History quiz about China 4

Tough quiz about the history of China(4).
1. Which European nation established the first official trading post in China?
Spain
Portugal
The Netherlands
Germany
Macau

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

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

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

5. The Great Leap Forward was launched by Mao Zedong in which year?
1950
1958
1965
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

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

7. Which foreign leader planned to conquer China in 1404?
Tamerlane
Mahmud Shah Tughluq
Pope Boniface IX
Oljei Temur Khan

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. A recent day of commemoration has been created on December 13th, which event does it mark?
Tangshan earthquake
Nanjing massacre
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

15. Kang Youwei is famous for what in the late Qing dynasty?
engineer
tax commissoner
reformist
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

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

17. Port Arthur was an important treaty port occupied by Japan (1894) and then by Russia (1895), where is it located?
Guangdong
Zhejiang
Tibet
Liaoning
Great Wall, view
The Great Wall winding its way like a huge dragon across the mountains near Beijing

18. What proportion of Beijing's cultural relics were destroyed in the Cultural Revolution?
83%
15%
62%
72%

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

20. The Panthay rebellion in 1856 was led by which group?
Muslims
Christians
Mongols
Tibetans
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
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