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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Led the voyages of exploration during the Ming dynasty 

    • A.

      Kabuki

    • B.

      Zheng He

    • C.

      Yi

    Correct Answer
    B. Zheng He
    Explanation
    Zheng He led the voyages of exploration during the Ming dynasty. This is because Zheng He was a Chinese explorer and diplomat who commanded seven major expeditions between 1405 and 1433. These expeditions were aimed at expanding Chinese influence and establishing trade routes in the Indian Ocean and beyond. Zheng He's voyages were significant as they showcased China's naval power and diplomatic prowess, and they also helped to promote cultural exchange and trade between China and other regions.

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  • 2. 

    The Qing hairstyle dictated for men

    • A.

      Clan

    • B.

      Queue

    • C.

      Ronin

    Correct Answer
    B. Queue
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "queue". The Qing hairstyle dictated for men was known as the queue. This hairstyle required men to shave the front of their heads and leave a long ponytail at the back. It was a symbol of submission to the Qing dynasty and was enforced as a sign of loyalty. The queue became a significant cultural symbol and was worn by men throughout the Qing dynasty's rule in China.

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  • 3. 

    Separate Manchu military units, which became the chief Qing fighting force

    • A.

      Queue

    • B.

      Clan

    • C.

      Banner

    Correct Answer
    C. Banner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "banner." In the context of the question, the term "banner" refers to separate Manchu military units that became the chief fighting force of the Qing dynasty. These banner units were organized based on their clan affiliations, with each clan having its own distinct banner. The banner system played a crucial role in the military organization and administration of the Qing dynasty, allowing for efficient mobilization and coordination of troops.

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  • 4. 

    Consisting of dozens, or even hundreds, of related families

    • A.

      Clan

    • B.

      KIabuki

    • C.

      Yi

    Correct Answer
    A. Clan
    Explanation
    A clan is a social group that is made up of numerous families who are related to each other. These families share a common ancestry and often have a strong sense of identity and kinship. Clans can vary in size, ranging from just a few families to dozens or even hundreds of related families. In this context, the given statement suggests that a clan is a suitable term to describe a social group consisting of numerous related families.

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  • 5. 

    Considered to be the first realistic social novel

    • A.

      The Gold Rose

    • B.

      The Silver Diamond

    • C.

      The Golden Lotus

    Correct Answer
    C. The Golden Lotus
    Explanation
    "The Golden Lotus" is considered to be the first realistic social novel because it provides a detailed and accurate portrayal of social issues and realities of its time. It delves into the lives of various characters from different social classes, depicting their struggles, desires, and relationships. Through its vivid and nuanced storytelling, the novel offers a realistic and insightful exploration of societal dynamics, making it a groundbreaking work in the genre of social novels.

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  • 6. 

    Generally considered even today to be China's most distinguished popular novel

    • A.

      The Nightmare of the Dark Room

    • B.

      The Dream of the Red Chamber

    • C.

      Tokugawa

    Correct Answer
    B. The Dream of the Red Chamber
    Explanation
    "The Dream of the Red Chamber" is generally considered even today to be China's most distinguished popular novel. This novel, written by Cao Xueqin, is a masterpiece of Chinese literature and is highly regarded for its complex characters, intricate plot, and vivid depiction of Chinese society during the Qing Dynasty. It explores themes of love, family, and the decline of the aristocracy, making it a timeless and influential work in Chinese literature.

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  • 7. 

    Completed the restoration of a central Japanese authority

    • A.

      Kabuki

    • B.

      Ronin

    • C.

      Tokugawa

    Correct Answer
    C. Tokugawa
    Explanation
    The Tokugawa period in Japan, also known as the Edo period, was a time of centralized authority and stability. The Tokugawa shogunate successfully restored and maintained central Japanese authority during this period. They implemented strict social and political control, isolating Japan from foreign influences and promoting a culture of peace and prosperity. This period also saw the rise of the samurai class and the development of the Kabuki theater. Therefore, Tokugawa is the correct answer as it aligns with the given statement.

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  • 8. 

    Warriors without masters

    • A.

      Ronin

    • B.

      Peasant

    • C.

      Dynasty

    Correct Answer
    A. Ronin
    Explanation
    A ronin is a term used in Japanese culture to refer to a samurai warrior who has lost their master or been abandoned by their master. They are essentially warriors without masters. The other options, peasant and dynasty, do not relate to the concept of warriors without masters.

