The Book of Tea Test | Final 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 masters have done what to further art in Japan?
(a) Very little.
(b) Much.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Not much.

2. Okakura relates what Taoist tale?
(a) Taming of the Shrew.
(b) The Musician.
(c) Taming of the Harp.
(d) The Harpist.

3. Eastern plant care is an ancient art and treasured custom, and from this tea-masters have developed what is called what?
(a) The Cult of Flowers.
(b) The Temple of Flowers.
(c) The Monastery of Flowers.
(d) The Church of Flowers.

4. How much do they cut off tree branches?
(a) The leaves.
(b) The entire branch.
(c) The flowers.
(d) Only as much as is absolutely essential.

5. The art of flower arrangement began with whom?
(a) Christian disciples.
(b) Buddhist saints.
(c) Hindu priests.
(d) Zennist monks.

6. Why did most great tea-masters use Zen concepts for the tea room?
(a) They knew no other way to serve tea.
(b) They were Zen priests.
(c) They were the children of Zen.
(d) They were students of Zen.

7. Flowers are a natural beauty that inspires what?
(a) The religious soul.
(b) The artistic soul.
(c) The lonely soul.
(d) The happy soul.

8. The guests must hunch down to enter the ______________ door.
(a) Two-foot-high.
(b) Four-foot-high.
(c) Three-foot-high.
(d) One-foot-high.

9. Art masters are _________ for their art lives in those who can appreciate it.
(a) Immortal.
(b) Mortal.
(c) Problematic.
(d) Strange.

10. Tea master influence is reflected in aspects of what?
(a) Tea ceremonies.
(b) Everyday life.
(c) Japanese education.
(d) Meals.

11. Flowers selected in this manner are placed on what?
(a) The "tokoyoko."
(b) The "tokonoma."
(c) The "toyota."
(d) The "tutenkamun."

12. Tea-masters were conscious of art as what?
(a) A form of entertainment.
(b) A living.
(c) A hobby.
(d) A sport.

13. What are a part of the tea room and also Japanese culture in general?
(a) Respect and trust.
(b) Peace and quiet.
(c) Renewing and reusing.
(d) Rebuilding and renewal.

14. Tea-masters, in choosing art for their ceremonies, only choose what pieces?
(a) Those that suit their tea.
(b) Those which specifically speak to them.
(c) Those that are most expensive.
(d) Those that their patrons like.

15. Rikyu was a tea master serving his patron lord ____________.
(a) Misaki.
(b) Emi.
(c) Naomi.
(d) Hideyoshi.

Short Answer Questions

1. The lord believed the rumors and condemned Rikyu to what?

2. Why did Rikyu frequently have arguments with his patron lord?

3. Finally a harp master named ___________ took the harp.

4. What can the name of the tea room mean?

5. What do the great masters never forget?

(see the answer keys)

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