Can You Identify These Chinese Writers? Trivia Quiz

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Chinese has tons of writers ranging from classical China to the ones who are still alive today. For those who know nothing about Chinese old or contemporary writers that have written some very interesting and educating masterpieces where you can learn a thing or 2 about wisdom and life philosophy. So, what can you say about Chinese writers? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was writer Han Dong born?

    • A.

      May 1st, 1970

    • B.

      May 23, 1964

    • C.

      May 17, 1961

    • D.

      May 22, 1962

    Correct Answer
    C. May 17, 1961
  • 2. 

    What types of books does Han Dong write?

    • A.

      Historical books

    • B.

      Theaters

    • C.

      Essays + Poetry + short stories + novels

    • D.

      Drama

    Correct Answer
    C. Essays + Poetry + short stories + novels
    Explanation
    Han Dong writes a variety of books including essays, poetry, short stories, and novels. This indicates that he is a versatile writer who explores different genres and forms of literature.

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  • 3. 

    When did Chinese author Huang Zongxi die?

    • A.

      1105 AD

    • B.

      1005 AD

    • C.

      1200 AD

    • D.

      1230 AD

    Correct Answer
    A. 1105 AD
    Explanation
    Huang Zongxi, a Chinese author, died in 1105 AD.

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  • 4. 

    What was Huang Zomgxi's occupation as a writer?

    • A.

      He was a singer

    • B.

      He was a humorist

    • C.

      He was a poet

    • D.

      He was an actor

    Correct Answer
    C. He was a poet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He was a poet." This means that Huang Zomgxi's occupation as a writer was specifically in the field of poetry.

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  • 5. 

    What's writer's Mo Yan's real name?

    • A.

      Su Moye

    • B.

      Moye moye

    • C.

      Guan Moye

    • D.

      Zuan  Moye

    Correct Answer
    C. Guan Moye
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Guan Moye. This is Mo Yan's real name.

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  • 6. 

    What's one of author's guan Moye's most notable work?

    • A.

      The last dragon

    • B.

      The last Kingdom

    • C.

      Red Eagle

    • D.

      Red Sorghum

    Correct Answer
    D. Red Sorghum
    Explanation
    Red Sorghum is one of author Guan Moye's most notable works. This novel, set during the Second Sino-Japanese War, tells the story of a young woman's experiences in a rural village. The book explores themes of love, sacrifice, and resilience, and it gained international acclaim for its vivid storytelling and portrayal of Chinese history and culture. It was also adapted into a critically acclaimed film by director Zhang Yimou, further cementing its significance in Chinese literature.

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  • 7. 

    How old is writer Mo Yuan in 2019?

    • A.

      60 years old

    • B.

      64 years old

    • C.

      74 years old

    • D.

      81 years old

    Correct Answer
    B. 64 years old
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, we can deduce that the writer Mo Yuan's age is being asked in the year 2019. Among the given options, the only age that matches this is 64 years old.

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  • 8. 

    Why is Lu Xun so important to Chinese Literature?

    • A.

      Because he is the leading figure of modern Chinese literature

    • B.

      Because he is a great poet

    • C.

      Being he is very polyvalent

    • D.

      Being he is a great story teller

    Correct Answer
    A. Because he is the leading figure of modern Chinese literature
    Explanation
    Lu Xun is considered to be an important figure in Chinese literature because he played a pivotal role in the development of modern Chinese literature. His works, such as "The True Story of Ah Q" and "Diary of a Madman," challenged traditional literary conventions and addressed social and political issues of his time. Lu Xun's writings had a profound impact on Chinese society, inspiring future generations of writers and intellectuals. His contributions to modern Chinese literature make him a significant and influential figure in the field.

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  • 9. 

    Who is Chinese writer Wang Anyi's father?

    • A.

      Zhi Bang Bang

    • B.

      Zhi Bang

    • C.

      Ru Zhi Juan

    • D.

      Zhi Ging

    Correct Answer
    C. Ru Zhi Juan
    Explanation
    Ru Zhi Juan is the father of Chinese writer Wang Anyi.

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  • 10. 

    Since when has writer Wang Anyi been Vice-chair of China's writer's Association?

    • A.

      Since 1986

    • B.

      Since 2016

    • C.

      Since 1996

    • D.

      Since 2006

    Correct Answer
    D. Since 2006
    Explanation
    Wang Anyi has been Vice-chair of China's writer's Association since 2006.

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