Ancient Civilizations (India And China) Question Preview (ID: 5265)

Regents Questions That Match Up With Chapter 3 Of The Textbook (Indus Valley (Harappans), Monsoons, Hinduism, Buddhism, Gupta, Shang Dynasty, Mandate Of Heaven, Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism, Great Wall Of China) Through June '03.[print questions]

Which values are most closely associated with the fundamental principles of Buddhism?
a) competition and financial success
b) maintaining the caste system and providing education
c) practicing nonviolence and giving up wordly desires
d) self-determination and democracy

Which term is used to describe the spread of Buddhism from India through Southeast Asia
a) ethnocentrism
b) isolation
c) imperialism
d) cultural diffusion

Archaeological studies of the Indus Valley cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro show evidence of
a) dynastic rule
b) monotheism
c) social equality
d) urban planning

In which region did China's earliest civilizations develop?
a) Gobi Desert
b) Himalaya Mountains
c) Yellow River Valley
d) Tibetan Plateau

In China, Confucianism emphasized the idea that
a) equality should exist between all members of society
b) salvation could be attained by prayer, and good deeds
c) individuals should be placed ahead of the group
d) harmony is achieved by the proper behavior of everyone

The history of which classical civilization was shaped by the monsoon cycle, the Himalaya Mountains, and the Indus River?
a) Maurya Empire
b) Babylonian Empire
c) ancient Greece
d) ancient Egypt

The five relationships taught by Confucius encouraged people to
a) improve their position in life
b) maintain social and political order
c) respect and worship nature
d) serve the needs of religious leaders

Hammurabi's code of laws and Qin dynasty legalism are similar in that both promoted the idea that
a) worship of leaders will maintain the power of an empire
b) an informed citizenry will help maintain peace
c) equality is the most important goal of government
d) harsh punishments will lead to a more orderly society

The terms Brahma, dharma, and moksha are most closely associated with which religion?
a) Judaism
b) Islam
c) Hinduism
d) animism

Which quotation from the teachings of Confucius is most similar to the Golden Rule from Judeo-Christian teaching?
a) If a ruler is upright, all will go well without orders
b) By nature, all men are alike.
c) While a parent is alive, a son should not travel far
d) Do not do to others what you do not wish for yourself

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