The Song Dynasty Quiz

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The Song Dynasty Quiz

Quiz about Song Dynasty, for Mr. Wightman's Social Studies 8 challenge class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From what year to what year was the Song in power?
    • A. 

      618-907 CE

    • B. 

      960-1279 CE

    • C. 

      1046-256 BCE

  • 2. 
    Which Period did the Song take over China from?
    • A. 

      Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period

    • B. 

      The Zhou Period

    • C. 

      The Tang Period

  • 3. 
    Who was this man who was very interested in the interpretations of the, "Book of changes."?  
    • A. 

      Barrack Obama

    • B. 

      Confucius

    • C. 

      Zhou Dun-Yi

  • 4. 
    What was the product of a compromise of the main religion and main philosophy during the Song Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Daoism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Neo-Confucianism

  • 5. 
    What did people during the Song Dynasty use to justify their overthrowing of Five Dynasty period? 
    • A. 

      Mandate of Heaven

    • B. 

      Confucianism

    • C. 

      EVIL

  • 6. 
    What was the product of a compromise of the main religion and main philosophy during the Song Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Daoism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Neo-Confucianism

  • 7. 
    Ghengis Khan started the mongol campaign against the Song.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Kublai Khan became the first emperor of the Yuan Dynasty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Song invented automatic assault rifles with their gunpowder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What arts were improved during the Song period?
    • A. 

      Painting and preforming arts

    • B. 

      Carving and pottery

    • C. 

      Photography and animation

  • 11. 
    Who took some Song territory and sent the Song into the Southern Song period?
    • A. 

      Mongols

    • B. 

      Jin

    • C. 

      Satin

  • 12. 
    According to the Song no one had the MOH during the five dynasties period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Who began the Song Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Deng Xiao Peng

    • B. 

      Zhou Dun Yi

    • C. 

      Zhao Kuang Yin

  • 14. 
    What was the original capital of the Song Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Chang'an

    • B. 

      Kaifeng

    • C. 

      Guangzhou

  • 15. 
    It is said that the emperor held a _________ for his generals and higher-ranking military officials after their military conquests.
  • 16. 
    Some say that the emperor was reluctant to become emperor, he was persuaded and made a declaration while he was__________.
    • A. 

      Angry

    • B. 

      Drunk

    • C. 

      Injured and dying

  • 17. 
    Zhao Kuang Yin was also known as
    • A. 

      Song Huang Di

    • B. 

      Song Tai Tzu

  • 18. 
    Song Tai Tzu means 'grand ancestor' or founder of Song Dynasty
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Who did the Song negotiate a treaty with?
    • A. 

      The Liao

    • B. 

      The Zhou

    • C. 

      The Yuan

  • 20. 
    The Southern Song Dynasty was formed in _______.
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