How Much Do You Know About U.S. China Relations?

Created by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Amit Mangal
Amit Mangal, Quiz Creator
Amit, a key part of ProProfs.com, excels at crafting diverse and interactive quizzes. His enthusiasm for learning and originality shines through his work, making each quiz both fun and enlightening. Amit is committed to delivering high-quality content that keeps users engaged and informed.
Quizzes Created: 1268 | Total Attempts: 1,019,488
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 62

SettingsSettingsSettings
How Much Do You Know About U.S. China Relations? - Quiz

Post-Cold War, the USA was the sole superpower, but its status is now challenged by China. Geopolitical tussles shape US-China relations. Play this quiz to trace the trajectory of the historical relationship between a status-quoist and an emerging superpower. World peace depends on this crucial relationship of the 21st century. China has emerged as the manufacturing hub of the world and also is the center of global supply chains. Play this quiz to learn more about the two heavyweights of the world. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which President terminated the diplomatic relations with Taiwan?

    • A.

      Jimmy Carter

    • B.

      George H.W. Bush

    • C.

      Richard Nixon

    • D.

      Bill Clinton

    Correct Answer
    A. Jimmy Carter
    Explanation
    Jimmy Carter is the correct answer because he terminated diplomatic relations with Taiwan. During his presidency, Carter established diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China and recognized it as the legitimate government of China, effectively ending formal relations with Taiwan. This move was a significant shift in U.S. foreign policy and had long-lasting implications for the relationship between the United States, China, and Taiwan.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    The Tiananmen Square massacre happened in

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1981

    • D.

      1991

    Correct Answer
    A. 1989
    Explanation
    The Tiananmen Square massacre refers to the violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters by the Chinese government in 1989. Thousands of students and other civilians gathered in Tiananmen Square to call for political reform and greater freedom. However, the Chinese government declared martial law and eventually used military force to suppress the protests. The event received international attention and condemnation, as the Chinese government's actions resulted in numerous deaths and injuries. Therefore, the correct answer is 1989.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    The trade war between US and China started in?

    • A.

      2016

    • B.

      2017

    • C.

      2020

    • D.

      2018

    Correct Answer
    D. 2018
    Explanation
    The trade war between the US and China started in 2018. This was the year when the US imposed tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods, and China retaliated with tariffs on US goods. The trade war escalated with both countries imposing additional tariffs on each other's products, leading to a significant impact on global trade and economic growth.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    The first president to visit the people's republic of China was?

    • A.

      Jimmy Carter

    • B.

      Ronald Reagan

    • C.

      Richard Nixon

    • D.

      Bill Clinton

    Correct Answer
    C. Richard Nixon
    Explanation
    Richard Nixon was the first president to visit the People's Republic of China. In 1972, Nixon made a historic trip to China, which marked the beginning of a thaw in relations between the two countries. This visit was significant as it ended decades of hostility and opened up diplomatic and economic opportunities between the United States and China. Nixon's visit paved the way for future presidents to engage with China and played a crucial role in shaping the geopolitical landscape of the time.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Belt and Road initiative is a project of?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    B. China
    Explanation
    The correct answer is China because the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a project initiated by China. It aims to enhance connectivity and cooperation between Asia, Europe, Africa, and other regions through infrastructure development, trade, and investment. The BRI includes the construction of roads, railways, ports, and other infrastructure projects to promote economic growth and regional integration. China has been actively promoting and investing in this initiative since its announcement in 2013.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    The QUAD grouping is aimed at containing China; which of the following country is not a member of it?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      South Korea

    Correct Answer
    D. South Korea
    Explanation
    The QUAD grouping, also known as the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, is an informal strategic forum between the United States, Japan, India, and Australia. It was formed with the aim of containing China's influence in the Indo-Pacific region. South Korea is not a member of the QUAD grouping, making it the correct answer.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    When did China join the nuclear club?

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1974

    Correct Answer
    B. 1964
    Explanation
    China joined the nuclear club in 1964. This means that in that year, China successfully developed and tested its first nuclear weapon. This marked China's entry into the group of countries that possess nuclear weapons.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which administration issued six assurances to Taiwan?

    • A.

      Nixon Administration

    • B.

      Reagan Administration

    • C.

      Clinton Administration

    • D.

      Obama Administration

    Correct Answer
    B. Reagan Administration
    Explanation
    The Reagan Administration issued six assurances to Taiwan. These assurances were a set of commitments made by the United States to Taiwan in order to maintain a stable relationship and support Taiwan's security. They included promises not to set a date for ending arms sales to Taiwan, not to consult with China on arms sales to Taiwan, not to mediate between Taiwan and China, not to change the US position on sovereignty over Taiwan, not to exert pressure on Taiwan to enter into negotiations with China, and not to formally recognize Chinese sovereignty over Taiwan.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    When did NATO accidentally bomb China's embassy in Kosovo?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    C. 1999
    Explanation
    In 1999, NATO accidentally bombed China's embassy in Kosovo. This incident occurred during the NATO bombing campaign against Yugoslavia, which was aimed at stopping the ethnic cleansing and human rights abuses committed by the Yugoslav government in Kosovo. The bombing of the Chinese embassy was a tragic mistake, as NATO believed the building was being used by Yugoslav military forces. This incident strained relations between China and NATO member countries, leading to protests and diplomatic tensions.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Shirt-sleeves summit was attended by?

    • A.

      Obama and Xi

    • B.

      Trump and Xi

    • C.

      Obama and Hu Jintao

    • D.

      Bush and Hu Jintao

    Correct Answer
    A. Obama and Xi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Obama and Xi. The term "shirt-sleeves summit" refers to a meeting between leaders held in a relaxed and informal setting. In 2013, President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China had a shirt-sleeves summit at the Annenberg Retreat in California. The purpose of the meeting was to build a personal relationship and discuss important issues between the two countries.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Nov 16, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Nov 07, 2022
    Quiz Created by
    Amit Mangal
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.