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Question 1: The gentry were retired scholar-officials, and their descendants, who lived in large landed estates due to ________'s affinity to and advocacy of the worthiness of agriculture and hostility to commerce and mercantile pursuits.
ConfuciusChinese philosophyConfucianismHan Dynasty

Question 2: During the ________, the word gentry referred very loosely to the semi-powerful local functionaries.
Korea under Japanese ruleKorean EmpireJoseon DynastyKorea

Question 3: The primary meaning of "landed gentry" encompassed those members of the landowning classes who were not members of the ________.
PeerageHereditary peerDukeBaron

Question 4: The estates were often (but not always) made up of tenanted farms, in which case the ________ could live entirely off rent income.

Question 5: Owning land was for a long time a prerequisite for suffrage; thus, the ________ was largely in the hands of the landowners.
BicameralismParliamentParliamentary systemUnicameralism

Question 6: They were often ________ rulers of small remote areas and had some power but weren't rich.
United KingdomMoroccoDe factoUnited States

Question 7: ________ were the gentry class, owned all land and often had tenants cultivate the land.

Question 8: The landed gentry ranked approximately between the ________ middle class and the aristocracy in terms of social prestige and wealth.
Social classWorking classBourgeoisieRuling class

Question 9: In Korea, where aristocrats held power and wealth, the gentry concept was well-known, especially due to the numerous cultural exchanges with ________, which was famed for its gentry.
Time in ChinaChinaReligion in ChinaProvince (China)

Question 10: India had a well established gentry system in the southern state of ________.
ThiruvananthapuramKeralaMalayaliKochi, India


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