Literary Trivia Questions On Chinese Literature! Quiz

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Literary Trivia Questions On Chinese Literature! Quiz

Chinese literature is as old as its civilization. It is made up of texts and fables that have been transcribed and interpreted from their oral tradition into writing from one generation to another. It has culminated during the Ming dynasty and has survived even the most turbulent phases of Chinese history. So, how much do you know about Chinese literature? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the meaning of Yi Jing?
    • A. 

      It means lord

    • B. 

      It means Icon

    • C. 

      It means divination

    • D. 

      It means war

  • 2. 
    Who edited and commented the 4 books?
    • A. 

      Confucius

    • B. 

      Mao Tse Tsung

    • C. 

      General Ming

    • D. 

      Prince Chang

  • 3. 
    Who attempted to trace the genealogy of Chinese literature to religious spells?
    • A. 

      Liu Miug

    • B. 

      Lu Jinang

    • C. 

      Liu Shipei

    • D. 

      Lu Linag

  • 4. 
    What is the meaning of Shijing?
    • A. 

      Musical practices

    • B. 

      Occult practices

    • C. 

      Cult and lay musical practices

    • D. 

      Magical practices

  • 5. 
    What s the oldest Chinese dictionary?
    • A. 

      The Rya

    • B. 

      The Ery

    • C. 

      The Erya

    • D. 

      The Reya

  • 6. 
    Who compiled the 4 great books of ancient Chinese song?
    • A. 

      Li Fang

    • B. 

      Chin Fang

    • C. 

      Xin Fang

    • D. 

      Lin Sang

  • 7. 
    When was the Zhan Guo Ce written?
    • A. 

      Between the 4th and the 5th Centuries BC

    • B. 

      Between the 3rd and the 1st Centuries BC

    • C. 

      Between the 6th and the 5th Centuries BC

    • D. 

      Between the 7th and the 8th Centuries BC

  • 8. 
    What are the characteristics of the book of poetry?
    • A. 

      It reflects the depth and profundity of military life

    • B. 

      It reflects the depth and profundity of love life

    • C. 

      It reflects the depth and profundity of social life

    • D. 

      It reflects the depth and profundity of history

  • 9. 
    What is bi, employed in the book of poetry?
    • A. 

      It's the use of metaphor

    • B. 

      It's the use of Rhymes

    • C. 

      It's the use of historical facts

    • D. 

      It's the use of proverbs

  • 10. 
     Who was the most representative in Yuan drama?
    • A. 

      Cuan Hanqing

    • B. 

      Xuan Hanqing

    • C. 

      Guan Hanqing

    • D. 

      Chan Hanqing