Do You Know Confucius?

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Do You Know Confucius? - Quiz

What do you know about this ancient philosopher from the East? How solid is your knowledge? What do you know about his history beyond his sayings? Take this quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What do you know about Confucius' nationality?

    • A.

      German

    • B.

      Indian

    • C.

      Chinese

    • D.

      Italian

    Correct Answer
    C. Chinese
    Explanation
    Confucius' nationality is Chinese because he was born in China and is considered one of the most influential philosophers in Chinese history. He lived during the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history and his teachings and philosophy had a significant impact on Chinese society and culture. Confucius' ideas on ethics, education, and social relationships continue to be highly regarded in China and have shaped Chinese civilization for centuries.

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  • 2. 

    He, Confucius—to your knowledge was born in?

    • A.

      Lu

    • B.

      La

    • C.

      Lo

    • D.

      Li

    Correct Answer
    A. Lu
    Explanation
    Confucius was born in the state of Lu.

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  • 3. 

    His teachings are preserved in the

    • A.

      Museum

    • B.

      Study

    • C.

      Analects

    • D.

      Ground

    Correct Answer
    C. Analects
    Explanation
    The teachings of the person mentioned in the question are preserved in a collection of writings known as the Analects.

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  • 4. 

    Confucius, the great teacher died in

    • A.

      492 BC

    • B.

      488 BC

    • C.

      479 BC

    • D.

      456 BC

    Correct Answer
    C. 479 BC
    Explanation
    Confucius, the great teacher, died in 479 BC.

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  • 5. 

    Confucius according to the scripts was also a

    • A.

      Politician

    • B.

      Drummer

    • C.

      Pastor

    • D.

      Singer

    Correct Answer
    A. Politician
    Explanation
    Confucius, according to the scripts, was known to be a politician. This suggests that he was actively involved in the governance and administration of the state during his time. As a politician, he likely played a significant role in shaping political and social policies, as well as advising and influencing the ruling class. Confucius' teachings and philosophies also emphasized the importance of ethical leadership and good governance, further highlighting his role as a politician in promoting these ideals.

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  • 6. 

    Confucius according to history was born in

    • A.

      541 BC

    • B.

      544 BC

    • C.

      523 BC

    • D.

      551 BC

    Correct Answer
    D. 551 BC
    Explanation
    Confucius, according to historical records, was born in 551 BC. This date is widely accepted as his birth year based on various historical texts and accounts.

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  • 7. 

    He had other names. So, he was also known as

    • A.

      Kong KI

    • B.

      King K

    • C.

      King

    • D.

      Kong Qui

    Correct Answer
    D. Kong Qui
    Explanation
    The given information states that the person in question had multiple names. Therefore, it can be inferred that he was known by different names, including Kong KI, King K, King, and Kong Qui.

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  • 8. 

    Other than his most popular profession, he had another. Which one is it?

    • A.

      Arranger

    • B.

      Actor

    • C.

      Editor

    • D.

      Answerer

    Correct Answer
    C. Editor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is editor. This suggests that the person in question has a profession that is different from their most popular one. Out of the given options, editor is the only one that fits this criteria. An arranger, actor, or answerer could potentially be someone's most popular profession, but an editor is a distinct profession that can be separate from any of the others listed.

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  • 9. 

    Complete this Confucius quote: I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I

    • A.

      Obey

    • B.

      Understand

    • C.

      Love

    • D.

      Take

    Correct Answer
    B. Understand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "understand" because the quote is about the different levels of learning and retention. It suggests that simply hearing something does not lead to remembering it, seeing something helps in remembering, but actually doing something leads to understanding it fully.

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  • 10. 

    Confucius is a father. To which of the following is he?

    • A.

      Wealth

    • B.

      Confucianism

    • C.

      Liberalism

    • D.

      Progress

    Correct Answer
    B. Confucianism
    Explanation
    Confucius is associated with Confucianism, which is a philosophy and ethical system that he developed. Confucianism emphasizes the importance of moral values, social harmony, and the proper conduct of individuals in society. Confucius is considered the father of Confucianism because he was the founder and the most influential figure in shaping its teachings and principles.

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