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Dynasties of China Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was the most notable achievement of Emperor Wendi?

Question 2 2. What negative impact did Kublai Khan's favoritism of Buddism have on the the followers of other religions in China?

Question 3 3. In the year 1279 CE, this leader of the Mongols was able to unify all of China and created the Yuan Dynasty that lasted until 1368 CE.

Question 4 4. Which of the following best explains Emperor Wendi's decision to reform landholdings in China?

Question 5 5. A cultural achievement of the Qing Dynasty was the innovation of Chinese porcelain which had previously only used blue and white colored glazes to include porcelain made of this new color created by mixing copper and red tones.

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Question 6 6. This ethnic group has ruled the northeastern corner of China since prehistoric times, and created a distinct Chinese culture with its own language and traditions.

Question 7 7. How many emperors ruled the Sui Dynasty before it fell?

Question 8 8. China's stability under Xuanzong rested primarily on what?

Question 9 9. What evidence do archaeologists have that indicate Shang merchants traded with people from far away lands?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT one of the Qin Dynasty's long lasting influences?

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Question 11 11. How did the teachings of Confucius affect the daily lives of women in Imperial China?

Question 12 12. Under the Yuan, the _____ did much to further open trade, which Yuan rulers valued and facilitated China's transportation, of their silk and cotton, to parts of the Middle East and into Europe as well.

Question 13 13. Which of the following was NOT a prominent craft trade in Shang society?

Question 14 14. Who was the first Yuan emperor?

Question 15 15. Which best describes the relationship between religion and politics during the Shang Dynasty?

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Question 16 16. What improvements did Emperor Kangxi make to improve the economy of China?

Question 17 17. What policy had the Yuan emperors adopted that really upset the Chinese population?

Question 18 18. How did the Tang emphasis on civil service exams impact the economy of China?

Question 19 19. What is the stylistic drawing that depicts a landscape?

Question 20 20. The Shang dynasty used _____, or characters that stand for words, in their writing system.

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Question 21 21. Who was An Lushan?

Question 22 22. Which of the following BEST explains the somewhat limited forms of artistic expression during the Qin dynasty?

Question 23 23. What was one impact of the Qin Dynasty's banning of the practice of primogeniture?

Question 24 24. Under this ruler of China poetry, the arts, and literature were all of great importance which also led to more advancements for the peasant class in the creation of the first public libraries in China.

Question 25 25. Legalist Philosopher Han Fei Zi stated, ''The ruler alone should possess the power, wielding it like lightning or like thunder.''This statement best describes the Qin belief that the Emperor should rule as _____.

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Question 26 26. To make China's government more efficient, the first emperor of the Sui Dynasty instituted this system in which the number of government bureaucracies were minimized and run by advisers in a uniform fashion.

Question 27 27. Although Emperor Wendi converted to _____ he was also a supporter of Confucianism and Taoism as well in imperial China.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of Shang influence on future civilizations?

Question 29 29. What was the initial purpose of the Great Canal?

Question 30 30. Which type of paintings saw a great rise in popularity during the Yuan dynasty?

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