Ancient China
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  • Question 1
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    What was the Mandate of Heaven?

    answer choices

    A period in which a new emperor will take control over the government due to a period of rebellion or loss

    A period in which China was prosperous and emperors strengthened their power

    A period in China in which everyone practices Buddhism

    A period in China in which the entire country stops eating meat

  • Question 2
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    Which problem contributed most to the construction of the Great Wall during the Qin dynasty?

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    Civil War

    Foreign Invasion

    Trade Competition

    High Unemployment

  • Question 3
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    What was the main difference between the Qin dynasty and the Zhou dynasty?

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    The Qin dynasty made alliances with other Asian nations while the Zhou dynasty remained isolated

    The Qin dynasty created a power sharing arrangement that allowed it to last much longer than the Zhou dynasty

    The Qin dynasty relied on a centralized system of control while the Zhou dynasty relied on a decentralized system

    The Qin dynasty set up a professional bureaucracy while the Zhou dynasty relied on hereditary succession

  • Question 4
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    Which factor contributed most to the limited size of the Chinese empire?

    answer choices

    natural barriers

    interior weapons

    slow population growth

    lack of natural resources

  • Question 5
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    Why did the ideals of Confucianism appeal to Han rulers?

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    They wanted to eliminate superstition in order to modernize Chinese society

    They hoped to advance scientific progress in order to promote rapid economic growth

    They wanted to promote artistic and intellectual achievement among the Chinese people

    They hoped to create a well-run system of rule over a large territory and diverse population

  • Question 6
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    Which statement best explains how the ancient Chinese civilization was similar to other early human civilizations?

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    Chinese civilizations united a diverse set of populations

    Chinese civilization first developed in a fertile river valley

    Chinese civilization was originally centered around trading posts

    Chinese civilization was brought by nomadic peoples from the Middle East

  • Question 7
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    How did the development of the Silk Road benefit the Chinese economy?

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    It decreased the cost of exporting goods

    It opened new markets for Chinese producers

    It enabled Chinese workers to migrate to job locations

    It created access to an abundant supply of raw materials

  • Question 8
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    Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China is widely known for stopping the invading Barbarians of the North by building which historical monument?

    answer choices

    The Pottala Palace

    The Great Wall

    The Terracota Army

    The forbidden city

  • Question 9
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    What is the main concept of the Confucian idea of filial piety?

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    Legalist principles should be practiced

    Individuals should understnad their duties and responsiblities

    Siblings should earn respect from each other

    Society should respect the environment

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    Foreign invasion

    Earthquake

    Droughts

    If these events occurred, what conclusion can be made about the royal ruler and his family?

    answer choices

    Gods would bless the ruler to help gain control of the land

    The people would overthrow the ruler in favor of someone new

    Religious leaders became important advisors to the leader

    The right to rule was revoked by the gods

  • Question 11
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    How did China's rulers and dynasties acquire their right to rule?

    answer choices

    Eightfold Path

    Mandate of Heaven

    The People

    Edict of Law

  • Question 12
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    Identify one way in which China benefited from the Silk Road

    answer choices

    Cultural diffusion brought new goods and ideas to China

    Conflicts started over who had the right to trade

    China began trading with the Americas

    China grew poor because other countries took advantage of them

  • Question 13
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    Which statement supports the CULTURAL impact of the Silk Road?

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    Spread of ideas, food, and innovations between Asia and Europe

    Encouraged isolation between the ancient civilizations

    Sparked further was with in the Chinese kingdoms

    Furthered the separation of social classes in China

  • Question 14
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    What is a woman's role or position in an ancient Chinese family?

    answer choices

    Head of household

    Not argue with their husbands parents

    Monitor the childrens' education

    Be submissive to their husbands

  • Question 15
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    Why did trading networks like the Silk Road develop?

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    People wanted to take land and keep control of that land

    The trails were used for communication between groups

    Certain resources were not available in all areas

    Travelers enjoyed exploring nearby lands after trading for spices

  • Question 16
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    How did Confucianism try to prevent corruption in the government?

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    By giving land to noble families

    By not allowing anybody related to Qin in the government

    By giving jobs to family members only

    Giving government positions to those who earned it

  • Question 17
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    How did feudalism distribute power through China.

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    All the noble families had to live in the capital city

    Land was given to leading families to rule over in exchange for loyalty

    Civil service tests were given to determine who could rule the land

    Feudalism believed all people were evil and could not be trusted

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