Humanity

Question 110 pts
What is one of the most important facts relating to the Diamond Sutra?

It is the only artifact ever discovered from the Dunhuang Caves.

It is the world’s earliest dated, complete woodblock-printed book.

The amount of diamonds it containes far exceeded anyone previous knowleged of the wealth of the region.

It was made with gold and silver, inlaid with turquoise and diamonds which emphasize exchange of goods through trade.

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Question 210 pts
Although trade went in both directions, the earliest routes originated from where?

the East – starting in Edo (modern-day Tokyo, Japan)

the West – starting in Paris, France.

the East – starting in Chang’an (modern-day Xi’an, China).

the West – starting in Rome, Italy.

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Question 310 pts
Dunhuang is located where?

Along the Arno River

Near modern-day Beijing

On the edge of the Taklimakan desert

On the south side of the Mohave

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Question 410 pts
In the Chinese court, silk was only used for the creation of hanging scrolls.

True

False

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Question 510 pts
The legend of the discovery of silk tells of an old lady who was washing silkworms from her back porch when she noticed a shiny substance left behind.

True

False

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Question 610 pts
The formula for jade was a well-guarded secret that eventually became known world wide.

True

False

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Question 710 pts
The formula for silk was kept secret in China until two nuns learned the process and brought it back to Italy in 1025 CE.

True

False

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Question 810 pts
Jade is believed to ward off bad luck.

True

False

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Question 910 pts
The five-toed dragon was a symbol used only for the Buddha.

True

False

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Question 1010 pts
The Silk Road is also called what?

The Super Highway

The Treasure Track

The Yellow Brick Road

The Silk Route

 

 

 

 

 

 

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