Chapter 15 Quiz

Chapter 15 Quiz - Chapter 15 The Resurgence of Empire in...

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Chapter 15 – The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia 1. The Chinese Buddhist monk, Xuanzang, was famous for A. Traveling to Constantinople as an envoy of the Sui emperors B. His conversion to Nestorian Christianity C. Traveling to India to collect Buddhist texts D. Starting a new sect of Buddhism called Chan 2. The Sui dynasty was founded in 589 by A. Yang Jian B. Qin Shihuangdi C. Tang Taizong D. Song Taizu 3. The greatest contribution of Sui Yangdi, the second Sui emperor, was A. A series of reforms that allowed the Sui to survive for another three-hundred years B. The construction of the Grand Canal C. His conversion to Buddhism D. His conquest of Vietnam 4. The Sui construction of which of these items would have important economic implications well into the twentieth century? A. Grand Canal B. Great Wall C. First printing press D. Modern banking industry 5. The Grand Canal stretched from what city in the south to what city in the west? A. Beijing to Nanjing B. Chang'an to Nanjing C. Hangzhou to Chang'an D. Nanjing to Chang'an 6. The success of the Tang dynasty was due to its energetic second ruler. Who was he? A. Yang Jian B. Song Taizu C. Qin Shihuangdi D. Tang Taizong 7. The Tang plan to avoid the concentration of land in the hands of the wealthy was called the A. Hangzhou system B. Tang Taizong system C. Kowtow system D. Equal-field system 8. During the Tang dynasty, the imperial civil service examinations A. Declined dramatically in importance B. Were expanded, allowing posts to be filled with officials of genuine intellectual ability C. Were halted and not restarted until the Ming dynasty D. Were restricted to the wealthier families
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