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What dynasty made iron weapons, and made trade more effective by using coins
a) Shang b) Zhou c) Qin d) Tang
What dynasty connected towns using roads, invented calligraphy, and used oracle bones
a) Shang b) Zhou c) Qin d) Tang
What other inventions flourish in China
a) the wheel, aqueducts, post and lintel b) Arches, seismographs, domes c) roads, wheelbarrows, togas d) porcelain, painting, calligraphy, poetry
Which Chinese invention would you use to detect earthquakes
a) Seismographs b) Paper c) Compass d) Gunpowder
True or False, China has a writing syst
a) True b) False c) d)
What are the most important inventions in China?
a) woodblock printing and calligraphy b) calligraphy, silk, kites, noodles, umbrellas, and silk c) Fireworks, paper, umbrellas, noodles, chopsticks d) Woodblock printing, paper, compass, gunpowder, silk
The purpose of The Great Wall of China, as originally constructed by the Qin Dynasty, was to
a) prevent immigration b) prevent foreign invasion c) show the greatness of the emperor d) divide the empire into rival states
Paper, porcelain, printing press and navigational compass originated in
a) China b) England c) Italy d) Japan
What dynasty built the Great Wall of China, invented the compass, and had emperor Shihuangdi
a) Shang b) Zhou c) Qin d) Tang
What Dynasty started the Civil Service exam, invented the seismograph, and wheelbarrow?
a) Han b) Tang c) Song d) Ming
Why did Europeans have to get silk from the Chinese
a) The Chinese kept the silk making process a secret b) The Chinese had the proper climate to grow the silk c) The worms can only live in China d) D The Chinese stole the silk from the Koreans
What group of people took over China?
a) Han b) Tang c) Mongols d) Ming
What invention made trade more effective in China; the Indus also had this invention
a) Standard weights and measures b) Standard writing c) Coins and wheelbarrows d) Irrigation and agriculture
What are oracle bones?
a) Bones of animals that had been killed b) Shells and Bones that were put in a fire and the cracks told the future c) Fossils that told the future d) Shells and bones that were used to trade on the silk road
What religion focuses on good morals and ethics
a) Shintoism b) Confucianism c) Taoism d) Buddhism
What religion focuses on balance with nature
a) Confucianism b) Shintoism c) Buddhism d) Taoism
Why did Taoism and Confucianism start?
a) China had poor economics (money) b) political unrest in China (war) c) There were no religions in China d) None of the answers
What two rivers are in China
a) Tiber and Rubicon b) Nile and the Indus c) Tigris and Eurphrates d) None of the answers
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