China Quiz Index

Writing characters

The art of calligraphy is still widely appreciated in China. Fine historic pieces by the great masters continue to achieve high prices at auction. To appreciate Chinese writing it is important to know how the characters are made with the brush. Our page on brush strokes lets you learn how to write in Chinese calligraphy.
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Dip into history

Our history section has a page for each major dynasty, for the whole period from the time of myths and legends 5,000 years ago all the way through the Han, Tang, Song, Ming dynasties to the last great dynasty the Qing .
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Largest province

By area, Xinjiang is the largest province in China, narrowly beating Tibet and Inner Mongolia in total area. Historically the province was known in Europe as East Turkestan and separatist Uyghur people aim to establish as a nation under that name. In deference to the ethnic minorities it is officially 'Uygur Autonomous Region' rather than a province.
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Imperious Dragons

With the dragon dance and the dragon boat festival the Chinese dragon is still a common sight in China. Considered well-intentioned and not evil the dragons that control the rains have been the most important animal in Chinese symbolism for thousands of years.
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How well do you know China? Test your knowledge with our range of quizzes.

Here are our quizzes to test your knowledge of China and all things Chinese. We plan to add more quizzes, so send your comments and feedback for subjects you would like us to cover. All the questions have their answer somewhere on this web site. The order of questions and possible answers are different each time you take the test.

General quiz about China 2
(Intermediate level 1)
General quiz about China 3
(Advanced level)
General quiz about China 4
Intermediate level 2)
China History quiz 1
(Intermediate level 1)
China History quiz 2
(Advanced level)
China History quiz 3
(Intermediate level 2)
China Geography quiz
(Intermediate level)
China Language quiz
(Starter level)
China Picture quiz 1
(Starter level)
China Picture quiz 2
(Advanced level)

Shanxi, Sui dynasty, sculpture
An ancient mythological beast (bixie) made of iron at Yuci Village, Shanxi
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