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Unformatted text preview: C8-QUIZ1. Sima Qian was A. The founder of the Qin dynastyB. The leading Legalist scholarC. The first great Chinese historianD. The Chinese rebel who seized control during the Han dynastyE. The Chinese heaven2. The Qin and Han dynasties A. Copied the ruling techniques of the AryansB. Did not push for centralization as thoroughly as the Achaemenids didC. Imposed order on IndiaD. Never mastered the administrative brilliance and unification of the Zhou periodE. Went further than the Persian emperors in their efforts to foster cultural unity3. The collection of Confucian sayings and teachings is known as the A. MenciusB. Memoirs of a PhilosopherC. AnalectsD. Reflections on a Quiet LifeE. Reflections on Things at Hand4. The philosophy of Confucius A. Formed a thoroughly practical and secular approach to lifeB. Called for a strict adherence to the will of the godsC. Addressed abstruse philosophical questionsD. Was deeply religiousE. Was inspired by the Hindu Upanishads5. Confucius believed that political and social harmony A. Came from a retreat into a quiet life of meditationB. Arose from the proper ordering of human relationshipsC. Depended on the proper structuring of a strong centralized governmentD. Was available to human beings if they expressed a deep devotion to the godsE. Could only be imposed by a powerful king6. JunziA. Were Chinese priests who argued that Confucius's philosophy was too secularB. Was the Qin emperor who united China for the first timeC. Was the classic compilation of Daoist thoughtD. Were Confucian "superior individuals" who took an active role in public affairsE. Were the Confucian model of enlightened thinkers who withdrew from society7. The Chinese concept of filial piety, which was central to the family structure, was best expressed by the word A. JunziB. RenC. LiD. XiaoE. Veda8. When discussing qualities that were essential to a good character, Confucius used which of the following terms to mean an attitude of kindness or a sense of humanity? A. DaoB. XiaoC. MaodunD. DasaE. Ren9. Through the efforts of Confucius, the literary works of the Zhou period A. Became the core texts of traditional Chinese educationB. Were replaced by newer and more important textsC. Were completely destroyedD. Were translated from the original cuneiformE. Were included in the Persian Gathas10. The most influential post-Confucian philosopher, who served as the chief spokesman for Confucius's philosophy, was A. XunziB. MenciusC. LaoziD. Shang YangE. Shihuangdi11. At the heart of Mencius's philosophy was the belief that A. Human nature was essentially goodB. It was better to withdraw from life and follow a path of inactionC. A repressive government was the best approach to curb human selfishnessD. Deep devotion would bring reward from the godsE. Human nature was essentially bad12. The Chinese philosopher who proposed that only strong social discipline would bring society into order was A. ConfuciusB. MenciusC. LaoziD. XunziE. Shihuangdi13. The philosophy that criticized social activism and, instead, proposed a life of reflection and introspection 13....
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