The Opium War

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The Opium War

SIS CHINA EXPO. 8103 2013 Hong Kong.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What other names were the Opium war known as? (two correct answers)
    • A. 

      The Anglo-Chinese war

    • B. 

      The 'Guailo' war

    • C. 

      The Arrow war

    • D. 

      The smoke war

  • 2. 
    When did the Opium wars happen?
    • A. 

      1939-42, 1956-60

    • B. 

      1942-97

    • C. 

      1839-42, 1856-60

  • 3. 
    What are the effects of smoking opium? Or what was it used for? (Two correct answers.)
    • A. 

      Constipation, death, impaired vision.

    • B. 

      Stopping runny nose.

    • C. 

      Relief of stress/pain.

    • D. 

      Hallucination

  • 4. 
    Who was the emperor ruling at the time of the first opium war?
    • A. 

      Emperor Daoguang

    • B. 

      Emporer Guangxu

  • 5. 
    Hong Kong was given to the British as part of the peace treaty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which one is an opium poppy?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
  • 7. 
    What was the name of the treaties that ended the opium wars? (Three correct answers.)
    • A. 

      The treaty of Tientsin

    • B. 

      Mo'er Lan Gei Wo Men treaties

    • C. 

      The treaty of Nanjing

    • D. 

      The unequal treaties

    • E. 

      The treaty of Hunan

  • 8. 
    Why did the British give back Hong Kong to China? 
    • A. 

      Because the climate was too hot for the British.

    • B. 

      Hong Kong was too expensive to keep and rule.

    • C. 

      For political reasons. Not returning HK would increase Sino-British tension.

    • D. 

      The British in HK all got homesick and returned home, leaving very few people to run HK properly.