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Wang Chong: Quiz


Question 1: He was said to have studied by standing at bookstalls, and had a superb memory, which allowed him to become very well-versed in the ________.
Chinese classicsHan DynastyChinese literatureTang Dynasty

Question 2: Wang Chong (simplified Chinese: 王充traditional Chinese: 王充pinyin: Wáng Chōng________: Wang Ch'ung, 27–c.
BopomofoDaighi tongiong pingimWade–GilesTongyong Pinyin

Question 3: [18] The Chinese philosopher ________ (1130-1200) also supported this theory in his writing.
Zhu XiNeo-ConfucianismMing DynastyChinese philosophy

Question 4: However, Wang Chong's theory went against the correct 'radiating influence' theory supported by Zhang Heng (that the light of the rounded ________ was simply a reflection of the light eminating from the rounded sun).
MoonGanymede (moon)Mercury (planet)Io (moon)

Question 5: For example, much like Greek ________'s 4th century BC Meteorology portrayed the hydrologic cycle, Wang Chong wrote this about clouds and rain:
AristotleBertrand RussellPlatoEmpiricism

Question 6: In the ________, stars fell down (upon the earth) at the capital of the State of Song.
Zhou DynastyWarring States PeriodSpring and Autumn PeriodQin (state)

Question 7: 100 AD),[1] courtesy name Zhongren (仲任), was a Chinese philosopher during the ________ who developed a rational, secular, naturalistic, and mechanistic account of the world and of human beings.
Tang DynastyHan DynastySong DynastyMing Dynasty

Question 8: But, because there was no functioning ________ or larger scientific discourse in his time, his formulations can seem alien to the modern eye — to some readers, even as peculiar as the superstitions that he was rejecting.
SciencePseudoscienceScientific methodRelationship between religion and science

Question 9: When the moon approaches above, the mountains steam below, and the embodied ________ meet and unite.
TaoismYin and yangQiTao Te Ching

Question 10: Works by Wang Chong at ________
Project GutenbergAmazon KindleGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg Australia

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