22+ China Trivia Questions and Answers

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China Trivia Questions and Answers

Having the largest population and one of the largest country masses, the Chinese culture, people, geography, and story have a lot to offer. Let’s see how much of China you know in this quiz!

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In what country would you find the Yellow River?▶ China
The martial art of kung fu originated in which country?▶ China
How many years did Ancient China civilization last?▶ Over 1800 years
How long is China’s railway lines?▶ Over 139,000 km
What’s China’s population?▶ 1.4 billion people
What time does Chinese new year celebration start?▶ Generally 8 PM
Where is the Forbidden City located?▶ Dongcheng District, Beijing
What rare mammal lives endemic to the rainy mountains of southwestern China?▶ Giant Panda
What’s Chinese government type is used by its head?▶ Authoritarian/Communist Government
What was the first dynasty of Imperial China?▶ Qin Dynasty
How many time zone / time zones does China span?▶ 5
What Chinese architectural wonder can be seen from outer space?▶ The Great Wall of China
Which country has the longest land border?▶ China with a land border of 13,743 miles (22,117 km).
Who wrote an ancient Chinese military treatise known as “The Art of War”?▶ Sun Tzu
Which is the most widely spoken language in the world?▶ Mandarin Chinese
Who was the first emperor of China?▶ Qin Shi Huang (born Ying Zheng)
How do you say hello in Mandarin Chinese?▶ Ni Hao
What is the main dialect of Chinese spoken in Hong Kong by the majority of the locals?▶ Cantonese
What city is the capital of China?▶ Beijing
What is the color of the five stars found on the flag of China?▶ Yellow
In China, what number is considered unlucky because its pronunciation is similar to that for the word “death”?▶ Four (四,sì)
China’s Terracotta Army depicts the soldiers of what emperor?▶ Qin Shi Huang

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