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Chapter 7, Part 1 5) How did the increase in farmland and

China Builds An Empire rice production most likely affect ancient

Key Version B China? (DO NOW 01/23/2018, page 52)
a) A decrease need for farmers led to high
1) What is the key version? unemployment.
a) A b) An increased food supply led to growth
b) B in population.
c) China became more desirable to
2) Which observation about the boundaries invaders.
of China during the Sui and Tang d) Greater farming success made the
Dynasties is accurate, based on the map? Chinese rebel against their government.
(DO NOW 01/22/2018, page 50)
a) The greatest gain in land during the Sui 6) What advantage did paper money offer
period was to the east and south. merchants over coins or precious metals?
b) The most substantial expansion during (DO NOW 01/23/2018, page 52)
the Tang period was in the west. a) Paper money could be printed by the
c) China’s Great Wall protected its territory merchants themselves whenever they
completely by the end of the Tang needed it.
Dynasty. b) Paper money had more value than coins
d) Korea was part of China during the Sui or precious metals.
Dynasty. c) Paper money as universally accepted.
d) Paper money was easier to carry and use
3) What was one result of giving the civil in large amounts.
service examination again during the
Tang Dynasty? (DO NOW 01/22/2018, 7) Based on the achievements of the Tang
page 50) and Sung dynasties, which inference
a) Corruption among government officials might be made? (DO NOW 01/24/2018,
developed in the competition for jobs. page 52)
b) Many government officials lost their a) Many foreign wars were fought during
jobs. the Tang and Sung dynasties, leading to
c) Government positions were staffed by the need for more advanced weaponry.
generally qualified candidates. b) Tang and Sung achievements were a
d) Taxes increased. response to problems such as hunger and
4) What most likely led Wu Zhao to take c) The Tang and Sung dynasties were
steps written in the description above? generally a time of stability and
(DO NOW 01/22/2018, page 50) prosperity in China.
a) She did not believe in the use of military d) Under Tang and Sung rulers individuality
force. and creativity were stifled
b) She wanted to encourage rebellion
throughout the empire. 8) What changed the focus of
c) She had a plan to weaken China. Confucianism to the morality of the
d) She wanted to win the loyalty of the individual through education? (DO NOW
people. 01/25/2018, page 54)
a) the end of the Tang Dynasty
b) the Mongol invasion
c) the opening of the Silk Road
d) the exposure to Buddhism
9) What was the Confucian reasoning 14) What is the mountain range in Asia
behind the use of an exam to determine between China, India, and Nepal?
who would win government positions? a) Alps
(DO NOW 01/25/2018, page 54) b) Andes
a) A spirit of competition led to better c) Himalayas
candidates. d) Rockies
b) China would flourish only if the upper e) Sierra
class kept the upper hand.
c) Good government could result only if 15) What is the capital of China today?
skilled people were in charge. a) Athens
d) People who did not study for the exam b) Beijing
would not work hard in a job. c) Hong Kong
d) Mecca
10) Why were more school established e) Shanghai
during the Sung Dynasty? (DO NOW
01/25/2018, page 54) 16) At around, what year did the first people
a) To prepare Chinese merchants for foreign build settlements in China?
trade a) 5,000 B.C.E.
b) To produce more eligible candidate for b) 3,500 B.C.E.
government c) 2,500 B.C.E.
c) To reverse the Tang Dynasty trend of d) 1,5000 B.C.E.
minimizing education e) 500 B.C.E.
d) To train youths to become soldiers
17) What groups were some of the first
11) What are the 2 rivers in India? people to build settlements in China?
a) Congo River and Nile River a) Aztec
b) Euphrates River and Tigris River b) Bantu
c) Indus River and Ganges River c) Inca
d) Tiber River and Danube River d) Shona
e) Yangtze River and Yellow River e) Yangshao

