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The Origins of Taoism: History, the Uncarved Block & Tao-Te Ching

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Which of these statements is the most historically accurate?

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1. Taoism is believed to have originated in _____.

2. Jayna has read extensively on Taoism and considers herself to be a Taoist. Which of the following would best describe Jayna's foundational belief?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taoism is a very old Eastern philosophy, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of its history and core concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The origins and history of Taoism
  • The core concepts of the philosophy
  • Vocabulary terms used in the discussion of Taoism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world religions lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify the first man to receive the revelation of the Tao
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Taoism

Additional Learning

To learn more about Taoism, review the accompanying lesson titled The Origins of Taoism: History, the Uncarved Block & Tao-Te Ching. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the basic tenets of Taoism
  • Know the history of Taoism
  • Define key terms, such as the Way and the Pu
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