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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. Beyond curating, he wrote several books, lectured extensively, and submitted articles to _______________ journals.
(a) Art.
(b) Academic and art.
(c) Academic.
(d) Science.

2. Many did not accept efforts of modernization. There are several _________________________ documented from this time period, and many more scholars and others who attempted to preserve the old culture resisted modernization.
(a) Rebellions.
(b) Petitions.
(c) Rallies.
(d) Wars.

3. Okakura again emphasizes that tea can do what for a culture?
(a) Alter it.
(b) Speak volumes about it.
(c) Confuse it.
(d) Destroy it.

4. What is paramount to the state?
(a) Love.
(b) The individual.
(c) The community.
(d) Religion.

5. What has been beneficial to this "religion of aestheticism?"
(a) Japan's Buddhist beliefs.
(b) Japan's influence on the continent.
(c) Japan's isolation.
(d) Japan's connection with China.

Short Answer Questions

1. Lu Wu could be considered what?

2. Zennism emphasized the abstract and the imaginary, whereas Buddhism emphasized what?

3. How did tea grew in popularity?

4. The book also discusses well-known tea drinkers from history, and_________ methods of tea drinking which are to be avoided.

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

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is there so much fuss about tea?

2. What is teaism?

3. For what is tea known?

4. What is said about THE BOOK OF TEA and tea at the end of the chapter?

5. What is Zennism?

6. What happened during the Mongol invasion of China?

7. How does Zennism oppose Buddhism?

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

9. How is the vacuum used in another art form?

10. What might a typical Westerner see in the tea ceremony?

(see the answer keys)

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