Do You Know About The Zhou Dynasty? Trivia Quiz

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Do You Know About The Zhou Dynasty? Trivia Quiz

The Zhou Dynasty had an agricultural centered economy that had increased production when farmers settled in the Yangzi River. This dynasty is actually considered the longest lasting dynasty in China. What can you recall about this innovative dynasty and its ideas? Take the quiz below and find out. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which dynasty was China's longest lasting dynasty.  It began in 1100s BC and ended 771 BC
    • A. 

      Shang

    • B. 

      Zhou

    • C. 

      Myana

    • D. 

      Chang

  • 2. 
    Civil wars among lords fighting to control land represented this period
    • A. 

      Warring States Period

    • B. 

      Shang Dynasty

    • C. 

      Legalism Period

    • D. 

      Golden Age of China

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was NOT a reason Confucius thought China needed to return to ethics?
    • A. 

      He thought China was overrun by rude and dishonest people

    • B. 

      He was upset with the lack of decency and disorder in society

    • C. 

      He thought China needed to return to a time when people knew their role in society

    • D. 

      He thought that people were too consumed with material goods and things they wanted but could not have

  • 4. 
    He was the most famous of the Daoist teachers, he was credited with writing the basic daoist texts, and taught that people should not seek wealth or power.
    • A. 

      Confucius

    • B. 

      Xia Xum

    • C. 

      Shi Huangdi

    • D. 

      Laozi

  • 5. 
    This philosophy stresses living in harmony with the guiding force of reality
    • A. 

      Daoism

    • B. 

      Confucianism

    • C. 

      Legalism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the guiding principle of Legalism?
    • A. 

      People were evil by nature and needed to be controlled

    • B. 

      The universe was balanced by opposites ( Ying Yang)

    • C. 

      Combined religious and philosophical teachings

    • D. 

      People should not interfere with nature or others

  • 7. 
    Which philosophy believed there was too much dishonesty in society?
    • A. 

      Kungfuzi

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Confucianism

    • D. 

      Legalism

  • 8. 
    Out of the 3 main philosophies: Daoism, Confucianism, and Legalism, which was the first to put its ideas into practice throughout China?
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism