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REL2300 Daoism and Confucianism Vocabulary Quiz

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Daoism and Confucianism: 68 questions: using the words below fill in the blanks,

2nd
Century BCE
5th Century BCE
Analects
Ancestor Veneration
Buddhism
China’s Three
Traditions
Confucian Assumption
Confucian Ethics
Confucianism
Cultural Revolution
Dao
Daode Jing
Daoism
Daoist Assumption
Daoist Ethics
De
Feng Shui
Five Relationships
Junzi
Kong Fuzi
Laozi
Martial Arts
Mencius
Neo-Confucianism
Qi
Ren
Ritual and Worship
Spiritual
Immortality
Tai qi
The “One”
Tian
Wu Wei
Xiao
Yang
Yin
Yin-Yang
Zhong

Philosophy
of Life in tradition of Kong Fuzi

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Way, path, road, “way of life”

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Masculine, hard, powerful, above

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12th Century Combination of
Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism

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Loyalty

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Chinese
religion with a Chinese founder

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Greatest modern opponent of Daoism

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Can point toward it, but not precisely
describe it

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Daoist attitude, balanced
and harmonious life attuned to the Dao

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Cosmic principle that distinguishes
right from wrong

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Life of Confucius (Date)

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“Way” of life, nature and path of humanity

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Migrated
to China around 500 CE

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Guiding,
warm, energetic, active, bright.

.

“Heaven,” impersonal cosmic force affects
events on earth

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“Chi,” Basic material of
all that exists

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Humans choose to relate to it or to
ignore it

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Teaches people why, the inner
meanings of virtues

.

Analects
become core of Chinese culture (Date)

.

“Chi,” Cosmic energy enables life and links
humans to the cosmos

Chinese religion with a
foreign founder

.

Traditional
Book of Daoism

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Religion
conforms to Dao but does not unify with it

.

Cannot
be seen itself, but its effects are everywhere

.

“Old Master,” traditional founder of Daoism

Question
26 options:

Ruler/subject;
parent/child; spouse/spouse; elder sibling/sibling; elder friend/friend

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Confucian Writings

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Written basis of Daoist ethics, follow the
way of the Dao

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Daoism, Buddhism, Confucianism

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Natural universe as a whole, and the
principle and power within it.

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Human
actions as related to Dao

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Humans do not follow the Dao naturally

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“Chun-tzu,” the process of
self-cultivation and self-improvement

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Meditation
technique modified into self-defense

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Changing one’s qi into primordial qi,
refining it into pure spirit

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Gives rise to being but has no
being of its own

.

Remember
ancestors and pay regular homage

.

Human
actions as related to people

.

Humans
choose to relate to it or to ignore it

.

Works
to empower, structure, and guide the world

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Positioning maximizes, affects good
energy’s flow

.

Symbol
for Daoism and sometimes Confucianism

.:

Yang Religion, proactive

.

People
are basically good

.

Religion
takes hands off everything, lets it go naturally

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Mengzi, second only to Confucius

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Yin
Religion, passive

.

:

Religion of the natural way

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Religion
touches everything to guide and shape people

.

Nurturing,
cool, calm, passive, dark

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Feminine, soft, yielding, underneath

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“Tai Chi,” movement/meditation system
maximizes qi in the body.

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Filial
Piety, Honor Parents, Revere Ancestors

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“Chun-tzu,”
Gentleperson and Scholar, Lifelong learner

.

Chinese
religion from a variety of sources

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Dao’s
essence, life’s energy, enables things to be what-they-are

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Nonaction, passive/uncontrived action,
natural nonintervention

.

More developed, central to religion, than
Daoism ethics.

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“Chun-tzu,”
Perfect Person, makes the most of self

.

Source, ultimate, inexpressible,
indefinable, unnamable

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Going
along with nature, letting things take their natural course

.

Brings
value to culture, shapes better relationships, and it advances health and long
life

.

Confucius’
teachings become significant (Date)

.

Humaneness,
reciprocity, virtue

.

Master
teacher, Confucius

.

Temple
based, incense, bowing to images, meditation

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Taiji, “Great Ultimate”, cooperation
of opposites

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“Virtue,”
enables a person to follow the Dao

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