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Question 1: The modern ________ is an evolution of the Indian stupa, a tomb-like structure where sacred relics could be kept safe and venerated.
BuddhismBuddhist artBodhidharmaPagoda

Question 2: Futuci Pagoda in Xuzhou, built in the ________ period (~220-265).
Han DynastyThree KingdomsLiu BeiCampaign against Dong Zhuo

Question 3: White Horse Pagoda at White Horse Temple, ________.
HenanLuoyangKaifengZhengzhou

Question 4: Han ________ is noticeable in Chinese Pagoda architecture.
Madonna (art)Gothic artHalo (religious iconography)Iconography

Question 5: From the ________ to the Southern and Northern Dynasties (~25-589) pagodas were mostly built of wood, as were other ancient Chinese structures.
Han DynastyMing DynastyTang DynastySong Dynasty

Question 6: The earliest large-scale stone pagoda is a Four Gates Pagoda at Licheng, ________, built in 611 during the Sui Dynasty.
YanzhouShandongLinqingQufu

Question 7: [11] This curved, circle-based pagoda was built in 523 during the ________, and has survived for 15 centuries.
Northern WeiSouthern and Northern DynastiesYuwen TaiGao Huan

Question 8: ________, built in 1056.
Pagoda of Fogong TemplePure Land BuddhismTang DynastyArchitecture of the Song Dynasty

Question 9: The image of the ________ in the abhaya mudra is also noticeable in some Chinese pagodas, while Buddhist iconography can be observed in the symbolism embodied in the pagoda.
Ashoka the GreatBuddhismBuddhism and HinduismGautama Buddha

Question 10: [1] In addition to religious use, since ancient times Chinese pagodas have been praised for the spectacular views which they offer, and many famous poems in ________ attest to the joy of scaling pagodas.
History of ChinaHistory of the People's Republic of ChinaTimeline of Chinese historyHistory of the Republic of China







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