Dynasties In Chinese History! Trivia Facts Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 139

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Dynasties In Chinese History! Trivia Facts Quiz

When you look at the history of china and check to see its growths and rises, you will see that the Chinese dynasties have played a major role. The first known dynasty was the Xia dynasty, which is remembered for controlling the flooding from the yellow river and helping with a new way of life for the people in farming. Take this quiz and get to see what you might learn about this dynasty and the ones that came after it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what century B.C.E. did Shi Huangdi emerge?
    • A. 

      9th Century B.C.E.

    • B. 

      3rd Century B.C.E.

    • C. 

      7th Century B.C.E.

    • D. 

      4th Century B.C.E.

  • 2. 
    The era of the Warring States followed which of the following dynasties?
    • A. 

      Sung

    • B. 

      Qin

    • C. 

      Han

    • D. 

      Zhou

  • 3. 
    The author of the Analects was
    • A. 

      Confucius

    • B. 

      Sunzi

    • C. 

      Mencius

    • D. 

      Xunzi

  • 4. 
    Confucius identified the superior men who should advise the rulers concerning government with
    • A. 

      Shi

    • B. 

      Feudal vassals of the emperor

    • C. 

      The merchant class

    • D. 

      Regional aristocrats

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was not a teaching of Confucius?
    • A. 

      Social harmony depended on each person accepting his social position and performing his social task

    • B. 

      The interests and welfare of the common people were less significant than the maintenance of the emperor's authority

    • C. 

      Order and harmony were the result of good government

    • D. 

      Superior men were created by education, not birth

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was a disciple of Confucius?
    • A. 

      Shang Yang

    • B. 

      Xunzi

    • C. 

      Sunzi

    • D. 

      Laozi

  • 7. 
    Which of the following represents the fundamental belief of Mencius, one of Confucius's disciples?
    • A. 

      Government should be rigorous and based on strict laws harshly executed

    • B. 

      Humans were by nature inclined to goodness and ought to be ruled so that their goodness could develop

    • C. 

      Humans should retreat from society and seek oneness with nature

    • D. 

      Humans were by nature lazy and evil and ought to be ruled by an authoritarian government

  • 8. 
    Which philosopher said, "I take no action and the people are reformed. I do nothing and people become rich. I have no desires and people return to the good and simple life."
    • A. 

      Mencius

    • B. 

      Laozi

    • C. 

      Confucius

    • D. 

      Xunzi

  • 9. 
    Daoism was developed by the philosopher.
    • A. 

      Mencius

    • B. 

      Confucius

    • C. 

      Xunzi

    • D. 

      Laozi

  • 10. 
    The dynasty that followed the Zhou was the
    • A. 

      Shang

    • B. 

      Sung

    • C. 

      Han

    • D. 

      Qin

Back to Top Back to top