History Of Chinese Literature! Trivia Questions Quiz

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History Of Chinese Literature! Trivia Questions Quiz

Chinese literature is very old, dynamic, and counts legends, stories influenced by their oral tradition, but it also counts the thinkings and work of those who have molded the ethics and life phisolophy of most Chinese people today. So, do you know about the History of Chinese literature? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the book named the "Spring and Autumn Annals" written?
    • A. 

      From 722 to 479 BC

    • B. 

      From 300 to 100 BC

    • C. 

      From 720 to 690 BC

    • D. 

      From 700 to 600 BC

  • 2. 
    Who is considered as the father of Chinese Histography?
    • A. 

      Sima Sian

    • B. 

      Zong Qian

    • C. 

      Gong Qian

    • D. 

      Sima Qian

  • 3. 
    When was the book Zhan Guo Ce written?
    • A. 

      Between the 3rd and 1st Centuries

    • B. 

      During the 4th Century

    • C. 

      During the 5th Century

    • D. 

      During the 6th Century

  • 4. 
    How is the oldest Chinese dictionary called?
    • A. 

      Chinese Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Ha raps

    • C. 

      The Erya

    • D. 

      Collins

  • 5. 
    When did Sima Qian elaborate a more professional Chinese histography?
    • A. 

      More than 500 years ago

    • B. 

      More than 3000 years ago

    • C. 

      More than 2000 years ago

    • D. 

      More than a 1000 years ago

  • 6. 
    Which Chinese philosopher edited the 4 books?
    • A. 

      Confucius

    • B. 

      Mao

    • C. 

      Buddha

    • D. 

      Bruce Lee

  • 7. 
    What's the Chinese translation for "book of rites"?
    • A. 

      Liji

    • B. 

      Fiji

    • C. 

      GI XI

    • D. 

      HIJI

  • 8. 
    What's the Chinese translation for the book of documents?
    • A. 

      Xa Xu

    • B. 

      Sha shu

    • C. 

      Sha su

    • D. 

      Shangsu

  • 9. 
    How is the earliest known narrative of Chinese history called?
    • A. 

      The Zuo Zhuan

    • B. 

      The Zuhan Zuha

    • C. 

      The Xan xan

    • D. 

      The zan huan

  • 10. 
    How is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry called?
    • A. 

      The Zuo Zhuan

    • B. 

      Yi Jing

    • C. 

      The Classic of poetry

    • D. 

      Shijing