Ancient China

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Ancient China Quizzes & Trivia

Ancient China quiz for 6th graders and up. No need to write in complete sentences, just the answer please. Made by a 6th grader!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    China is one of the world's oldest continuing civilizations. How long have people inhabited the area we now call China? 
    • A. 

      400 years

    • B. 

      7000 years

    • C. 

      8, 500 years

  • 2. 
    Which correct answer below defines dynasty?
    • A. 

      A family that ruled for generations.

    • B. 

      A period of time.

    • C. 

      A period of years where the same king rules the kingdom.

  • 3. 
    Which of these are contributions of the Shang Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Writing on oracle bones, bronze objects

    • B. 

      Fudalism

    • C. 

      Warriors

  • 4. 
    The first Chinese emperor Chin Shihuangdi gave his name to China. Check off four things he did to unify China. (Not a complete sentence in the answer, please, just the things)
    • A. 

      Great wall

    • B. 

      Got rid of nobles

    • C. 

      Standardized measurement and coins

    • D. 

      Helped the migrants

    • E. 

      Made war with different parts of China

    • F. 

      Language

  • 5. 
    What exactly is the Silk Road? Where does it start? Where does it end?
  • 6. 
    Check off four things that moved along the Silk Road.
    • A. 

      Silk

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Jade

    • D. 

      Porcelain

    • E. 

      Bronze

  • 7. 
    Check off 11 Chinese inventions
    • A. 

      Yoyo

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Kites

    • D. 

      China or porcelain

    • E. 

      Fire crackers

    • F. 

      Soft ink

    • G. 

      Pasta

    • H. 

      Silk

    • I. 

      Writing

    • J. 

      Compass

    • K. 

      Lead

    • L. 

      Guns

    • M. 

      Gun powder

  • 8. 
    What was the most important rule for children?
  • 9. 
    How were girls treated differently than boys?
  • 10. 
    Is it more important to be an individual or a member of a family in China? How is that signified?
  • 11. 
    What grain is frown in the south? Why?
  • 12. 
    What grain is grown in the north? Why?
  • 13. 
    How did the environment influence China cooking?