World Religions: Eastern Traditions, Fourth Edition—Chapter 6

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Question 1:


a) a strong God
b) multiple gods and goddesses
c) textual sources
d) harmony

Question 2:


a) Laozi
b) Shangdi
c) Kongzi
d) Xiangong

Question 3:


a) ren
b) de
c) li
d) yi

Question 4:


a) alchemical and natural
b) primitivist and urbanist
c) religious and philosophical
d) inner and outer

Question 5:


a) the teachings of Laozi and Zhuangzi
b) Buddhism and Daoism
c) Confucianism and Daoism
d) the teachings of Menzi and Bodhidharma

Question 6:


a) wuwei
b) meditation
c) ren
d) spontaneity

Question 7:


a) sitting meditation
b) education
c) undifferentiated love
d) going with the flow

Question 8:


a) The Songs of the South
b) The Rites
c) The Five Classics
d) Admonitions for Women

Question 9:


a) were to be seen but not heard from
b) played an integral, yet indirect role in guiding the emperor
c) we cloistered and hidden away from society
d) ruled equally, in conjunction with their husbands

Question 10:


a) Yellow Kerchiefs
b) Linji sect
c) Zhoists
d) Red Dragons

Question 11:


a) meditation and chanting, respectively
b) political ambitions and magical practices, respectively
c) magical practices and meditation, respectively
d) chanting and political ambitions, respectively

Question 12:


a) monks and nuns are morally superior
b) in a world of non-duality everything is the same
c) the monastics have more popular support
d) the monastics had renounced the world

Question 13:


a) a Daoist reformer
b) the Correct Law
c) a divination practice
d) the end times

Question 14:


a) change metal into gold
b) transform herbs into medicines
c) achieve longevity and immortality
d) contact the deities and spirits

Question 15:


a) Confucian officials to conduct four new types of rites
b) Buddhist monks to increase space for meditation practices
c) religious Daoist worship of the Eight Immortals
d) the emperor’s family to foster folk traditions

Question 16:


a) Han dynasty
b) Tang dynasty
c) Zhou dynasty
d) Shang dynasty

Question 17:


a) honesty
b) education
c) hard work
d) self-love

Question 18:


a) Christian missionaries
b) the tea trade
c) opium
d) educational exchanges

Question 19:


a) born of a goddess
b) delivered by a dragon
c) found in a well
d) born of an egg

Question 20:


a) Buddhism
b) Confucian
c) Daoist
d) Christian