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Question 1: The philosopher ________ (also known as Mo Zi or "Master Mo") used the word qi to refer to noxious vapors that would in due time arise from a corpse were it not buried at a sufficient depth.
ChinaMohismHan DynastyMozi

Question 2:
Which of the following titles did Qi have?
Magnetic North
Rock-n-Roll Pizzeria
with Joe Thomas

Question 3: In the ________, the Chinese character corresponding to qi () is pronounced ki.
Japanese languageOld JapaneseKanjiLate Middle Japanese

Question 4: Later, the syncretic text assembled under the direction of Liu An, the Huai Nan Zi, or "Masters of Huainan," has a passage that presages most of what is given greater detail by the ________:
Neo-ConfucianismMing DynastyChinaZhu Xi

Question 5: It is frequently translated as "energy flow," and is often compared to Western notions of energeia or élan vital (________) as well as the yogic notion of prana.
AristotleDeterminismImmanuel KantVitalism

Question 6: The ________ explanation for the form of the qi logogram in the traditional form is “steam () rising from rice () as it cooks”.
Morphology (linguistics)Historical linguisticsEtymologyLinguistics

Question 7: References to things analogous to the qi taken to be the life-process or “flow” of energy that sustains living beings are found in many belief systems, especially in ________.

Question 8: Zhuang Zhou (also known as ________ or Master Zhuang) indicated that wind is the "qi" of the earth.
ZhuangziGilbert RyleGottfried LeibnizHenri Bergson

Question 9: While from a Western medical science perspective the spleen is involved in digestion, sending bilirubin to the liver for inclusion in ________ fluids, it is a minor player compared to other organs.
SecretinBileCholecystokininHuman gastrointestinal tract

Question 10: Further confounding matters, the Chinese term gān is itself a bundle of functional interactions with other organ networks, rather than referring specifically to the tissues of the ________.
Immune systemEndocrine systemLiverPancreas

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