The Teachings of Confucianism & Taoism


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Confucius founded which philosophy?

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1. Laozi wrote on which philosophy?

2. Which of these was not emphasized by Confucianism as heavily as it was in Taoism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Confucianism and Taoism were very influential philosophies in China during the Warring States period, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concepts contained within each school of thought. You will be tested on Confucius and Laozi and how their belief systems were applied.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Principles of Confucianism and Taoism
  • Interaction between the philosophies
  • Difficulty in defining 'Tao'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related philosophy lesson on Confucianism and Taoism
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Confucianism and Taoism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the teachings of Confucianism and Taoism

Additional Learning

To learn more about Chinese philosophy, review the accompanying lesson titled The Teachings of Confucianism & Taoism. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the history and principles behind Confucianism and Taoism
  • Define the Yin-Yang
  • Understand how Confucianism and Taoism shaped China during the Waring States period