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Lily-China

China

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What is the largest country in Asia? China
What is a yellowish brown soil that blows in from the desert? Loess
What are platforms of Earth that look like stars? Terrace
What cuts through the North China Plain? The Huang River
The historians traced human settlement and culture in China to the what? North China Plain
The _____ wall the Huang river in within its riverbank when the Huang river passes through the North China Plain. Levees
What is the capital of China? Beijing
What has warm waters of the Gulf of Tonkin in the South China Sea? Guangxi Zhuangzu
Farmers in this region use a cultivation system called what? Double Cropping
What area has the largest minority group in China? Tibetan Plateau
What is the name of the way Chinese people write (they use pictures to represent words)? Pictograph
What was the first Dynasty in China? Shang Dynasty
What was the period during which tools and weapons were made of bronze? Bronze Age
What was the longest Chinese dynasty that lasted more than 800 years? Zhou Dynasty
What is made from cocoons of silk worms, a kind of caterpillar? Silk
What did the Chinese use to export silk and porcelain to lands and import glass, gold, and horses? Silk Road
What was the first dynasty to have a leader be called an emperor? Qin Dynasty
What dynasty began in 206 B.C and lasted until A.D. 220? Han Dynasty
More improvements came under emperor _______, who ruled about 141-87 B.C. Wu Di
What was the practice of using skills and talents to work in the government? Civil Service
What are shells and bones that were commonly used in the Shang Dynasty to predict the future? Oracle Bones
Who was the first emperor under the Qin dynasty? Shi Huangdi
What was built to protect the empire from northern invaders? Great Wall
What are people who go between buyers and sellers? Middlemen
Who is known as Kung Fuzi or Master Kung and born in 551 B.C in the state, Lu Provinces? Confucius
What did Confucius revive older Zhou texts that is called the ______________? Book of Documents
What is a collection of sayings by Confucius that were written down by his students? Analects
What was a way of thinking and living continued to develop centuries after Confucius died? Confucianism
What is the belief in finding the "way," or the dao, of the universe? Daoism
What was the first great teacher of Daoism and taught before Confucius? Laozi
Before what dynasty, China suffered through nearly four centuries of unrest and that dynasty reunified the country? Sui Dynasty
Which dynasty is considered one of China's greatest dynasties? Tang Dynasty
What emperor came to power in the early years of the Tang dynasty? Wu Hou
In 960, what dynasty united warring groups and established a strong central rule? Song Dynasty
Who united the nomadic, or wandering, groups of northern Asia to form a unified Mongolia in 1206? Genghis Khan
Who was Genghis Khan's grandson? Kublai Khan
Kublai Khan conquered both southern China and Burma by 1280 and marked the beginning of the Mongol or the what dynasty? Yuan Dynasty
When the Mongols were overthrown, the what dynasty came to power in 1368? Ming Dynasty
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