Ancient China VOCAB QUIZ
  • 1. person from whom another is directly descended
A) Import
B) Great Sorrow
C) Mulan
D) Ancestor
  • 2. the third longest river in the world and the longest in China
A) Shang Ti
B) Yangtze River
C) Huang He
D) Silk Road
  • 3. a philosophy developed from a great Chinese teacher who taught politeness, unselfishness, and respect
A) Taoism
B) Buddhism
C) Ancestor
D) Confucianism
  • 4. the sign of the emperor and a nickname for China, they were thought to be wise, caring, magical, and mis
A) Dragon Lore
B) Great Sorrow
C) Mulan
D) Shang Ti
  • 5. one of the driest deserts in the world in Asia
A) Taklimakan Desert
B) Asian Desert
C) Gobi Desert
D) Sahara Desert
  • 6. two major river systems were called this because of the flooding that occurred each year
A) Great Wall
B) Dragon Lore
C) Rivers of Sadness
D) Great Sorrow
  • 7. this was built over a period of 2000 years and is about 1500 miles long, its intent was to keep out invaders from the north
A) Great Sorrow
B) Gobi Desert
C) Great Barricade
D) Great Wall
  • 8. the belief that heaven appointed certain emperors as rulers and would remove them if needed
A) Dynasty of Heaven
B) Mandate of Heaven
C) Emperor of Heaven
D) T'ien of Heaven
  • 9. the highest mountain in the world which is close to the border between China, Nepal, and Tibet
A) Mount Asia
B) Mount Himalayan
C) Mount Kilimanjaro
D) Mount Everest
  • 10. a courageous girl who hid her identity and served in the army in place of her father
A) Dragon Lore
B) Ancestor
C) Mulan
D) Shang Ti
  • 11. the major trade routes that were established between Asia and western Europe
A) Shang Ti
B) Mulan
C) Silk Road
D) Great Sorrow
  • 12. the second largest desert in the world, also called the "Sea of Death" because there are poisonous snakes, sandstorms, boiling days and freezing nights
A) Taklimakan Desert
B) Asian Desert
C) Gobi Desert
D) Mount Everest
  • 13. philosophy developed by Las-tzu which states that people should be happy with what they have
A) Buddhism
B) Islam
C) Taoism
D) Confucianism
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