#5 The characteristics listed apply to which society? a)Ancient China b)The Persian Empire c)Ancient India d)The Muslim Empire Respect for elders Civil service examinations Ancestor worship Respect for elders Civil service examinations Ancestor worship
The Aryans, a light-skinned people probably related to the Persians, crossed the mountain passes and invaded the plains, abruptly destroying the highly advanced culture they encountered there. #10 This passage best describes the fate of a)Ancient Egypt b)Early Chinese settlements along the Huang He River. c)The Hebrews after leaving Egypt. d)Harappan (Indus River) civilization.
#11 In China, to rule by the Mandate of Heaven meant a)following the astrological signs. b)ruling fairly so that heaven would grant prosperity. c)strictly adhering to Buddhist religious principles. d)balancing the forces of the heavens.
ruling fairly so that heaven would grant prosperity.
#12 Belief in many forms of one major deity is characteristic of a)Buddhism. b)Taoism. c)Shintoism. d)Hinduism
#13 Which statement accurately compares the development of Buddhism with that of Hinduism? a)Both began in India, and Hinduism has thrived there, while Buddhism has a larger following in other places. b)Buddhism came to India from China, while Hinduism began in India and dispersed to China. c)Hinduism began in China and was exported though Japan to India, while Buddhism emerged in India and spread throughout Asia. d)Both began in India, and both are highly popular religions there today.
Both began in India, and Hinduism has thrived there, while Buddhism has a larger following in other places.
#14 Siddhartha Gautama explained his new faith as a)a return to ceremonies and rituals that had been neglected. b)a search for answers to life’s mysteries that he had not found in Hinduism. c)rejection of the idea of a code of moral behavior aimed at harmony with nature. d)the perfect mixing of Hinduism and Shintoism.
a search for answers to life’s mysteries that he had not found in Hinduism.
#15 All of the following ideas are attributed to Confucius except a)the best approach to social problems is inaction; nature must take its course. b)respect for the ancestors is a fundamental obligation. c)happiness of the people is more important than the privileges of the rulers. d)rulers must be fair and just if the country is to prosper.
the best approach to social problems is inaction; nature must take its course.
#16 The balance of the opposing forces of Yin and Yang (good and evil, light and dark) are central to a)Hinduism. b)Buddhism. c)Confucianism. d)Taoism.