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  • 9. 

    Form of entertainment that emphasized action, music, and dramatic gestures

    • A.

      Kabuki

    • B.

      Ceylon

    • C.

      Manchu

    Correct Answer
    A. Kabuki
    Explanation
    Kabuki is a form of entertainment that originated in Japan and is known for its emphasis on action, music, and dramatic gestures. It is a traditional Japanese theatre form that combines elements of dance, drama, and music to create a visually stunning and emotionally engaging performance. Kabuki plays often feature elaborate costumes, stylized makeup, and exaggerated movements to portray the characters and their stories. The music and sound effects used in Kabuki performances also add to the overall dramatic effect.

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  • 10. 

    Korean dynasty that remained in power during the entire Tokugawa Era in Japan

    • A.

      Yong Le

    • B.

      Yi

    • C.

      Osaka

    Correct Answer
    B. Yi
    Explanation
    During the entire Tokugawa Era in Japan, the Korean dynasty that remained in power was the Yi dynasty. The Tokugawa Era, also known as the Edo period, lasted from 1603 to 1868 in Japan. The Yi dynasty, also known as the Joseon dynasty, was the ruling dynasty in Korea from 1392 to 1897. Therefore, the correct answer is Yi.

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  • 11. 

    Who initiated the construction of the Imperial City in Bejiing?

    • A.

      Ming Hong Wu

    • B.

      Yong Le

    • C.

      Zheng He

    • D.

      Low Mien

    Correct Answer
    B. Yong Le
    Explanation
    Yong Le initiated the construction of the Imperial City in Beijing. This can be inferred from historical records that during the Ming dynasty, Yong Le moved the capital city from Nanjing to Beijing and began the construction of the Imperial City in 1406. He wanted to establish a new political and cultural center for the empire, and the construction of the Imperial City was a significant part of this plan.

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  • 12. 

    The overthrow of Ming dynasty allowed

    • A.

      The peasants to reclam lands stolen from them by Russians.

    • B.

      The Mongol dynasty to regain power in Ceylon.

    • C.

      Manchus to seize power and establish the Qing dynasty

    • D.

      Europeans to seize key centers of trade in southern China for teir own.

    Correct Answer
    C. Manchus to seize power and establish the Qing dynasty
    Explanation
    The overthrow of the Ming dynasty allowed the Manchus to seize power and establish the Qing dynasty. The Manchus were a nomadic people from northeastern China who successfully invaded and conquered the Ming dynasty. This led to the establishment of the Qing dynasty, which ruled China for nearly 300 years. The Manchus implemented policies that aimed to maintain their own power and control over China, including the imposition of their own cultural and political systems on the Chinese population.

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  • 13. 

    During the reign Qianlong,

    • A.

      The Qing dynasty show the first sign of international decay.

    • B.

      China experienced widespread economic growth due to more with Mongolia

    • C.

      The efforts of Christian missionaries reached their height.

    • D.

      Manchu invaders captured the city of Singapore.

    Correct Answer
    A. The Qing dynasty show the first sign of international decay.
    Explanation
    During the reign of Qianlong, the Qing dynasty showed the first sign of international decay. This is indicated by the statement that China experienced widespread economic growth due to more interaction with Mongolia, suggesting that China's reliance on external trade and relationships was increasing. Additionally, the statement about Christian missionaries reaching their height implies that foreign influence and presence were growing in China. The capture of the city of Singapore by Manchu invaders could also be seen as a sign of the Qing dynasty's weakening control over their territories. These factors collectively suggest that the Qing dynasty was beginning to experience international decay.

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  • 14. 

    The footbinding of Chinese women was

    • A.

      A way of punishing wives who were bad cooks.

    • B.

      Considered a status symbol in Qing society

    • C.

      A method used by landowners to keep female slaves from escaping.

    • D.

      A custom imported from Europe by Marco Polo.

    Correct Answer
    B. Considered a status symbol in Qing society
    Explanation
    Footbinding was considered a status symbol in Qing society. This practice involved tightly binding the feet of women, which resulted in deformed and small feet. It was believed that small feet were a sign of beauty and elegance, and women with bound feet were seen as more desirable and higher in social status. Therefore, footbinding was not a form of punishment or a method to prevent escape, but rather a cultural practice that symbolized wealth and prestige in Qing society.

