Statistics for Embarrassing Chapters in Chinese History

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Hint Answer % Correct
For over 150 years, this part of China is controlled by the United KingdomHong Kong
98%
Democracy protestors are slaughtered in this square in BeijingTiananmen Square
92%
Western powers force China to accept shipments of this addictive drugOpium
89%
Economic policies like the above, which kill tens of millions of people,
are collectively known as this
Great Leap
{Forward}
88%
Christian monks from the Byzantine Empire steal the secret for
making this luxurious fabric
Silk
81%
Due to extreme pollution, factories are forced to close before this 2008 eventSummer Olympics
79%
This pandemic is unleashed after someone in China eats a bat (or maybe a pangolin),
which the Chinese government then attempts to cover up
Covid-19
79%
For almost 1000 years, as many as half of all women are forced to endure
this crippling body modification
{Foot} Binding
75%
Despite having the world's largest population, China has only qualified for this event
one time, when they went 0-3 with 9 goals allowed and none scored
FIFA World Cup
72%
The Chinese River dolphin, native to this river, is driven to extinction
in the late 20th century
Yangtze River
71%
Mao starts this "Revolution", in which young people are encouraged to brutalize
and humiliate class enemies such as teachers
{Cultural} Revolution
70%
This Mongol warlord conquers China{Kublai} Khan
70%
This country establishes the puppet state of Manchukuo in northern ChinaJapan
68%
During the Ming dynasty, the government employs 100,000 of these type of people,
considered trustworthy because they could bear no children
Eunuchs
60%
Mao encourges everyday people to make this industrial material in backyard furnacesSteel
58%
Tens of millions die in the Taiping Rebellion after a man named Hong Xiuquan
proclaims himself to be the brother of this religious figure
Jesus Christ
49%
In 2013, a zoo in the city of Louhe defrauds patrons by displaying a dog that
they claim is this type of animal
Lion
35%
Foxconn factories in this industrial city install nets to reduce the suicide rate of workersShenzhen
29%
A terrible famine is made worse thanks to Mao's campaign to kill this type of birdSparrow
29%
Manchus conquer China and force the men to adopt this hairstyleQueue
19%

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