China Geography Quiz

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China Geography Quiz

Use questions in this quiz to prep for your Unit Lesson quiz on China's Geography.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is a nickname for the Taklamakan Desert?
    • A. 

      Desert storm.

    • B. 

      Death by chocolate.

    • C. 

      The sea of love.

    • D. 

      The sea of death.

  • 2. 
    Which mountain range on China's border is home to Mt. Everest, the world's highest peak?
    • A. 

      The Tian Shan.

    • B. 

      The Himalayas.

    • C. 

      The Dim Dum.

    • D. 

      The Pamir.

  • 3. 
    What impact did China's natural barriers have on its development?
    • A. 

      They kept the Chinese safe from both the rockin' pneumonia AND the boogie woogie flu.

    • B. 

      They affected China's weather patterns.

    • C. 

      They provided valuable resources.

    • D. 

      They isolated China.

  • 4. 
    What is the nickname the ancient Chinese used to refer to their own land?
    • A. 

      Deep earth.

    • B. 

      Middle earth.

    • C. 

      Middle Kingdom

    • D. 

      Central Park

  • 5. 
    China is the largest country in Asia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    China is the most populous country on earth?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What are the names of the two rivers on whose banks Chinese civilization began?
    • A. 

      The Heave Ho and Wang Chung Rivers.

    • B. 

      The Huang He and the Yangtze Rivers.

    • C. 

      The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.

    • D. 

      The Tiber and the Po Rivers.

  • 8. 
    Considering China's natural barriers, which word best describes China's climate?
    • A. 

      Tropical.

    • B. 

      Continental.

    • C. 

      Varied.

    • D. 

      Humid.

  • 9. 
    Why were China's rivers systems referred to as "the Great Sorrow?"
    • A. 

      "Sorrow" is the ancient Chinese word for river.

    • B. 

      The rivers are great.

    • C. 

      Flooding regularly destroyed towns and villages.

    • D. 

      During seasons of drought low water levels sounded like people crying.

  • 10. 
    Why did China's earliest peoples settle along the banks of the Huang He River?
    • A. 

      Geographic isolation provided peace and quiet.

    • B. 

      Numerous caves provided easy shelter.

    • C. 

      The threat of flooding meant land was cheep.

    • D. 

      Flooding made the land suitable for farming.