Chinese Philosophers

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Chinese Philosophers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes the who the Chinese philosophers were?
    • A. 

      Rulers, military commanders

    • B. 

      Religious people

    • C. 

      Thinkers, wise men, teachers

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Oracle Bones during the Shang Dynasty

    • B. 

      The Warring States during the Zhou Dynasty

    • C. 

      The burning of books during the Qin Dynasty

  • 3. 
    Confucius taught people to
    • A. 

      Have li or proper behavior

    • B. 

      Rulers to be kind and set a good example

    • C. 

      People to respect and obey their elders

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The 5 basic relationships between people is part of the ideas of
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism

  • 5. 
    The Han Dynasty gave people tests to see if they had the proper behavior and knowledge to be one of their employees.  This shows the influence of
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism

  • 6. 
    If a teacher assigned an older student to help mentor a student who was having bad behavior, this would be like
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism

  • 7. 
    Laozi's Daoism ideas taught people to
    • A. 

      Live in harmony with nature

    • B. 

      Accept the good and bad opposites of life

    • C. 

      Do not strive for power, wealth, or fame

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    A teacher who let a student with bad behavior go unpunished to eventually realize their own mistake would be an example of
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism

  • 9. 
    The Han Dynasty decided to stop fighting so many wars and the made fewer rules and laws during their government.  This shows the influence of
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism

  • 10. 
    Han Fei and his legalism ideas encouraged
    • A. 

      Create and enforce strict laws

    • B. 

      Offer rewards and strict punishments

    • C. 

      Do not trust that people will behave, enforce them and control their behavior

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Emperor Qin burnt the books that contained ideas that disagreed with him and forced rich people to move to a location where he could watch their behavior closely.  This shows the influence of
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism

  • 12. 
    A principal who teaches students the rules and then expels any student who breaks them would be an example of
    • A. 

      Confucianism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Legalism

  • 13. 
    The main reason why the Chinese philosophers created their ideas and teachings was  
    • A. 

      To help solve problems in society.

    • B. 

      To create a new world religion.

    • C. 

      To help in the afterlife.

    • D. 

      To teach middle schoolers about culture.