Ancient China Quiz 3rd Grade

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  • 1. 

    What does the word "ancient" mean?

    • A.

      Something that is new

    • B.

      An animal

    • C.

      Something that happened a long time ago

    • D.

      In the present time

    Correct Answer
    C. Something that happened a long time ago
    Explanation
    The word "ancient" refers to something that happened a long time ago. It is used to describe things or events from the distant past, typically referring to civilizations, cultures, or artifacts that are no longer in existence or are significantly different from the present time.

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  • 2. 

    What does the word "contribution" mean?

    • A.

      Doing exercise

    • B.

      Talking about history

    • C.

      Telling a story

    • D.

      The act of giving or doing something

    Correct Answer
    D. The act of giving or doing something
    Explanation
    The word "contribution" refers to the act of giving or doing something. It implies that someone is making a positive impact or adding value by providing their time, effort, or resources towards a particular cause or goal. This could include donating money to a charity, volunteering for a community project, or sharing knowledge and expertise to benefit others.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the one that shows three contributions of Ancient China

    • A.

      Democracy, sculpture, and philosophy

    • B.

      Silk, kites, and characters/symbols

    • C.

      Silk, gold, and silver

    • D.

      Fireworks, paintings, and chalk

    Correct Answer
    B. Silk, kites, and characters/symbols
    Explanation
    Ancient China made significant contributions to the world in various fields. One of their notable contributions was the invention of silk, which became a highly valued and sought-after fabric. Additionally, they developed the art of kite-making, which not only provided entertainment but also had practical uses such as military signaling and meteorological observations. Another significant contribution was the development of characters and symbols, which eventually evolved into the complex Chinese writing system. These contributions showcase the ingenuity and cultural richness of Ancient China.

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  • 4. 

    The first Chinese civilization began around which river?

    • A.

      Mekong

    • B.

      Huang He (Yellow)

    • C.

      Yangtze (Cháng Jiāng)

    • D.

      Amazon

    Correct Answer
    B. Huang He (Yellow)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Huang He (Yellow). The Huang He, also known as the Yellow River, is considered the cradle of Chinese civilization. It played a crucial role in the development of agriculture and the establishment of early Chinese dynasties. The river provided fertile soil for farming and allowed for the growth of settlements and the formation of a centralized government. The Yellow River is often associated with the birthplace of Chinese culture and civilization.

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  • 5. 

    The design of buildings is also known as (choose the best word)

    • A.

      Plateau

    • B.

      Terrace

    • C.

      Cityscape

    • D.

      Architecture

    Correct Answer
    D. Architecture
    Explanation
    The design of buildings is commonly referred to as architecture. Architecture involves the planning, designing, and construction of buildings, as well as considering factors such as aesthetics, functionality, and sustainability. It encompasses various elements such as structural design, materials, and spatial organization. Plateau refers to a flat elevated area, terrace refers to a raised platform or flat area, and cityscape refers to the visual appearance of a city. However, none of these terms specifically relate to the design of buildings.

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  • 6. 

    What is China's climate like?

    • A.

      Four seasons

    • B.

      Rainy and balmy

    • C.

      Desert and arid

    • D.

      Hot and dry

    Correct Answer
    A. Four seasons
    Explanation
    China has a climate characterized by four distinct seasons. This means that the country experiences changes in weather and temperature throughout the year, including spring, summer, autumn, and winter. This is in contrast to regions with a tropical climate, for example, where there may be only two seasons - wet and dry. China's four seasons provide a variety of weather conditions and allow for the growth of a wide range of crops and vegetation.

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  • 7. 

    What are three of China's plants? (Select the best option)

    • A.

      Bamboo, rice, and wheat

    • B.

      Rice, flowers, and fertilizer

    • C.

      Apples, peppers, and rice

    • D.

      Flour, rice flour, and flowers

    Correct Answer
    A. Bamboo, rice, and wheat
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bamboo, rice, and wheat. These three plants are commonly grown and cultivated in China. Bamboo is a versatile plant used for various purposes such as construction, furniture, and crafts. Rice is a staple food in China and is grown in large quantities. Wheat is also an important crop in China, used for making flour and various food products.

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  • 8. 

    Why was the Great Wall built?

    • A.

      To protect China from invaders

    • B.

      To divide up property

    • C.

      To keep people fro leaving

    • D.

      Because they likes how it looked

    Correct Answer
    A. To protect China from invaders
    Explanation
    The Great Wall was built to protect China from invaders. It served as a defensive fortification to prevent attacks from nomadic tribes and other potential enemies. The construction of the wall was a massive undertaking that spanned several centuries, with the primary purpose of safeguarding China's borders and ensuring the safety of its people from external threats.

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  • 9. 

    Which enemies attacked people on the Silk Road?

    • A.

      The persians

    • B.

      The Mongols

    • C.

      Americans

    • D.

      The Japanese

    Correct Answer
    B. The Mongols
    Explanation
    The Mongols were one of the enemies that attacked people on the Silk Road. The Mongol Empire, led by Genghis Khan and later his successors, had a vast empire that stretched across Asia, including regions along the Silk Road. The Mongols were known for their military prowess and their nomadic lifestyle, which allowed them to quickly move and raid different areas. They frequently attacked and disrupted trade routes, including the Silk Road, causing fear and instability among the people who traveled and traded along this route.

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  • 10. 

    Who built the Great Wall?

    • A.

      The Mongols and prisoners ordered by their Emperor

    • B.

      Chinese soldiers and slaves ordered by the Emperor

    • C.

      Japanese artists who wanted to make it look good

    • D.

      Persian traders who wanted to keep trade isolated

    Correct Answer
    B. Chinese soldiers and slaves ordered by the Emperor
    Explanation
    The Great Wall was built by Chinese soldiers and slaves who were ordered by the Emperor. This massive structure was constructed as a defensive barrier to protect China from invasions and attacks by nomadic tribes. The construction of the Great Wall spanned over several centuries and involved the labor of millions of workers. It is considered one of the greatest architectural achievements in history and a symbol of China's rich cultural heritage.

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