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5 Matching questions

  1. Wu Zhao
  2. Gentry
  3. Maori
  4. Kabuki
  5. Grand Canal
  1. a A popular type of Japanese drama combined with music and dance, it is the type of theatre in Japan(Played buy all male actors)
  2. b the Oceanic language spoken by the Maori people in New Zealand
  3. c the only woman to ever declare herself empress, she was a member of the Tang Dynasty; takes over when Li Shimin dies; she used trickery to get power, cuts taxes, raises salaries of government officials, encourages trade and buddhism, takes korea as a tributary state, reforms the civil service exams, builds more school for more job opprotunities, takes critism from Li Bo and improves, The only woman to ever declare herself empress, she was a member of the Tang Dynasty.
  4. d In China, the class of prosperous families, next in wealth below the rural aristocrats, from which the emperors drew their administrative personnel. (166)
  5. e an inland waterway 1000 miles long in eastern China, The 1,100-mile (1,700-kilometer) waterway linking the Yellow and the Yangzi Rivers. It was begun in the Han period and completed during the Sui Empire. (p. 277)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a clan; each clan had their own cheif, The Yayoi lived in these clans. The clans were headed by a single patriarchal figure who served as both a war-chief and as a priest. They had no system of writing or money; they dressed largely in clothes made from hemp or bark. Marriages were frequently polygamous, but women held a fairly prominent place in the society. The relationships were complex; slowly, territorial conflict gradually produced what came close to small states.
  2. a farming method involving the cutting of trees, then burning them to provide ash-enriched soil for the planting of crops
  3. in Confucian thought, one of the virtues to be cultivated, a love and respect for one's parents and ancestors
  4. traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living
  5. Japanese system of writing with simplified Chinese characters that are used phonetically

5 True/False questions

  1. Koryo DynastyKorean dynasty that ruled from 935-1392, Replaced the Silla Dynasty in Korea capital was Songak metal type print led to mass productionn of books also produced celadon

          

  2. Genghis KhanMongolian Emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)

          

  3. Zheng HeAn imperial eunuch and Muslim, entrusted by the Ming emperor Yongle with a series of state voyages that took his gigantic ships through the Indian Ocean, from Southeast Asia to Africa. (pp. 355, 422)

          

  4. PagodaJapanese system of writing with simplified Chinese characters that are used phonetically

          

  5. Pax Mongolica-Mongol Peace-used to describe the eased communication and commerce the unified administration helped to create, a phrase coined by Western scholars to describe the alleged stabilizing effects of the conquest of the Mongol Empire on the social, cultural and economic life of the inhabitants of the vast Eurasian territory they conquered in the 13th and 14th centuries