- During the sixth century B.C.E., the following objects were developed:
B. cast iron
- According to the text, early Chinese coins featured which of the following?
C. square holes
- The written collection of Confucius’s teachings is called
B. the Analects.
- By the Zhou era, the word “li” came to mean
A. principles governing appropriate behavior.
- Confucius’s Analects covers the following:
D. cultivation of character and moral values were more important than a ruler’s ability to govern.
- Politically, Confucius saw the role of ruler in society as that of a
- Which of the following is true regarding the Legalists?
B. described the nature of humankind as inherently evil
- Mencius, who followed Confucius, taught that
C. humans are born good and fall into evil only by neglect or abuse.
- Legalists taught that
D. humans are inherently evil and rulers must have absolute authority.
- Clearly the greatest innovative dynasty in the Chinese rise to empire were the
- Which of the following is the most significant artifact of the first emperor’s tomb?
B. terracotta soldiers
- The Qin dynasty brought
A. standardization of Chinese language, wagon axles, and coinage.
- At first the Chinese regarded the era of the Han as
C. their classical age.
- The Chinese regard this dynasty as their historical Golden Age.
- Which of the following bests describes the emphasis of Chinese prose literature?
C. record-keeping; archiving history
- Han achievements included
A. considerable intellectual, economic, and technological advances.
- The literature of Sima Qian suggests that
A. wealth encourages virtue.
- Classic Han architecture primarily used which of the following materials?
- The Han dynasty left a very thorough record of daily life via the visual medium of
C. glazed terracotta.
- To which culture is the Han dynasty most compared?
- The Chinese introduced which of the following major contributions?
- Confucius’ teachings, combined with __, formed the basis for emerging Chine culture in the climb for empire.
B. The Five Chinese Classics
- The philosophical challenge to the teachings of Confucius was termed
- Chinese architecture is noted for
A. its impermanence.
- Through what medium did the Han craftspeople leave their record of daily life?
- Which of the following best describes Han dynasty Chinese poetry?
- The round roofs of royal tombs in classical China represented
- The head and body of the deceased Chinese ruler was often shrouded in
- Chinese trade was largely conducted along __, an east-west land route that led eventually to Rome.
B. the Silk Road