REL 133 Week 4 Knowledge Check

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REL 133 Week 4  Knowledge Check

Week 4 Knowledge Check

The material presented
below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the
content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and
skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help
you master the material.

Personalized Study Guide Results 

Score
10 / 10






Concepts


Mastery


Questions





DAOISM
ORIGINS AND TEACHINGS


100%


· 1
· 2
· 3
· 4
· 5




CONFUCIANISM


100%


· 6
· 7




SHINTO
ORIGINS AND RITUALS


67%


· 8
· 9
· 10




Concept: DAOISM ORIGINS AND TEACHINGS




Mastery


100%


Questions


· 1
· 2
· 3
· 4
· 5




Materials on the concept


  • The Daodejing

  • Basic Elements of Traditional Chinese Beliefs

  • Basic Early TEACHINGS





1.

The notion of wu wei is

· A.

social responsibility.

· B.

filial piety.

· C.

no unnecessary action.

· D.

education and discipline.





2.

Literally, Daodejing means

· A.

book of light and shadow.

· B.

mountain-silence-scripture.

· C.

dark-path-poetry.

· D.

way-power-classic.





3.

Applying the notion of yin and yang, we could say that Daoism
shows a special love for

· A.

allowing things to develop naturally.

· B.

creating a large corporation.

· C.

getting as many academic degrees as possible.

· D.

having many children and educating them carefully.





4.

The most important image to be found in the Daodejing, the image
that best expresses its ideals, is

· A.

fire.

· B.

music.

· C.

water.

· D.

light.





5.

“Divination” refers to

· A.

telling the future.

· B.

burying the dead.

· C.

naming holy people as saints.

· D.

offering sacrifice to gods.



Concept: CONFUCIANISM




Mastery


100%


Questions


· 6
· 7




Materials on the concept


  • The Dao in Confucianism

  • The Life of Confucius





6.

Confucianism has been especially concerned about relationships

· A.

with God.

· B.

between human beings.

· C.

with nature.

· D.

between human beings and animals.





7.

In their view of human nature, the Confucianists

· A.

seem to be the most optimistic of the philosophical schools.

· B.

emphasize that people are rapacious and predatory, needing the
strictest controls.

· C.

see human beings as needing their characters shaped by education.

· D.

see education as a pursuit that primarily develops human intellect.



Concept: SHINTO ORIGINS AND RITUALS




Mastery


100%


Questions


· 8
· 9
· 10




Materials on the concept


  • Essentials of Shinto Belief

  • Worship at Shrines

  • Architecture





8.

In Shinto, white is often used because

· A.

it is associated with death and rebirth.

· B.

it invokes the presence of the kami.

· C.

it evokes fertility and new life.

· D.

it symbolizes cleanliness and purity.





9.

The torii is

· A.

often used as a gateway to a sacred location.

· B.

a wand used by a Shinto priest for purification.

· C.

the name of a basin where one washes before prayer.

· D.

worn around the neck as a good-luck charm.





10.

According to Shinto beliefs, human beings are

· A.

fundamentally good.

· B.

sinful and guilty.

· C.

distracted by ephemeral pleasures.

· D.

attached to individualism.

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