Beijing City Trivia

Identify these things from the city of Beijing.
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Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: March 27, 2021
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Former English-language spelling of Beijing.
Square that was the site of democracy protests, and a bloody massacre, in 1989.
Tiananmen Square
Municipality-city that borders Beijing.
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.
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.
Chinese dynasty that applied the name "Beijing" to the city in 1403.
Beijing is represented by the characters 北京. What do these characters mean in English?
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.
Nickname for the Beijing National Stadium.
Bird's Nest
City that served as the capital of China before moving to Beijing in 1949.
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.
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.
Level 65
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.