1) The only indigenous aspect of Japanese culture during the Heian era was (A) The imperial administration
(B) Written characters
(D) Court etiquette and protocol
Answer: C Cite: The answer is located on page 291 under the heading “Japan: The imperial age” the passage states “Indigenous cultural influences, possibly those linked to Shinto views…” 2) The group which most directly challenged Chinese influences in Japan and Vietnam during the post classical era was (A) Buddhist monks and priests
(B) The emperor
(C) The imperial bureaucracy
(D) Aristocrats, landowners, and local provincial administrators Answer: ACite: The answer is located on page 292 under the heading “Crisis at Nara and the Shiftto Heian (Kyoto)” the second paragraph states “the Buddhist monks in particular had grown so bold and powerful 3) The influence of Chinese culture in Korea produced all of the following except (A) Legal reform.
(B) Chinese forms of Buddhism
(C) Unified resistance from the three kingdoms
(D) Adoption of the Chinese writing system.
Answer: C Cite: The answer is located on page 302 under the heading “Korea: Between China and Japan” the passage states “the koguryo in the north, soon resisted Chinese rule. As Chinese control weakened, the koguryo established an independent state in the northern half of the peninsula that was soon at war with two southern rivals, Silla and Paekche”
4) The typical pattern for relations between China and its neighbors during the postclassical period was (A) Military occupation by the Chinese armies
(B) For these states to acknowledge Chinese superiority and pay tribute but remain independent. (C) Incorporation of these states as provinces in the Chinese empires (D) To form equal alliances as partners against nomadic invaders Answer: B Cite:...