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China Quiz

4.3
(24 votes)
12 questions
English
Test your knowledge on Chinese history, culture and geography.
1

What is the capital of China?

Beijing

78% got this right

When a language reform happened in China in 1958 they had to rename "Peking" to "Beijing" as we know it now.
2

What is the traditional system of excersice and meditation that involves slow,flowing movements and deep breathing?

Tai Chi

Aikido

Hapkido

Yoga

70% got this right

Did you know? Tai Chi was initially a Chinese martial art before evolving into a graceful exercise.
3

Which country does not border China?

Bangladesh

Myanmar

Russia

Tajikistan

45% got this right

China borders 14 countries and Bangladesh isnt one of them. It only borders 2 countries India and Myanmar.
4

Which one of these dishes isn't from the Chinese cuisine?

Khao Pad

Dim Sum

Kung Pao Chicken

Sweet and Sour pork

48% got this right

Khao Pad, popularly know as Thai Fried Rice, is a signature Thai dish.
5

Which Chinese philosopher is known for his teachings on warfare and strategy, as written in "The Art of War"

Sun Tzu

69% got this right

Sun Tzu was a Chinese military strategist and philosopher in ancient China. He is known for writing the "Art of War".
6

The Forbidden City is one of the most famous Chinese attractions. Can you locate it?

Hard  29% got this right

The Forbidden City is the largest palace complex in the world. There are more than 90 neighborhoods and 980 buildings.
7

Place the following cities from the MOST to the LEAST population.

1.

Shanghai

2.

Beijing

3.

Guangzhou

4.

Shenzhen

Easy  90% got this right

1.Shanghai-26,875,500 2.Beijing-21,167,303 3.Guangzhou-18,810,600 4.Shenzhen-17,633,800
8

Which one of these zodiac signs isn't Chinese?

Boar

Horse

Ox

Rooster

46% got this right

The Boar belongs to the Japanese zodiac signs. The Chinese 12 zodiac signs are the same besides the boar which is a pig.
9

Which one of these rivers that is in China is the longest in Asia and 3rd longest in the world?

Yangtze River

Mekong River

Tarim River

Yellow River

52% got this right

China has the 3rd longest river (Yangtze River) and also the 4th longest in the world(Yellow River)
10

The 4 great inventions of ancient China are significant contributions. Papermaking, gunpowder,compass. Which is the 4th?

Movable Type Printing

Heavy Plow

Mechanical Clock

Silk

Hard  25% got this right

The Four Great Inventions are inventions from ancient China that are celebrated in Chinese culture for their importance
11

How many provinces does modern day China have?

1
22
35

70% got this right

There are currently 22 provinces administered by China and 1 province that is claimed, but not administered(Taiwan)
12

Which emperor unified ancient China and laid the foundation for the Great Wall?

Qín Shi Huáng

Liú Bāng

Liú Chè

Yáng Jiān

56% got this right

Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor, unified the country and built the Great Wall.