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Okakura Kakuzō
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Lu Wu insists that what kind of water is the best tea to brew with?
(a) River.
(b) Lake.
(c) Sea.
(d) Mountain spring.

2. What are these eras?
(a) The Boiled Tea, the Whipped Tea, the Steeped Tea, the Cooked Tea, and the Steamed Tea.
(b) The Boiled Tea, the Whipped Tea, the Steeped Tea, the Cooked Tea, the Steamed Tea, and the Black Tea..
(c) The Boiled Tea, the Whipped Tea, and the Steeped Tea.
(d) The Boiled Tea, the Whipped Tea, the Steeped Tea, and the Cooked Tea..

3. Modernization came with a price, namely, the destruction of what?
(a) The welfare system in Japan.
(b) The 'old' or traditional way of Japanese living.
(c) The health of the Japanese people.
(d) The power of the empire.

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

5. What is something that Westerners have invested in in excess?
(a) Others.
(b) Peace.
(c) War.
(d) Ecology.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Boiled Tea era used tea as what?

2. Tea began as what and only gradually grew into a beverage?

3. What was the name of the book he wrote?

4. The harm we do to others is a result of what?

5. Okakura again emphasizes that tea can do what for a culture?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the three main tea eras? How are these eras significant?

2. How did tea begin?

3. What is the editor's opinion of Okakura?

4. What did the two men do once they parted ways?

5. Will the West ever truly understand the East? Why or why not? What stereotypes have formed? Are these stereotypes breaking down? Why or why not?

6. Did all Japanese accept modern, Western attitudes and behaviors? How do you know this?

7. Who began modernization in Japan? What did modernization do to Japan, according to the author?

8. What happened during the Mongol invasion of China?

9. What does the author say about Tao and Taoism?

10. When did tea first arrive in the Western world? Who brought it?

(see the answer keys)

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