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 
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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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