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5 Matching questions

  1. Zen
  2. Shinto
  3. Kublai Khan
  4. Civil Service
  5. Tale of Genji
  1. a the group of people whose job it is to carry out the work of the government
  2. b the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma
  3. c Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China
  4. d story of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu at end of 11th century, world's first full novel, story of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu; believed to be the world's first full novel
  5. e school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An 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)
  2. Korean dynasty that opened schools and made neo-Confucianism the state doctrine, in Hanyang
  3. the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644, A major dynasty that ruled China from the mid-fourteenth to the mid-seventeenth century. It was marked by a great expansion of Chinese commerce into East Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia
  4. the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279, (960 - 1279 AD); this dynasty was started by Tai Zu; by 1000, a million people were living there; started feet binding; had a magnetic compass; had a navy; traded with india and persia (brought pepper and cotton); first to have paper money, explosive gun powder; *landscape black and white paintings
  5. the Oceanic language spoken by the Maori people in New Zealand

5 True/False questions

  1. Grand CanalA Taoist Symbol That shows the balance of right and wrong., Forces of nature, yin- negative, weak, dark, female. yang- bright, positive, strong, male. Each balance each other out, needs to be perfect.


  2. hangulKorean alphabet that uses 14 consanatns and 10 vowels for folktales and popular literatre


  3. Easter Island2400 west in the pacific, large stone head figures


  4. slash and burnOnly family to hold the title of emperor in Japanese history


  5. Wu Zhaothe 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.