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Spring and Autumn Annals: Quiz


Question 1: Events are narrated in chronological order, dated by the reign-year of the Duke of Lu, the season, the month and the day according to the Chinese ________.
Japanese era nameGregorian calendarSexagenary cycleRegnal year

Question 2: For example, the chapter of Obvious Existence of Ghosts in the ________ refers to numerous Spring and Autumn Annals of Zhou, Yan, Song and Qi.
Han DynastyMoziMohismChina

Question 3: The Commentary of Zuo, composed in the early ________, is a general history covering the period from 722 to 468 BCE.
6th century BC4th century BC3rd century BC5th century BC

Question 4: In early China, "spring and autumn" was a commonly used ________ for the year as a whole, and the phrase was used as a title for the chronicles of several Chinese states during this period.
Washington, D.C.MetonymyMarylandUnited States

Question 5: The Spring and Autumn Annals (Chinese: or ________: Chūnqiū) is the official chronicle of the State of Lu covering the period from 722 BCE to 481 BCE.
ISO/IEC 646ISO/IEC 8859-8ISO/IEC 8859-3Pinyin

Question 6: Because it was traditionally regarded as having been compiled by ________ (after a claim to this effect by Mencius), it was included as one of the Five Classics of Chinese literature.
ConfuciusPlatoGottfried LeibnizAristotle


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