Comparing Life in Different Locations in East Asia


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Which of the following East Asian countries has the greatest political and social freedoms?

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1. Which of the following countries puts the MOST emphasis on ritual and the appropriate way to behave in public and business dealings?

2. In which of the following countries is age and social standing important in determining how people are treated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Although life in China, Japan, South and North Korea varies from country to country, there are numerous similar cultural characteristics throughout. This quiz and worksheet pairing seeks to determine your knowledge about these East Asian countries by asking questions about the influences of each.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask about the following aspects of life in East Asia:

  • Importance of age on social position
  • Impact of religion and philosophy on education
  • Degree of Western influences
  • Ritualism in public and business dealings
  • Political and social freedoms

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be utilized as you take the quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cultural lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the role religion and ritual have on East Asian countries
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about life in East Asia

Additional Learning

To learn more about Life in Different East Asian Countries, review the accompanying lesson, which will further detail the following objectives:

  • Determine Western influences and social stations in Japan
  • Understand Confucianism and capitalism in China
  • Know the role of communism in North Korea
  • Comprehend freedom, western influence, and Confucianism in South Korea