A Short Quiz On The History Of East Asia!

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A Short Quiz On The History Of East Asia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a result of the Treaty of Nanjing, Britain was:
    • A. 

      Forced to stop all trade with China and Japan

    • B. 

      Paid millions of dollars worth of Chinese silk, tea, and porcelain as war reparations

    • C. 

      Unable to balance its trade with China

    • D. 

      Given the island of Hong Kong, among other concessions

  • 2. 
    Hong Xiuquan, leader of the Tai Ping Rebellion, viewed himself as:
    • A. 

      The rightful heir of the throne of China

    • B. 

      The last of the Thai pirates

    • C. 

      The younger brother of Jesus Christ

    • D. 

      The reincarnation of Lao-tsi

  • 3. 
    _______ proposed the Open Door policy for China.
    • A. 

      John Hay

    • B. 

      Ci Xi

    • C. 

      Guang Xu

    • D. 

      Jeremy Smith

  • 4. 
    The slogan of the ____ was "Destroy the Foreigner."
    • A. 

      Fu Manchu

    • B. 

      Revive China Society

    • C. 

      Boxers

    • D. 

      Kung Fu

  • 5. 
    ____ agreed to serve as president of a new Chinese republic after the collapse of the Qing dynasty.
    • A. 

      Henry Pu Yi

    • B. 

      General Yuan Shikai

    • C. 

      Ho Chi Min

    • D. 

      Guang Xi

  • 6. 
    Under the reign of the young emperor Mutsuhito, Japan:
    • A. 

      Underwent a political transformation known as the Meiji Restoration

    • B. 

      Went through a violent period of religious wars

    • C. 

      Became heavily reliant on foreign money to support its economy

    • D. 

      Reverted to a democractic system

  • 7. 
    What was the result of Japan's victory in the war with Russia?
    • A. 

      Japan had instantly made enemies of all Russia's allies

    • B. 

      The United States halted all the Japanese immigration

    • C. 

      Japan was now in the perfect position to invade Taiwan

    • D. 

      A stunned world war forced to recognize Japan as one of the great powers

  • 8. 
    The policy of _____ called for China to adopt Westen technology while retaining their Confucian values and institutions.
    • A. 

      Spheres of influence

    • B. 

      Self-strengthening

    • C. 

      Extraterritoriality

    • D. 

      Tai Ping

  • 9. 
    Who imprisoned Guang Xu and ended all of his reform efforts?
    • A. 

      Hong Xiuguan

    • B. 

      Ci Xi

    • C. 

      Sun Yat-sen

    • D. 

      Chairman Mao

  • 10. 
    The Daimyo governed _____ after the Maiji government seized their lands.
    • A. 

      Hamlets

    • B. 

      Countries

    • C. 

      Prefectures

    • D. 

      Constituencies

  • 11. 
    In the Treaty of Tianjin after the second Opium War, China agreed to:
    • A. 

      Legalize trade in the opium

    • B. 

      Close several ports to trade

    • C. 

      Recognize Hong as leader

    • D. 

      Take back Kowloon

  • 12. 
    The Qing dynasty was weakened by all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      War with Japan

    • B. 

      Disputes with Russia

    • C. 

      Warlord independence

    • D. 

      A changing value system

  • 13. 
    The coming of Westerners did NOT affect the Chinese economy in one of the following ways. Which one?
    • A. 

      Introducing modern means of transportation

    • B. 

      Creating an export market

    • C. 

      Integrating the Chinese market into the world economy

    • D. 

      Building a large middle class

  • 14. 
    The Mieji education system included all of the following features EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Universal education

    • B. 

      Instruction in technology

    • C. 

      Japanese-only teaching staffs

    • D. 

      An American-style structure

  • 15. 
    The 1904, war between Russia and Japan resulted in:
    • A. 

      The humiliating defeat of Russia

    • B. 

      Russian control of Korea

    • C. 

      Greater respect for Russia around the world

    • D. 

      More Japanese immigration to the U.S.