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Chapter 24 Multiple Choice Quiz 1. Opponents of this reform strategy, including Empress Dowager Cixi, feared that any and all reforms advocated by Li and Zeng would ultimately bring down China's Confucian society. a. Answer: a. True. 2. Tensions between China and Japan over their respective interested in Korea's court, as it sought to deal with the Tonghak, or "Eastern Learning," Rebellion, ultimately leading to all-out war with Japan in the _________War, a war which exposed the major coordinating problems plaguing China's "self-strengthening" efforts. a. The correct answer was: c. Sino-Japanese. 3. An old Chinese wisdom states that "a woman with talent is _________". a. The correct answer was: a. without virtue. 4. _________was the term used by the Japanese to refer to the Western ships arriving on Japanese waters as early as the sixteenth century. a. The correct answer was: a. "Black Ships". 5. China remained a patriarchal society with the family being the nation's most important institution and the father its most powerful figure following the strongly hierarchical Confucian model, while daughters continued to be viewed as a highly prized asset since they would marry outside the family. a. The correct answer was: b. False. 6. In the realm of the artistic creativity, more traditional Japanese art forms, such as No and kabuki theater and ukiyo-e printing survived but often in a somewhat altered state, with updated kabuki variations reflecting _________and including the revolutionary trend of having female actors actually performing female roles. a. The correct answer was: a. contemporary themes. 7. In 1899, at the behest of United States Secretary of State John Hay, European powers were persuaded to refrain from securing exclusive concessions and, instead, maintain an _________policy for all to trade with China. a. The correct answer was: c. "Open Door".
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8. A newly created Chinese board, the Zongli Yamen , was to handle Qing foreign relations although the Chinese were not encouraged to set up embassies abroad. a. The correct answer was: b. False. 9. By the end of the nineteenth century, Japan's economy had developed a number of successful zaibatsu or _________in order to control or monopolize an industry, the military and transportation industries being a prime example. a. The correct answer was: d. cartels. 10. As was the case a decade later in China, Japanese intellectuals _________the works of Western Enlightenment, philosophical, and social science works in translation. a. The correct answer was: b. eagerly absorbed. 11. Which of the following factors did not shape Japan's pursuit of an overseas empire? a. The correct answer was: a. the Tokugawa shogunate's desire for contact with Western culture. 12. After the forced suicide of Taiping leader Hong Xiuquan and the end of his movement in 1864, Chinese leaders began to move toward a reform strategy of what a later slogan called a. The correct answer was: b. "Chinese studies for the essence; Western studies for practical application".
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