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Neo-Confucianism: Quiz


Question 1: One of ________'s most famous essays decries the worship of Buddhist relics.
Han YuChinese nameSu ShiChinese surname

Question 2: ________ of the Song Dynasty (960-1279) studied the classical works of their faith, but were also familiar with Buddhist and Taoist teachings.
ConfuciusConfucianismChinese philosophyHan Dynasty

Question 3: It attempted to merge certain basic elements of ________, Daoism, and Buddhism.
ConfuciusHan DynastyConfucianismChinese philosophy

Question 4: Wang Yangming developed the idea of innate knowing, arguing that every person knows from birth the difference between good and ________.
PhilosophyEvilJewish philosophyChristian philosophy

Question 5: His preferred method of doing so was ________ (Chinese: 靜坐pinyin: jìngzuò; literally "quiet sitting"), a practice that strongly resembles zazen or Chan (Zen) meditation.
Wang YangmingNeo-ConfucianismReal selfJing zuo

Question 6: A well known Neo-Confucian motif is paintings of ________, Buddha, and Lao Tzu all drinking out of the same vinegar jar, paintings associated with the slogan "The three teachings are one!"
Gottfried LeibnizAristotlePlatoConfucius

Question 7: It formed the basis of Confucian orthodoxy in the Qing Dynasty of ________.
Time in ChinaProvince (China)ChinaReligion in China

Question 8: One of the most important exponents of Neo-Confucianism was ________ (1130-1200).
Chinese philosophyZhu XiChinaMing Dynasty

Question 9: The most important of early Neo-Confucianists was the Chinese thinker ________ (1130-1200).
Zhu XiNeo-ConfucianismMing DynastyChinese philosophy

Question 10: Su Shi, aka ________ (1037–1101)
Shen KuoTang DynastySu ShiSong Dynasty


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