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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Wanli Emperor (r. 1572-1620)
  The Ming Dynasty Tombs located 50 km (31 miles) north of Beijing; the site was chosen by Yongle.
  Wanli Emperor (r. 1572-1620)
  A Ming Dynasty red lacquer box with intricate carving of people in the countryside, surrounded by a floral border design.

Question 2:
What company publishes Ming Dynasty?
Cambridge University Press

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  A porcelain vase from the Jiajing reign period (1521-1567); Chinese culture became a consumptionary-based culture by the late Ming. Social elites were expected to know the difference between shoddy crafts and fine wares, and even which type of plants were to be appreciated as rare and exotic enough for one's garden.[63]
  A 17th century Tibetan thangka of Guhyasamaja Akshobhyavajra; the Ming Dynasty court gathered various tribute items which were native products of Tibet (such as thangkas),[23] and in return granted gifts to Tibetan tribute-bearers.[24]
  Chinese glazed stoneware statue of a Daoist deity, from the Ming Dynasty, 16th century.
  The Forbidden City, the official imperial household of the Ming and Qing dynasties from 1420 until 1924, when the Republic of China evicted Puyi from the Inner Court.

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Spring morning in a Han palace, by Qiu Ying (1494-1552); excessive luxury and decadence were hallmarks of the late Ming period, spurred by the enormous state bullion of incoming silver and private transactions involving silver.
  The only surviving piece of furniture from the "Orchard Factory" (the Imperial Lacquer Workshop) set up in Beijing in the early Ming Dynasty. Decorated in dragons and phoenixes, it was made during the Xuande era (1426-1435). The imperial workshops in the Ming era were overseen by a eunuch bureau.[81] (See closeup for detail)
  A giraffe brought from Africa in the 12th year of Yongle (1414); the Chinese associated the giraffe with the mythical qilin.
  Map of East Asia by the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci in 1602; Ricci (1552-1610) was the first European allowed into the Forbidden City, taught the Chinese how to construct and play the spinet, translated Chinese texts into Latin and vice versa, and worked closely with his Chinese associate Xu Guangqi (1562-1633) on mathematical work.

Question 5:
What is the capital of Ming Dynasty?

Question 6: [129][231] Virtually every town had a ________ where female and male prostitutes could be had.
ProstitutionBrothelUnited StatesForced prostitution

Question 7:
Who of the following was a deputy to Ming Dynasty?

Question 8:
Which of the following titles did Ming Dynasty have?
Epic Illustrated
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Classics Illustrated
The X-Files/Hero Illustrated Special

Question 9: Other religious denominations in the Ming included the ancient native ideology of Daoism (Taoism) and foreign originated Buddhism, although distinct ________ had long since developed.
Guan YinBuddhism in ChinaBodhidharmaXuanzang

Question 10:
Where did Ming Dynasty take place?
off Point Pedro, Jaffna
Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France
Violence extended to England, the Republic of Ireland, and mainland Europe.

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