Oxtoby Eastern, Third Edition: Chapter 7 - Japanese Traditions

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Question 1:


a) 600 AD
b) 479 AD
c) 538 AD
d) 579 AD

Question 2:


a) 1200 AD
b) 1052 AD
c) 835 AD
d) 1250 AD

Question 3:


a) ‘sect’ (shu)
b) ‘festival’ (obon)
c) ‘spirits’ (kyo)
d) ‘Shinto’

Question 4:


a) Shakyamuni
b) Hachiman
c) Amida
d) Vairocana

Question 5:


a) scholastic
b) short-cut
c) renunciation
d) hermit’s

Question 6:


a) seated meditation
b) meditation retreats
c) worship
d) chanting the Buddha’s name

Question 7:


a) Soto
b) Jodo
c) Rinzai
d) Jodo Shinshu

Question 8:


a) 1150–1205 AD
b) 1090–1154 AD
c) 1200–1253 AD
d) 1290–1360 AD

Question 9:


a) Kenninji
b) Mount Minobu
c) Eiheiji
d) Koya Mountain

Question 10:


a) vast tree
b) spy network
c) political strangle-hold
d) Buddhist school

Question 11:


a) honji suijaku
b) bring Confucianism to
c) write poetry about
d) appoint/demote

Question 12:


a) hygiene
b) Kami
c) matsuri
d) spirits of the dead

Question 13:


a) the Portuguese
b) the Spanish Totoro
c) Francis Xavier
d) Francis Assisi

Question 14:


a) instigate war between
b) consolidate
c) persecute
d) Christianize

Question 15:


a) neo-Confucianism
b) Nichiren
c) Zen
d) Jodo Shinshu

Question 16:


a) bushido
b) Nakayama Miki
c) Aizawa Seishisai
d) Shimabara

Question 17:


a) God’s revelation in
b) the superiority of all
c) Buddha’s compassion for
d) exporting all

Question 18:


a) death
b) sumo
c) Shinto
d) ghost

Question 19:


a) Meiji syncretic
b) Amaterasu
c) kokutai
d) kamikaze

Question 20:


a) his divinity
b) birth right
c) his throne
d) noble status

Question 21:


a) it’s place as the de facto state religion
b) Taoist influences
c) ritual
d) Buddhist syncreticism

Question 22:


a) Mitsu
b) Shinnyo-en
c) Noh
d) Junichiro

Question 23:


a) Koizumi
b) Ji
c) Pure Land Zen
d) Perfect Liberty Kyodan

Question 24:


a) peace conference
b) national vegetarian movement
c) sarin gas attack killing 12
d) Waco-like standoff

Question 25:


a) increase
b) remain a guiding paradigm
c) disappear
d) alter Shinto