The Book of Tea Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Okakura Kakuzō
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Tea began as what and only gradually grew into a beverage?
(a) A poison.
(b) A lotion.
(c) A drug.
(d) A medicine.

2. Tea requires who to bring out its "noblest qualities?"
(a) A tea master.
(b) A tea chef.
(c) A tea leader.
(d) A tea artist.

3. What does Zennism mean?
(a) Silence.
(b) Prayer.
(c) Meditation.
(d) Peace.

4. What era followed this era?
(a) The Boiled Tea.
(b) The Steamed Tea era.
(c) The Whipped Tea era.
(d) The Creamed Tea era.

5. Through consecrated meditation, what can be attained?
(a) Supreme self-knowledge and self-realization.
(b) Understanding of life.
(c) Happiness.
(d) Nirvana.

6. Tao, translated literally, means what?
(a) A Peace.
(b) A God.
(c) A Path.
(d) A Light.

7. Okakura used tea as a symbol for what in East Asia?
(a) Art.
(b) Life.
(c) Freedom.
(d) Love.

8. What is another side?
(a) The monk.
(b) The art teacher.
(c) The visionary/messiah.
(d) The educator.

9. The person in #60 combined teaism with Confucianism, Taoism, and what other religion?
(a) Islam.
(b) Hinduism.
(c) Buddhism.
(d) Christianity.

10. The harm we do to others is a result of what?
(a) A failure to know ourselves and come to grips with our own wickedness.
(b) Accidents.
(c) Others treating us poorly.
(d) The devil.

11. Taoism is concerned with what time?
(a) The past.
(b) The future.
(c) The present.
(d) The present and the future.

12. ____________ and tea are connected in legend.
(a) Buddhism.
(b) Taoism.
(c) Zennism.
(d) Hinduism

13. For what was tea praised?
(a) Being inexpensive, medicinal, and tasting good.
(b) Its abilities to grow in all climates.
(c) Its abilities to reduce stress.
(d) Its abilities to reduce fatigue, empower the soul, and repair eyesight.

14. Have Asians in turn developed the same for this culture?
(a) At first.
(b) No.
(c) Not at first.
(d) Yes.

15. The West may never truly _______________ the East.
(a) Understand.
(b) Like.
(c) Trust.
(d) Accept.

Short Answer Questions

1. America's own __________________ shows the power of tea.

2. Is there a mechanical method for making tea?

3. Who has developed a whole host of bizarre and incorrect stereotypes for Asians?

4. What is the word for the "religion of aestheticism," which has grown up around tea in Japanese culture?

5. He died in 1913 after returning to Tokyo and contracting what disease?

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