12) What are the 2 rivers in China? 18) What is a vocabulary word for ruling
a) Congo River and Nile River family, rulers from the same group?
b) Euphrates River and Tigris River a) Daoism
c) Indus River and Ganges River b) Dynasty
d) Tiber River and Danube River c) Nomad
e) Yangtze River and Yellow River d) Porcelain
e) Tribute
13) What connected the 2 rivers in China?
a) Gobi Desert 19) What was the dynasty that started at
b) Grand Canal around 2,200 B.C.E., and ruled for about
c) Mediterranean Sea 400 years?
d) Plateau of Tibet a) Han
e) Taklimakan Desert b) Qin
c) Shang
d) Xia
e) Zhou
20) Who was an engineer that saved the 25) What does Shi Huangdi mean?
people from floods, and was crowned a) Best Emperor
king? b) First Emperor
a) Mi c) Heaven Emperor
b) Qin d) Last Emperor
c) Shang e) Sky Emperor
d) Wen
e) Yu 26) Who started the Han Dynasty?
a) Confucius
21) At around 1760 B.C.E., what dynasty b) Liu Bang
ruled for 600 years? The dynasty had c) Shi Huangdi
written records, food surplus, and skilled d) Wen
artisans? e) Yu
a) Han
b) Qin 27) The Chinese call themselves “the people
c) Shang of the _________.”
d) Xia a) Han
e) Zhou b) Qin
c) Shang
22) What was the belief that it was heaven d) Xia
and the gods that gave dynasties the right e) Zhou
to rule?
a) Buddhism 28) What is a word for when people honor
b) Confucianism the spirits of their dead relatives?
c) Daoism a) Ancestor worship
d) Legalism b) Buddhism
e) Mandate of Heaven c) Daoism
d) Monotheism
23) From 481 to 221 B.C.E., what was a e) Polytheism
time when different groups fought each
other for control of China? 29) Who started Legalism?
a) Era of Warring States a) Confucius
b) Han Dynasty b) Hanfeiz
c) Qin Dynasty c) Liu Bang
d) Xia Dynasty d) Siddhartha
e) Zhou Dynasty e) Shi Huangdi

24) In 221 B.C.E., what dynasty unified 30) According to Legalism, what is the key
China after more than 200 years of to social order?
fighting? a) High taxes
a) Han b) Large population
b) Qin c) Many choices
c) Shang d) No Rules
d) Xia e) Strong legal system
e) Zhou
31) The teachings of Confucius were written 37) Buddhists believe in the __________
in what holy book? and the Eightfold Path.
a) The Analects a) Confucianism
b) The Bible b) Hammurabi’s Codes
c) The Book of the Dead c) Four Noble Truths
d) The Qur’an d) Five Pillars
e) The Torah e) Ten Commandments

32) What was NOT a teaching of 38) The Buddha was born in around 563
Confucianism? B.C.E. in what present-day country?
a) Use right relationships to produce social a) China
order b) Korea
b) Respect family and older generations c) Japan
c) Make as much money as possible d) Nepal
d) Educate individuals and society e) Thailand
e) Act in morally correct ways
39) When the Buddha was first born what
33) What is a religion that seeks harmony was his role in life?
with nature? a) Farmer
a) Buddhism b) Merchant
b) Confucianism c) Prince
c) Daoism d) Sailor
d) Legalism e) Solider
e) Mandate of Heaven
40) What did the Buddha’s father want him
34) What are the 2 great forces that work in to be in the future?
the universe called? a) Farmer
a) Be and Bop b) Fortune teller
b) Cris and Cross c) King
c) Fried rice and chow mein d) Religious leader
d) Hip and Hop e) Teacher
e) Yin and Yang

35) Buddhism is a religion based on the

who’s teachings?
a) Confucius
b) Hanfeiz
c) Liu Bang
d) Muhammad
e) Siddhartha Gautama

36) What is another name to describe the

a) “Confucius”
b) “Chosen One”
c) “Enlightened One”
d) “Golden One”
e) “Only One”