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Confucianism (Grade 10)

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Promotion of the Five Constant Virtues is central to the philosophy of                .
  1. Confucianism
  2. Buddhism
  3. Legalism
  4. Daoism
Confucianism has been called a religion, a philosophy, a way of governing, and a way of life.
  1. True
  2. False
Confucius was born in what year?
  1. 551 BCE
  2. 225 BCE
  3. 10 CE
  4. 173 CE
What were the Five Constants?

Practitioners of Confucianism sought to achieve unity between the individual and Heaven through self-improvement.
  1. True
  2. False
A ruler who lacks                 risked losing the Mandate of Heaven by acting inhumanely.
  1. Li
  2. Yi
  3. Ren
  4. Zhi
Ren is best exemplified by the Golden Rule.
  1. True
  2. False
Which aspect of Confucianism dealt with the correct way to interact with people, things, and governments?

Confucius believed that                    should be the model for government.
In Confucianism, absolute loyalty should be placed in one's superiors.
  1. True
  2. False
Confucius' version of the Golden Rule, "What you do not wish for yourself, do not do to others", was recorded in the                              .
  1. Romance of the Three Kingdoms
  2. Spring and Autumn Annals
  3. Great Learning
  4. Analects
What are the Analects?

What is a meritocracy?

Which dynasty used Confucius' idea of a meritocracy by introducing the civil service exams to appoint individuals to government positions?
  1. Han
  2. Zhou
  3. Ming
  4. Song
In 141 BCE, which emperor made Confucianism the official imperial philosophy?
  1. Cao Pi
  2. Wu of Han
  3. Sun Quan
  4. Qin Shi Huang

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