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Chinese History 101 Quiz #11

Test your knowledge of Chinese history since 1976 AD. All answers can be found in my Chinese History 101 blog.
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1. How did Deng Xiaoping judge Mao Zedong?
National hero and founding father of Communist China
Brutal dictator responsible for millions of deaths in China
3 parts good, 7 parts bad
7 parts good, 3 parts bad
2. What does "black gold" refer to in Taiwan?
Taiwan reliance on Chinese import of rare earth minerals
Taiwan's huge trade imbalance with China
Taiwanese politicians taking bribes
Taiwan businesses colluding with Communist China for financial gains
3. Which of the followings is NOT one of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in China?
Xiamen
Qingdao
Shantou
Shenzhen
4. When was martial law lifted in Taiwan?
1988
1987
1990
1989
5. Who made an emotional plea to the students to end the hunger strike at Tiananmen Square in 1989, just days before the government crackdown?
Premier Li Peng
President Jiang Zemin
Paramount Leader Deng Xiaoping
General Secretary Zhao Ziyang
6. What was the significance of Deng Xiaoping's tour of southern China in 1992?
He expressed his regret in ordering the Tiananmen Square Massacre during the tour
He made important speeches ensuring the Reform and Opening-up program continued in China
He laid out the policy of "One Country Two Systems" for the return of Hong Kong
He died during the tour
7. When was Macau returned to China?
2000
1997
1999
1998
8. Which faction was President Hu Jintao from?
Shanghai Clique
Youth League Faction
Princelings
Conservatives
9. What is the "50 Cent Party"?
Chinese online commentators spreading Communist propaganda on social media
Millions of unemployed people laid off from the inefficient state-owned enterprises in China
Over a million of Hong Kongers protesting against the extradition bill in 2019
Over a million of ethnic Uyghurs locked up in Xinjiang re-education camp
10. What is the "One Belt One Road Initiative"?
Construction of the high-speed railway network in China
China's effort to assert its influence in many Afro-Eurasian countries by investing in infrastructure projects
Construction of the 55km long Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge
Construction of the South-North Water Transfer Project to bring fresh water from the South to the draught-stricken North
3 Comments
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Level 62
Sep 20, 2021
Good to learn about things I know nothing about (through complete guesses!)
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Level 74
Sep 20, 2021
Wonderful and challenging. Nominated! Enough of easy quizzes ruling the coop! :D
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Level 48
Apr 26, 2022
Only one answer correct by luck 😳