2 1. The Huang, Chang, and Xi are three great __________ in China. A. DynastiesB. PhilosophiesC. LeadersD. Rivers
3 2. Because of its concentration of loess, the Huang River is known as what? A. The Red TideB. Yellow RiverC. Muddy WatersD. The Great Drain
4 3. Because of geographic isolation… A. China was forced to adapt to the ideas of other cultures.B. China was influenced less by other cultures than any other people in ancient times.C. Most Chinese people became nomadic and semi-nomadic.C. Chinese were considered culturally inferior and called “barbarians.”
5 4. Chinese belief was that… A. the well-being of the state rested upon the well-being of the family.B. the emperor’s power was determined by the number of captives taken.C. older generations needed to take care of the younger ones.D. money was worthless and wealth was in land owned.
6 5. Although Chinese towns grew in size and number, most Chinese people… A. Lived as nomads.B. Lived as small village farmers.C. Moved toward the Indus River ValleysD. Took up trading.
7 6. Perhaps the most widely known Chinese contribution to medicine is… A. the laxative.B. Yoga.C. Bloodletting.D. Acupuncture therapy.
8 7. Important reforms from the Qin dynasty include: A. only farming during monsoon season.B. Standardizing currency and weights/measuresC. adopting Hinduism nationwideD. opening education to people of all classes
9 8. Typically, women in China… A. were honored above sons.B. had fewer rights than men.C. kept careful genealogy of family linesD. lacked respect in the home.
10 9. Chinese inventions include: A. paper, a seismograph, and the sundialB. catapults, fishnets, and corkC. Coins, rice, and the bound bookD. the shoe, compass, and candle
11 10. The Five Classics were used to… A. train scholars and civil servantsB. teach the poor the basics of farmingC. record the accomplishments of emperorsD. determine legal matters