The Turkish-speaking tribal group that ultimately overthrew the Tang were the A) Mongols. B) Magyars. C) Uighurs. D) Jurchens. E) Kirghiz.
All of the following contributed to the fall of the Tang except A) the increase of power of the landed families. B) instability along the northern frontiers. C) invasion by the Mongols. D) a rebellion in 755 which captured Chang'an. E) local military commanders taking power from the central government.
In terms of its relations with neighboring powers,the Song A) met their ultimate demise at the hands of the Mongols. B) was able to maintain a permanent dominance over the Jin Dynasty of the Jurchens. C) reconquered the northern region controlled by the Uighurs. D) learned from the mistakes of the Tang and avoided a similar fate. E) conquered Japan, the first time that this had happened.
State Confucianism A) was actually an unusually militant form of Buddhism. B) emerged in China after the Tang dynasty's brief flirtation with Buddhism. C) was brought to China by Japanese merchants. D) renounced the newer ideas advanced by Mencius and Loming-Tzu. E) was strongly influenced by Daoism.