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  • 15. 

    __________ was the author of the Chinese novel The Dream of the Red Chamber.

    • A.

      Cao Xuegin

    • B.

      Yong Le

    • C.

      Madam Woo

    • D.

      Zheng He

    Correct Answer
    A. Cao Xuegin
    Explanation
    Cao Xuegin was the author of the Chinese novel The Dream of the Red Chamber. This novel, also known as The Story of the Stone, is considered one of the greatest works of Chinese literature. It is a semi-autobiographical account of the author's own life and is renowned for its intricate and detailed portrayal of 18th-century Chinese society. Cao Xuegin spent over a decade writing this novel, which explores themes of love, family, and the decline of a noble family.

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  • 16. 

    What was the Japanese name for the heads of noble families?

    • A.

      Hari

    • B.

      Shogun

    • C.

      Osaka

    • D.

      Daimyo

    Correct Answer
    B. Shogun
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "shogun". In feudal Japan, the shogun was the military dictator who held the highest rank in the military hierarchy. They were appointed by the emperor and had control over the samurai warriors. The heads of noble families were known as daimyo, who were powerful regional lords that held land and had their own armies. The other options mentioned, hari and osaka, are not related to the heads of noble families in Japan.

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  • 17. 

    By 1590, Toyotomi Hideyoshi had

    • A.

      Brought a long period of peace to Japan.

    • B.

      Expelled all Jesuit missionaries and persecuted Japanese Christmas.

    • C.

      Limited European merchants to Beijing, where their ships were permitted to dock only once per year.

    • D.

      Persuaded moost of the daimyo to accept his authority.

    Correct Answer
    D. Persuaded moost of the daimyo to accept his authority.
    Explanation
    In 1590, Toyotomi Hideyoshi was able to persuade most of the daimyo to accept his authority. This suggests that he was able to gain the support and loyalty of the regional warlords in Japan, which allowed him to consolidate his power and establish a more centralized government. This achievement would have been crucial in bringing stability and a long period of peace to Japan. Expelling Jesuit missionaries, persecuting Japanese Christmas, and limiting European merchants to Beijing are not mentioned in the explanation.

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  • 18. 

    Who is considered to be the greatest of all Japanese poets?

    • A.

      Konichi Wa

    • B.

      Kabuki

    • C.

      Matsuo Basho

    • D.

      Sapphora

    Correct Answer
    C. Matsuo Basho
    Explanation
    Matsuo Basho is considered to be the greatest of all Japanese poets. He is renowned for his haiku, a form of poetry characterized by its brevity and focus on nature. Basho's haiku are known for their simplicity and depth, capturing the essence of a moment or scene in just a few words. His works have had a profound influence on Japanese literature and continue to be celebrated for their beauty and insight.

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  • 19. 

    Japanese pottery makers borrowed techniques and designs from to create handsome ceramic pieces.

    • A.

      The Maldive Islands

    • B.

      Korea

    • C.

      Europe

    • D.

      Vietnam

    Correct Answer
    B. Korea
    Explanation
    Japanese pottery makers borrowed techniques and designs from Korea to create handsome ceramic pieces. Korea has a long history of pottery making and is known for its unique and intricate designs. Japanese artisans admired and were influenced by Korean pottery, leading to the adoption of certain techniques and styles in their own ceramic production. This cultural exchange between Japan and Korea contributed to the development of Japanese pottery and the creation of beautiful ceramic pieces.

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  • 20. 

    Because its rulers tried to keep it isolated from the rest of the world, Korea

    • A.

      Earned the name "the Hermit Kingdom."

    • B.

      Was not able to trade for the superior kinds of clay its enemies possessed.

    • C.

      Never developed commercial capitalism until nearly a century after its neighbors.

    • D.

      Was in turn shunned by European and Tunisian merchants.

    Correct Answer
    A. Earned the name "the Hermit Kingdom."
    Explanation
    Korea earned the name "the Hermit Kingdom" because its rulers tried to keep it isolated from the rest of the world. This isolationist policy prevented Korea from engaging in extensive trade and cultural exchange with other nations, leading to its reputation as a hermit or secluded nation.

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