Beijing City Trivia

Identify these things from the city of Beijing.
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Last updated: August 4, 2020
First submittedFebruary 28, 2020
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Former English-language spelling of Beijing.
Peking
Square that was the site of democracy protests, and a bloody massacre, in 1989.
Tiananmen Square
Municipality-city that borders Beijing.
Tianjin
Major event Beijing hosted in 2008
Summer Olympics
Compound where the emperor of China once lived.
Forbidden City
The Badaling is the most visited section of this huge construction in Beijing.
Great Wall of China
Most common Chinese dialect.
Mandarin
Major canal that connects Beijing to Hangzhou
Grand Canal
Famous religious complex in central Beijing and a World Heritage Site since 1998.
Temple of Heaven
Chinese dynasty that established Beijing in 1045 B.C.
Zhou
Chinese dynasty that applied the name "Beijing" to the city in 1403.
Ming
Meaning of Beijing's name.
Northern Capital
When Beijing was known as Khanbaliq, its served as the last capital of
this vast empire 1368
Mongol Empire
Province that almost entirely surrounds Beijing.
Hebei
Nickname for the Beijing National Stadium.
Bird's Nest
City that served as the capital of China before moving to Beijing in 1949.
Nanjing
Building that is used for legislative and ceremonial activities.
Great Hall of the People
Animal eaten as food in the most famous dish from Beijing.
Duck
Political figure who was born in Beijing in 1953.
Xi Jinping
The Beijing Capital International Airport has been the second busiest in the world
by passenger traffic since 2010 just behind this city.
Atlanta
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Level 56
Mar 15, 2020
Great quiz about the city that I lived in for six years. I'd just like to point out that the Temple of Heaven is not a Buddhist temple. Maybe call it a famous imperial temple.