Feudal Japan
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Why did the samurai practice Zen Buddhism?
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    It preaches the values of wealth and business.
    Its practice helped teach warriors how to control their bodies and their movements.
    It preaches the values of war and aggression.
    A)  Its practice brought wealth to many families that wanted to train as samurai.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Why have there been so many conflicts over land throughout Japan's history?
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    The Daimyo were constantly try to overthrow the Emperor.
    The Samurai were constantly trying to overthrow the Daimyo.
    Land is valuable because the deserts limit the area available for farming.
    Land is valuable because the mountains limit the area available for farming.
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which food staple have the Japanese relied on due to its geographic isolation and lack of arable land?
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  • Question 4
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    Q. Which idea was a characteristic of the Japanese feudal system?
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    There were more landowners than peasants.
    The Shogun had little power in the feudal system.
    Peasants ranked above Samurai warriors in the social structure.
    It was difficult for people to move between social classes.
  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. What aspect of Shinto is evident in this Japanese painting?
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    the beauty and power of nature
    the importance of sea travel
    A)  the need for shrines to the gods
    A)  the desire of humans to control nature
  • Question 6
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    Q. What was the role of women in Japanese feudalism?
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    Women owned all the property.
    Women were considered to be equal to the samurai.
    Women were required to obey men.
    Women were respected and did not have to work.
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. In addition to Shintoism, which other belief system influenced Japanese art, architecture, and literature?
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  • Question 8
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    Q. How did the practice of Shintoism influence the Japanese culture?
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    It led the Japanese to adopt monotheistic beliefs.
    It provided guidelines for a strict code of behavior for the Samurai to follow.
    It emphasized allegiance to the emperor and the nation.
    It encouraged the Japanese to respect the beauty and power of nature.
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. In feudal Japan, who was at the top of the social structure, but in reality had little power?
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  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What two religions were practiced by the majority of people in medieval Japan?
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    Shintoism and Confucianism
    Buddhism and Hinduism
    Buddhism and Shintoism
    Confucianism and Christianity
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which country heavily influenced Japanese culture?
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  • Question 12
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    Q. In feudal Japan, who was granted land in exchange for pledging to fight for their lords?
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  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. What idea is most closely associated with Shintoism?
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    People will be reincarnated based on their actions in this life
    People need to live in harmony with nature.
    People must follow a strict code of conduct in order to please God.
    People must swear allegiance to the emperor.
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which group on the social hierarcy was considered to have the lowest rank in Japanese society?
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  • Question 15
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    Q. How were the code of chivalry (Europe) and the Bushido code similar?
    answer choices
    They both stressed honor, bravery, and loyalty
    they both stressed loyalty to the Emperor.
    They both stressed protection of women.
    they both stressed loyalty to the country rather than the ruler.
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