Ancient Chinese Religion

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Ancient Chinese Religion.

1. What are the three major religions of Ancient China (Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism) sometimes called?
a. The triple threat
b. The three ways
c. The three wonders
d. The three perfections
e. The three philosophies

2. Which religion did Lao-Tzu found?
a. Taoism
b. Buddhism
c. Confucianism
d. Hinduism
e. None of the above

3. Which of the following is NOT part of the Taoist beliefs?
a. People should be one with nature
b. Lots of rules and a strong government is good
c. Everything in nature has two forces: the Yin and the Yang
d. All living things have a universal force flowing through them
e. Opposing forces in nature are always balanced

4. Where did the religion of Buddhism begin?
a. Mongolia
b. Western China
c. Nepal
d. Hong Kong
e. Japan

5. True or False: Confucius taught that it is okay to be rude and disrespectful.

6. Which of the Ancient Chinese religions believed that eventually your spirit can enter a place called nirvana?
a. Animism
b. Taoism
c. Confucianism
d. Buddhism
e. Anarchism

7. In the religion of Buddhism there is a concept that all actions have consequences. What is this concept called?
a. Destiny
b. Fate
c. Cause and Effect
d. Boomerang Theory
e. Karma

8. Which of the following statements is part of the philosophy of Confucianism?
a. Everything in the world has a balance of forces called the Yin and Yang
b. If you live your life right, then eventually you can enter nirvana
c. Honoring your family and relatives is an important part of life
d. Laws and rules are not important
e. All of the above

9. Which of the following men was not a founder of a major Ancient Chinese religion or philosophy?
a. Muhammad
b. Buddha
c. Confucius
d. Lao-Tzu

10. What is something that Confucius is still famous today for?
a. The book he wrote called The Art of War
b. His many sayings that were written down by his followers
c. His poetry describing the beauty of nature
d. His art including many paintings and drawings
e. His outrageous clothes and fashion sense

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