China Picture quiz 1

Do you recongize these places in China?
1. Which muscial instrument is this man playing?
dizi
erhu
yangqin
music, erhu
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2. Why are there nine mythical beasts behind the 'man on a hen' on this roof?
nine was the Imperial number
nine ancient rites
represent the Double Ninth Festival
Forbidden City, Beijing, roof, architecture
Glazed animal sculptures on the palace roof of the Forbidden City, Beijing

3. This is a memorial hall to which important figure in Chinese history?
Mao Zedong
Sun Yatsen
Chiang Kaishek
Guangdong, Sun Yatsen

4. This lovely pristine beach is located where?
Qinhuangdao, Hebei
Beihai, Guangxi
Sanya, Hainan
Sanya, Hainan, beach

5. Which famous harbor is this?
Hong Kong
Wuhan
Tianjin
Hong Kong, harbor, skyscraper, modern housing

6. Where is this famous pagoda?
Xi'an
Kaifeng
Beijing
Wild goose pagoda, Xian, Shaanxi, pagoda

7. In the pastures of Xinjiang sheep are grazing. What is the name of the type of building used by the herdsmen?
yurt
teepee
kohte
Xinjiang, sheep, yurt

8. These objects are associated with which religion?
Confucianism
Buddhism
Daoism
Inner Mongolia, stupa, Buddhism

9. Why is this creature so important in Chinese history?
producing silk
carries the Black Death
eaten by giant pandas
silk, silkworm

10. This building is known by which name?
Great Hall of the People
Beijing Museum
Presidential Palace
Great Hall of the People, Beijing, Tiananmen Square, NPC

11. This striking church can be seen in which Chinese city?
Harbin
Urumqi
Beijing
Heilongjiang, Harbin, church

12. Which ancient figure is represented by this massive stone statue?
Confucius
Laozi
Mao Zedong
Fujian , laozi, deity

13. Where might you find this famous landmark?
Beihai Park in Beijing
West Lake in Hangzhou
Summer Palace in Beijing
Beihai Park, Beijing, dagoba

14. Which game are these men playing?
mahjong
xiangqi
chequers
chess, people
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15. These ruins are part of which Imperial building?
Old Summer Palace
Forbidden City
Summer Palace
Beijing, Old Summer Palace, architecture, ruin

16. This demonstration of Kung Fu is at its original place in China where is that?
Lushan
Lhasa
Shaolin monastery
Henan, Shaolin , martial arts
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17. Where might you find this famous building?
Chengdu
Lhasa
Kunming
Tibet, Potala Palace

18. Where might you find this building of European style architecture?
Xiamen
Hong Kong
Macau
Macau, church

19. In which month might you expect to see this watery spectacle?
October
June
March
Dragon boat festival, people
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20. Where can you find this famous building?
Forbidden City, Shenyang
Temple of Heaven, Beijing
Summer Palace, Beijing
Temple of Heaven, Beijing
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