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5 Matching questions

  1. Shinto
  2. Minamoto Yorimoto
  3. 17 Article Constitution
  4. Daimyo
  5. Zen Buddhism
  1. a A document written by Prince Shotoku written in the Yamato Period which had Buddhist and Confucian influences.
  2. b A Japanese religion (the original Japanese religion) whose followers believe that all things in the natural world are filled with divine spirits
  3. c The shogun for emperor Go-Toba in the Kamakura Period.
  4. d type of Buddhism that emphasized meditation and self-discipline. Used by the Samurai
  5. e a Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samurai

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Period Spanning from 710-794 A.D. The government consisted of an imperial court with Buddhist priests as a part of the courts. This period was influenced by China with a written writing system and a capital city modeled after the Chinese Capital. Literature became important during this period, and the economy became more structured with minted coins, taxes and a new system of agriculture.
  2. a mix of Chinese characters with the original Japanese writing
  3. A journal written in the Heian period that described court life.
  4. Japanese regent, he was one of Japan's greatest leaders. He was influential in bringing Buddhism and Chinese ideas to Japan. He also wrote the 17 Article Constitiution
  5. lady in waiting at the heian court. she painted a vivid picture of life at the heian court in her dairy The Pillow Book

5 True/False questions

  1. Emperor Go-Tobastory of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu at end of 11th century, world's first full novel


  2. SeppukuSupreme military commander


  3. Ronina mix of Chinese characters with the original Japanese writing


  4. Lady MurasakiWoman given credit for writing the world's first novel, The Tale of Genji.


  5. ShogunateThe Japanese system of centralized government under a shogun, who exercised actual power while the emperor was reduced to a figurehead.


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