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Chinese Religions: Confucianism and Daoism

World religions test 3
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On the day of qingming, Chinese do which one of the following
Visit the graves of ancestors
In ancient Chinese religion, yin represents
female
In ancient Chinese religion, yang represents
male
As a replacement for shangdi, Tian first appeared in the
Zhou dynasty
Tianzi was the traditional title of the Chinese ruler, literally meaning
a. Son of Heaven
Ru in Chinese refers to the
Confucians
The Confucian scholar who maintained that human nature is good is
Mencius
Confucianism was first designated as a state orthodoxy in the
Han dynasty
For Confucius, the source of the moral imperative was
tian
For Confucius, the "kernel of humanity," the thing that makes human beings human, is known as
Ren
The Confucian cardinal virtue is filial piety, a child's respect and care for the parents and ancestors, known in Chinese as
Xiao
Junzi is the personality ideal of
Confucianism
Taishang Laojun is the deity whose original human identity is
Laozi
Daoism became an organized religious movement in the
Han dynasty
In traditional China, the "three religions" referred to
a. Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism
The Scripture of the Way and Its Potent Manifestation was supposed to have been written by
Laozi
"Sitting and Forgetting" (zuowang) is characteristic of the teaching of
Zhuangzi
The Daoist attainment of immortality is best expressed by the image of
Xian
The Daoist practice of waidan refers to
External alchemy
The Daoist practice of neidan refers to
Internal alchemy
The Daoist ritual of communal offering and cosmic renewal is called
Jiao
All of the following are Daoist deities
Jade emperor, Earth god, Taishang Laojun