History Of Ancient China Quiz Questions! Trivia

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History Of Ancient China Quiz Questions! Trivia

Ancient China was built along the Yellow River in the north and the Yangtze in the south, so a large population of China was that of farmers. Did you know that traditional Chinese art has varied due to change in times and due to change in dynasties? Below is a trivia quiz made up of the history of ancient china quiz questions. Give it a shot and see how informed you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    China is located on the continent of: 
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      North America

  • 2. 
    China borders all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Yellow Sea

    • B. 

      East China Sea

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Pacific Ocean

  • 3. 
    The mountain range that forms a natural border with India is: 
    • A. 

      Himalayas

    • B. 

      Hindu Kush

    • C. 

      Andes

    • D. 

      None of the given choices

  • 4. 
    The natural barrier in the north that separates China from Mongolia is
    • A. 

      Xi Jian

    • B. 

      Gobi Desert

    • C. 

      Himalayan Mountains

    • D. 

      Qin Ling

  • 5. 
    Ancient Chinese civilization started along the
    • A. 

      Himalayan Mountains

    • B. 

      Yangtze River

    • C. 

      Huang He River

    • D. 

      Loess River

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the fertile yellow soil that is deposited along the riverbank of the Huang He called?
    • A. 

      Dike

    • B. 

      Loess

    • C. 

      Special Soil

    • D. 

      Flood Soil

  • 7. 
    All of the ideas of Confucius were written down by his students in a text known as:
    • A. 

      Philosophy

    • B. 

      Analects

    • C. 

      Kong Fu Zi

    • D. 

      Vedas

  • 8. 
    Which dynasty introduced the use of paper?
    • A. 

      Shang

    • B. 

      Qin

    • C. 

      Han

    • D. 

      Zhou

  • 9. 
    Shi Huangdi was emperor of which dynasty?
    • A. 

      Shang

    • B. 

      Qin

    • C. 

      Han

    • D. 

      Zhou

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was an idea from Confucius' philosophy?
    • A. 

      Five Main Relationships

    • B. 

      Not treating others in a way that you do not want to be treated

    • C. 

      Civil Service Positions based on merit

    • D. 

      Education was important

    • E. 

      The first 3 choices only

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The Great Wall of China stands as an accomplishment of which dynasty?
    • A. 

      Shang

    • B. 

      Qin

    • C. 

      Han

    • D. 

      Zhou

  • 12. 
    Confucius can best be described as a
    • A. 

      Religious Prophet

    • B. 

      Ruler of a large Chinese Empire

    • C. 

      Poet and Writer

    • D. 

      Teacher and Man of ideas

  • 13. 
    The Five Relationship so Confucianism included: 
    • A. 

      Ruler and Subjects

    • B. 

      Mother and Daughter

    • C. 

      Father and Sun

    • D. 

      Husband and Wife

    • E. 

      Both the first and 4th choice

    • F. 

      The first, third, and fourth choice

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    During the fall (decline) of which dynasty did warlords begin taking over different parts of the dynasty?
    • A. 

      Shang

    • B. 

      Qin

    • C. 

      Han

    • D. 

      Zhou

  • 15. 
    Emperors of Ancient China included all of the following except
    • A. 

      Liu Bang

    • B. 

      Shi Huangdi

    • C. 

      Confucius

    • D. 

      Wudi

  • 16. 
    Shi Huangdi is known for
    • A. 

      Being emperor during most of the Qin Dynasty

    • B. 

      Building the Great Wall of China

    • C. 

      Uniting China

    • D. 

      Creating a common system of currency and units of measurement for all of China

    • E. 

      First 2 options only

    • F. 

      Second 2 options only

    • G. 

      All options

  • 17. 
    A system of beliefs and values is also known as a _____________________. 
  • 18. 
    The most noted accomplishment of the Shang Dynasty was their system of __________________. 
  • 19. 
    Ancient Chinese built _______________________ in the rivers to try to control the dangerous floods. 
  • 20. 
    In addition to goods, _____________________ were also traded along the Silk Road. 
  • 21. 
    Ancient Chinese called themselves the _________________ because they thought that their kingdom was at the center of the world. 
  • 22. 
    At the end of the Han dynasty, the religion of ________________ spread from India and became popular. 
  • 23. 
    Liu Bang was the first emperor of the ________________ dynasty. 
  • 24. 
    Emperor ____________________'s tomb (burial site) was found with thousands of terra cotta soldiers, horses, and chariots that were placed there to protect him in his next. life. 
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