Ancient China Multiple Choice

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1. What was the largest Han Chinese dynasty?
Tang
Qing
Ming
Han
Although Qing and Yuan were larger, they weren't ruled by ethnically Han people.
2. When was the Great Wall first constructed?
Qin
Yuan
Zhou
Jin
3. How short was the shortest-lived dynasty?
10 years
4 years
7 years
14 years
The Xin dynasty survived just 14 years before it was replaced by the East Han dynasty.
4. What was the longest-lived dynasty?
Tang
Song
Shang
Zhou
The Zhou dynasty lived for 790 years.
5. Which of the following is not one of the Four Great Inventions?
Gunpowder
Compass
Printing
Wheel
The other invention was papermaking.
6. Who was the 6th emperor of the Qing dynasty? (Doesn't include Later Jin)
Yongzheng
Qianlong
Kangxi
Jiaqing
7. Which of the following empires were not part of the Three Kingdoms?
Sun Wu
Shu Han
Cao Wei
Later Zhou
8. Which of the following was the only woman to have ever officially ruled China?
Wu Zetian
Hua Mulan
Ma Xiaoying
Yehe Nara Xingzhen
9. What was Emperor Hung-Wu's name?
Li Shimin
Zhu Yuanzhang
Aisin Gioro Nurhaci
Guo Zixing
10. What was the first historically confirmed Chinese dynasty?
Shang
Xia
Zhou
Sui
Though Xia was believed to be the first dynasty, there is no historical records that can confirm this.
11. Who was the youngest emperor?
Aisin Gioro Puyi
Zhao Kuangyi
Ying Huhai
Aisin Gioro Zaitian
Puyi succeeded the throne at just 2 years and 10 months old.
12. During which dynasty was the Forbidden City built?
Song
Ming
Qing
Yuan
13. Which of the following is not one of the 8 ancient capitals of China
Hangzhou
Xiamen
Kaifeng
Nanjing
14. When did the Qing dynasty end?
1783
1912
1644
1937
15. Who was the author of the Records of the Grand Historian, or more well known as Shiji in Mandarin?
Sima Qian
Wang Anshi
Laozi
Confucius
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Level 51
Apr 20, 2021
Great! I'll be using this to study for my history test
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Level 71
Apr 20, 2021
It probably will not be enough