History quiz about China 4

Tough quiz about the history of China(4).
1. Xanadu was an important city in which dynasty?
Mongol (Yuan)
Song
Sui
Jin
Inner Mongolia, landscape, view

2. Which European nation established the first official trading post in China?
Spain
The Netherlands
Portugal
Germany
Macau

3. China's main foreign trade in the 17th and 18th century was with which country?
Netherlands
Spain
France
Portugal
spain, boat, galleon, trade, sea

4. Port Arthur was an important treaty port occupied by Japan (1894) and then by Russia (1895), where is it located?
Xinjiang
Tibet
Zhejiang
Liaoning
rice, paddy fields
Planting rice in paddy fields. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China Photo by Corto Maltese 1999 available under a Creative Commons license .

5. The U.S. General Stilwell had his headquarters during World War II in which city?
Chongqing
Beijing
Xi'an
Shanghai
Chongqing, building

6. The Great Leap Forward was launched by Mao Zedong in which year?
1958
1950
1954
1965
Mao Zedong, statue, PRC
Status of Mao Zedong negotiating with the Guomindang, 1945, with Soong Chingling, Zhang Lan, Huang Yanpei and other party leaders. Copyright © Dreamstime see image license

7. The 1911 revolution and the Japanese invasion of Manchuria had which common initiating factor
taxes
corruption
opium
railways
Jiangsu, PRC, sculpture
Yuhuatai Memorial Park of Revolutionary Martyrs, Nanjing, Jiangsu

8. A recent day of commemoration has been created on December 13th, which event does it mark?
Birth of Xi Jinping
Death of Deng Xiaoping
Nanjing massacre
Tangshan earthquake
Tiananmen Square, crowd
2004 PRC National Day at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. What a crowd! Image by pfctdayelise available under a Creative Commons License

9. The Golden Orchid Society (1644-1949) in southern China was a group of what?
musicians
women
opera performers
chess players
Beijing, Forbidden City, tile, lotus
Ceramic Tile design with lotus and ducks, Forbidden City, Beijing

10. The Panthay rebellion in 1856 was led by which group?
Tibetans
Christians
Muslims
Daoists
Jiansha river, Yangzi river,  Yunnan
A woman walking her herd of cows, Jinsha jiang, Yunnan, 2011. Image by timquijano available under a Creative Commons License

11. Which city in central China was important in the foundation of the Republic of China?
Changsha
Chongqing
Wuchang
Nanchang
university, Wuhan, Hubei

12. What proportion of Beijing's cultural relics were destroyed in the Cultural Revolution?
55%
83%
72%
15%

13. Yu the Great was the founder of which dynasty?
Zhou
Qin
Xia
Han
huangdi, deity
Modern sculpture of two legendary Chinese Emperors

14. Kang Youwei is famous for what in the late Qing dynasty?
tax commissoner
reformist
engineer
revolutionary
Kang Youwei
Group picture probably taken when Kang Youwei (center) was in the United States in 1907. His second daughter, Kang Tongbi, then a student at Barnard College, is seated on Kang's right. Behind her is Luo Chang, then studying at Oxford University, UK. Image by Unknown available under a Creative Commons License

15. The skins of rare white stags were used for what in the Han dynasty?
medicine
headwear
footwear
currency
Han dynasty, dance, dancer
China, rustic dancers, eastern han dynasty (25-220). Image by sailko available under a Creative Commons License

16. The Han dynasty was broken in two parts by which brief period?
Qin dynasty
Jin dynasty
Xin dynasty
Period of disunity
Han dynasty, watchtower
Ancient carving on a Han dynasty watch tower

17. In the One Child policy government employees were expected to put off marriage until which ages?
25 for men and women
30 for men and women
20 for men and women
30 for men, 25 for women
Beijing, family, people, children
A family in a park

18. The Mongol dynasty ruled the whole of China for about how long?
20 years
90 years
200 years
235 years
mongolia, skins, bows
Bows and furs of Mongolia. Image by Rob Stallard

19. Which foreign leader planned to conquer China in 1404?
Pope Boniface IX
Tamerlane
Mahmud Shah Tughluq
King Philip the Bold

20. In 2CE the population of China was about how many?
185 million
100 million
58 million
35 million
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