The Civilization Of East Asia! Trivia Facts Quiz

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The Civilization Of East Asia! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which dynasty had the major contribution of the Grand Canal?
    • A. 

      Tang Dynasty

    • B. 

      Sung Dynasty

    • C. 

      Sui Dynasty

    • D. 

      Jin Dynasty

  • 2. 
    The Sui were defeated by the invading _______ in 615 and finally an uprising in 618 ended their rule.
  • 3. 
    Xi'an was the capital of _________ .
  • 4. 
    Buddhism reached its peak under the Tang.
    • A. 

      Empress Wu

    • B. 

      Li Bo

    • C. 

      Du Fu

    • D. 

      Zhao Kuangyin

  • 5. 
    Under their reign China was the most powerful and wealthy country in the world.
    • A. 

      Sui Dynasty

    • B. 

      Tang Dynasty

    • C. 

      Sung Dynasty

    • D. 

      Jin Dynasty

  • 6. 
    Zen is
    • A. 

      Ancient Chinese form of money

    • B. 

      Stressing meditation as a means to enlightenment

    • C. 

      Strong Chinese military leader

    • D. 

      Means "universal ruler"

  • 7. 
    Who was a Daoist?
    • A. 

      Li Bo

    • B. 

      Du Fu

  • 8. 
    His poems are light, happy, and elegant.
    • A. 

      Li Bo

    • B. 

      Du Fu

  • 9. 
    Who was a follower of Confucius?
    • A. 

      Li Bo

    • B. 

      Du Fu

  • 10. 
    Who wrote "A Song of War Chariots?"
    • A. 

      Li Bo

    • B. 

      Du Fu

  • 11. 
    Why did the Tang Dynasty begin a gradual decline?
    • A. 

      The Turks Invaded

    • B. 

      The nomads Invaded

    • C. 

      Civil War

    • D. 

      A series of weak emperors

  • 12. 
    Who ended the Tang Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Nomads

    • B. 

      Turks

    • C. 

      Visigoths

    • D. 

      Minamotos

  • 13. 
    The Sung Dynasty was established in 960 under the rule of the capable Emperor.
    • A. 

      Minamoto Yoritomo

    • B. 

      Go-Daigo

    • C. 

      Zhao Kuangyin

    • D. 

      Ashikaga Takauji

  • 14. 
    During the Sung rule, control of China was split between the Sung in the South, and the ____ Empire in the North.
  • 15. 
    Under the Sung Dynasty the capital was moved to
    • A. 

      Beijing

    • B. 

      Xi'an

    • C. 

      Khanbalik

    • D. 

      Hangzhou

  • 16. 
    China did NOT export
    • A. 

      Porcelain

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Copper

    • E. 

      Silver

  • 17. 
    The Civil Service System held examinations every ___ years to enlist civil servants.
  • 18. 
    Name one of two great Chinese inventions.
  • 19. 
    The first known printed book was
    • A. 

      A Song of War Chariots

    • B. 

      Diamond Sutra

    • C. 

      Foot Binding

    • D. 

      The Golden Horde

  • 20. 
    The first family to gain control of the central government was
    • A. 

      The Fujiwara family

    • B. 

      The Yoritomo family

    • C. 

      The Takauji family

    • D. 

      The Temujin family

  • 21. 
    In 1192 the Emperor granted _____________ the official title of Shogun.
    • A. 

      Ashikaga Takauji

    • B. 

      Genghis Khan

    • C. 

      Minamoto Yoritomo

    • D. 

      Kublai Khan

  • 22. 
    The Shogan was responsible for
    • A. 

      Controlling the military

    • B. 

      Controlling the treasury

    • C. 

      Enforcing & creating laws

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 23. 
    In 1331, Emperor Go-Daigo attempted to regain power, but failed. This general of his took control of the Shogun for 250 years.
    • A. 

      Ashikaga Takauji

    • B. 

      Genghis Khan

    • C. 

      Kublai Khan

    • D. 

      Marco Polo

  • 24. 
    The _______ had a large scale use of cavalry and culture centered around warfare.
  • 25. 
    The fiercest Mongol ruler of all time was
    • A. 

      Marco Polo

    • B. 

      Kublai Khan

    • C. 

      Genghis Khan

    • D. 

      Batu Khan

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