Chinese History Quizzes & Trivia

It’s time for our Chinese History set of questions, part of a fascinating quiz that spans out thousands of years and encompasses emperors, magnificent constructions and incredible inventions.

You think you know your Asian game? Think again: “When did the Han dynasty rule over China?”, “How long is the Great Wall of China?”, “What was its purpose?”, “In what part of China can the Terracotta Army be found?”, “Who is the founder of the Ming Dynasty?”, “When did the First Sino-Japanese War begin?”. If you’ve got these right, don’t take a break. We’ve got more coming and it’s sure to get your neurons in a rush. You might want to order some Chinese food and get in the mood with noodles and bamboo. Onwards, to victory and glory!

Tang and Song dynasties are the most successful government institutions in Chinese history. According to available records, China attained unmatchable prosperity and development while these dynasties lasted. Besides the economic...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Mar 4, 2019
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    How long did Tang dynasty last?

History can surely be amusing for the likes of those into ancient culture and stuff. Following quiz is all about Chinese history, you'll get to know unknown facts like chinese empire marks the longest lasting empire in the...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 100   |  Last updated: Apr 11, 2019
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    When was the earliest written culture of China?

When you look at the history of china and check to see its growths and rises, you will see that the Chinese dynasties have played a major role. The first known dynasty was the Xia dynasty, which is remembered for controlling the...

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 36   |  Last updated: Mar 13, 2020
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    In what century B.C.E. did Shi Huangdi emerge?



Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 29   |  Last updated: Apr 3, 2019
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    What were the long-term and short-term causes of the opium war?

Enjoy the quiz and see how many answer you get !!~

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 7   |  Last updated: Apr 3, 2019
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    Han Dynasty in China started from 200 B.C. .




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Chinese History Questions & Answers


What is known about the Zhou and Shang dynasties of China?
The zhou dynasty co-existed with the Shang dynasty. It was the longest period in Chinese history, some eight centuries, that a rule existed. It is mainly thought now that the start of the dynasty at 1046 bce. This is as result of archaeological disco
What is the Warring States period?
The warring states or Zhanguo or Chan-Kuo period came immediately before the Qin dynasty and was the reason or cause of that dynasty succeeding. There had been peaceful periods during the Zhou dynasty (the Spring and Autumn periods) but various state
What was the Fengjian system?
The Fengjian system in Ancient China resembled the later feudal system in medieval Europe. There was a clear hierarchy and expectation of roles that meant everyone 'knew his place'. The feudal lords were rich and had the power to protect.   T
Why is the Qin dynasty called the first imperial dynasty of China?
Several states in the Zhou dynasty, which had lasted for many generations, were captured during the Warring States period. Eventually, amongst the self-styled kings of the independent states, one from the strongest state overcame the rest in 221 BC.
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