WHAP Part 2: The Classical Period

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Classical differed from river-valley civilizations in all of these ways EXCEPT:
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religiously; classic religions were largely monotheistic or atheistic.
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Classical civilizations began with invasions and ended with
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dislocations caused by invasions and internal decay.
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Economically, classical empires and cultures
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remained largely agricultural but had considerable commercial contacts.
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During classical civilizations, cultures
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integrated large regions and diverse cultures.
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Classical Cultures
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survived the collapse of their supporting empires and continued to influence later generations.
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Compared to a Chinese nobleman, a peasant in classical China differed in all of the following EXCEPT
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dependence on land as the basic economic resource.
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The \”Son of Heaven\” concept was designed to promote all of the following EXCEPT
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priest’s control of the state.
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One difference between classical civilizations and river-valley civilizations was that in classical civilizations
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political organizations were more elaborate.
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One difference between classical China and the earlier Hwang Ho river-valley civilization was that in classical China,
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religious sacrifices were suppressed.
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The Qin dynasty differed from the Zhou in that
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it was more centralized.
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Chinese views of nature emphasized
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harmony and balance.
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A \”dynasty\” in Chinese history was
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a family that passed the imperial title from generation to generation.
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All of the following constituted a function of government in Han China EXCEPT
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aid to unwed mothers.
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All of the following constituted a function of government in Han China EXCEPT
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schools for peasant boys.
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Which of the following were lowest in Chinese social hierarchy (aside from the \”mean people\”)?
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Merchants
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Ceremony became an important part of upper-class Chinese life because
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the Chinese believed that people should restrain crude impulses.
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Which of the following was a Confucius belief?
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A good society has a firm hierarchy.
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One of China’s key economic strengths was
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high levels of technological innovation.
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The Chinese government accepted Daoism for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
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Daoists believed that nobles were holier than peasants.
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Daoists would disagree with Confucianists on all of the following EXCEPT
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the importance of political activity.
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Chinese art featured
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careful craftsmanship and detail work.
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India’s political tradition
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stressed the importance of regional and local units.
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The Aryan conquerors brought to India
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distinctive religious ideas.
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The Mauryan dynasty differed from the Gupta dynasty in that
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it ruled a larger territory.
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The Indian caste system served to an extent as a political institution by
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enforcing rules about social behavior.
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Hindu ethics involved
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emphasis on an individual carrying out the obligations of life.
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\”Nirvana\” meant
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full union with divine essence.
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Buddhism differed from Hinduism by not believing
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in the caste system.
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India’s trading network involved direct contact with all of the following EXCEPT
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Russia.
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Hinduism urged that
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all living creatures participated in divine essence.
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Which of the following does NOT describe important features in Indian art?
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opposed to the use of animal figures
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Compared to China, Indian social and economic structure
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gave greater latitude to merchants.
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Compared to China, India
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had greater contact with other societies and civilizations.
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Confucian and Hindu values both
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helped justify and preserve social inequality.
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In the classical period, both China and India
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showed considerable tolerance for different religions.
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In contrast to the situation in China, the values developed in classical India
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encouraged greater emotional spontaneity.
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Which of the following does NOT help explain why India was more often invaded than China?
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hostility to warfare.
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If the Greek genius was politics, the Roman genius was
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engineering.
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Greek and Roman architecture
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tended to develop large, commercial estates.
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Compared to modern American ideas about democracy, Athenian democracy was distinctive
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urging that all citizens participate directly in law-and policy-making.
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The Socratic method emphasized the importance of
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questioning.
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The Senate of republican Rome particularly represented
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the landed aristocracy.
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The Greek and Hellenistic approach in science
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stressed the regional regularities of nature.
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Roman emperors tried to content the masses by
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organizing food supplies and distribution.
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Hellenistic society registered special advances in
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science.
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Roman slaves were used for all of the following EXCEPT
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military service.
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The Roman Empire
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tolerated local political and religious diversity.
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Republican Romans and democratic Athenians would have agreed that all of the following were politically important EXCEPT
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division of powers within the state.
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Greek politics resembled Indian politics in
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the tendency of regional fragmentation.
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From a Confucian viewpoint, the Roman Empire might have been criticized for placing too much confidence in
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laws rather than trained officials.
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Compared to Chinese architecture, Greek and Roman architecture
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featured monumental styles.
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Which of the following were the most venturesome sailors in the classical world?
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South Indians
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