    wealthy
    disadvantaged
    defeated
    poor
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