History quiz about China 4

Tough quiz about the history of China(4).
1. The Great Leap Forward was launched by Mao Zedong in which year?
1950
1965
1958
1970
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

2. A recent day of commemoration has been created on December 13th, which event does it mark?
Nanjing massacre
Tangshan earthquake
End of civil war
Birth of Xi Jinping
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

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

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

5. Xanadu was an important city in which dynasty?
Mongol (Yuan)
Jin
Sui
Tang
Inner Mongolia, landscape, view

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. The Panthay rebellion in 1856 was led by which group?
Muslims
Tibetans
Christians
Buddhists
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

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

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

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

17. Port Arthur was an important treaty port occupied by Japan (1894) and then by Russia (1895), where is it located?
Liaoning
Xinjiang
Zhejiang
Guangdong
Jiangxi, landscape, view
Wuyuan, Jiangxi

18. What proportion of Beijing's cultural relics were destroyed in the Cultural Revolution?
55%
32%
72%
15%

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

20. Kang Youwei is famous for what in the late Qing dynasty?
reformist
revolutionary
engineer
senior eunuch
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
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