Classic Fiction And Drama In Chinese Literature! Trivia Quiz

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Classic Fiction And Drama In Chinese Literature! Trivia Quiz

Chinese literature is much richer and complex than we might think. Not only is it old and competes with ancient Greek texts and literature but it also forms the basis for China's modern literary culture. So, what can you say about China's classical fiction an drama? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the book of poetry written?
    • A. 

      Between the 11th and 6th Century BC

    • B. 

      Between the 13th and 11th Century BC

    • C. 

      Between the 12th and 10th Century BC

    • D. 

      Between the 15th and 16th Century BC

  • 2. 
    What are the characteristics of the book of poetry?
    • A. 

      It reflects the profundity of marriage

    • B. 

      It reflects the depth and profundity of nature

    • C. 

      It reflects the depth and profundity of social life

    • D. 

      It reflects the depth and profundity of life

  • 3. 
    What is fu?
    • A. 

      It's the descriptive prose interpreted with a verse

    • B. 

      It's the descriptive prose interpreted with a song

    • C. 

      It's the descriptive prose interpreted with a story

    • D. 

      It's the descriptive prose interpreted with a poem

  • 4. 
    What is bi employed in the book of poetry?
    • A. 

      It's the use of rhymes

    • B. 

      It's the use of images

    • C. 

      It's the use of metaphor

    • D. 

      It's the use of mantras

  • 5. 
    When did drama emerge as a literary style in China?
    • A. 

      In the 9th Century

    • B. 

      In the 13th Century

    • C. 

      In the 11th Century

    • D. 

      In the 10th Century

  • 6. 
    Who was the most representative figure in Yuan drama?
    • A. 

      Guan Hanqing

    • B. 

      Juan Hanqing

    • C. 

      Muan Hanqing

    • D. 

      Lam Hanqing

  • 7. 
    How many dramas did guan Hanqing write altogether?
    • A. 

      70

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      20

  • 8. 
    When did the novel appear in China?
    • A. 

      1000 years ago

    • B. 

      2000 years ago

    • C. 

      1200 years ago

    • D. 

      1500 years ago

  • 9. 
    Who completed the 4 books of song?
    • A. 

      Li Fang

    • B. 

      Chi Fang

    • C. 

      Sui Fang

    • D. 

      Li Fang

  • 10. 
    What is the oldest dictionary in China?
    • A. 

      The Erya

    • B. 

      The Encyclopedia

    • C. 

      The Larousse

    • D. 

      The Collins