Massacre In Tiananmen Square

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This is a quiz over the events of the massacre in Tiananmen Square


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why were there attacks in Tiananmen Square?

    • A.

      Citizens were protesting to put Chairman Mao back in power

    • B.

      There were foreigners on vacation in the wrong neighborhood

    • C.

      Citizens were protesting the Communist government and wanted democracy

    • D.

      The government was vandalizing local businesses and citizens attacked

    Correct Answer
    C. Citizens were protesting the Communist government and wanted democracy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that citizens were protesting the Communist government and wanted democracy. This is evident from the historical context of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989, where thousands of Chinese citizens gathered in the square to demand political reforms and greater democracy. The protests were primarily driven by dissatisfaction with the Communist government's policies and a desire for more political freedom. The government responded to the protests with a violent crackdown, leading to numerous casualties and widespread international condemnation.

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  • 2. 

    Where did the massacre take place?

    • A.

      New York City

    • B.

      Beijing (Peking)

    • C.

      Shangdong

    • D.

      Hong Kong

    Correct Answer
    B. Beijing (Peking)
    Explanation
    The massacre took place in Beijing (Peking).

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  • 3. 

    Why was this a world event?

    • A.

      China produced videos that they broadcast to the world

    • B.

      China's leader was assassinated

    • C.

      The attacks were fast and ferocious

    • D.

      China and the United States were close allies

    Correct Answer
    C. The attacks were fast and ferocious
    Explanation
    The attacks being fast and ferocious would make it a world event because the intensity and speed of the attacks would have a significant impact not only on China but also on the rest of the world. The severity and scale of the attacks would attract global attention, making it a world event.

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  • 4. 

    Who did the attacking in the massacre?

    • A.

      The Chinese government

    • B.

      The protestors

    • C.

      Chairman Mao

    • D.

      The U.S. military

    Correct Answer
    A. The Chinese government
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Chinese government. This is because the question is referring to a specific massacre, and in this context, it is widely known and documented that the Chinese government was responsible for the attack. The Chinese government ordered the military to suppress the protests, resulting in the massacre.

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  • 5. 

    What was the result of the massacre?

    • A.

      The protestors won the right to vote

    • B.

      The United States invaded China

    • C.

      The Chinese government reestablished control and no changes were made

    • D.

      Chairman Mao was forced to resign in shame

    Correct Answer
    C. The Chinese government reestablished control and no changes were made
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the Chinese government reestablished control and no changes were made. This implies that the massacre resulted in the suppression of the protestors and the status quo being maintained, with no significant reforms or concessions being made by the government.

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