Do You Know About Ancient China?

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Ancient China Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is based on the Ancient China. If you are a history or political science student, and studying China, this quiz for you. Take the quiz below to how much information you have.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During which years was the Shang Dynasty in power? 
    • A. 

      2000 BCE- 1500 BCE

    • B. 

      1600 BCE- 1050 BCE

    • C. 

      100 CE - 400 CE

    • D. 

      200 BCE- 200 CE

  • 2. 
    Choose the TWO rivers that were part of the Shang empire. 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Euphrates

    • C. 

      Yabu

    • D. 

      Yangtze

  • 3. 
    Choose the TWO major accomplishments of the HAN dynasty (approx. 206 BCE- 220 CE). 
    • A. 

      Great Wall of China

    • B. 

      Terra Cotta Army

    • C. 

      Grand Canal

    • D. 

      Silk Road routes

  • 4. 
    What led to the development of the Silk Road? 
  • 5. 
    What are four lasting effects of the Silk Road? 
  • 6. 
    Check the "three perfections".
    • A. 

      Sculpting

    • B. 

      Calligraphy

    • C. 

      Poetry

    • D. 

      Singing

    • E. 

      Studying

    • F. 

      Painting

  • 7. 
    What do the three perfections tell us about what was important to the ancient Chinese? 
  • 8. 
    What are the "Four Great Inventions" of Ancient China? 
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Guns

    • C. 

      Gun powder

    • D. 

      Silk

    • E. 

      Paper

    • F. 

      Bronze

    • G. 

      Printing press

    • H. 

      Pottery

  • 9. 
    Choose one of the Four Great Inventions and explain how it advanced China in the global economy.  
  • 10. 
    How was the role of peasant farmers different in ancient China than the other ancient civilizations we have studied? 
  • 11. 
    What was the main reason that the Great Wall of China was built? 
  • 12. 
    Explain two key beliefs of Buddhism.  
  • 13. 
    Who was Confucius?  Why do we know about him? 
  • 14. 
    Analyze the map of the Silk Road and answer the following questions.  What goods were exported from the Middle East via the Silk Road?  What goods were exported from Central Asia?     **Make sure to specify which region goes with which goods!