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Trivia Quiz - Mao Zedong: The Father of Modern China

The man who revolutionized his nation and subsequently the world.

Quiz Number: 3434
Date Submitted: July 22, 2010
Quiz Categories: World Leaders, Chinese History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 57.6 percent
Times Taken: 448 times
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Quiz is about: Mao Zedong

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Mao Zedong The Father of Modern China
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1. Mao was born in which province in China in 1893?
  A.   Hunan
  B.   Shandong
  C.   Fujian
  D.   Yunnan

2. In which revolutionary leader's army did Mao serve in 1911?
  A.   Chiang Kai-shek
  B.   Wang Jing-wie
  C.   Sun Yat-sen
  D.   Zhou Enlai

3. In which of the following occupations did Mao not engage in his youth?
  A.   laundry man
  B.   library assistant
  C.   teacher
  D.   carpenter

4. In 1921 Mao was one of the foundation members of the Chinese Communist Party. How many foundation members were there?
  A.   5
  B.   8
  C.   10
  D.   12

5. Mao believed the Chinese revolution would be successful only with the support of which group?
  A.   Proletariat
  B.   Peasantry
  C.   Bourgeoisie
  D.   Ruling Class

6. Mao took his followers on which legendary journey from October 1934 to October 1935?
  A.   The Great Trek
  B.   The Long March
  C.   The Great Leap Forward
  D.   The Cultural March

7. Mao's Red Army defeated the Japanese occupation force and which Chinese army to gain control of his nation?
  A.   Chinese National Guard
  B.   The Emperor's Army
  C.   Guomindang
  D.   The Proletarian Army

8. It has been estimated 30 million Chinese died from 1958-61 in which of Mao's social experiments?
  A.   The Great Leap Forward
  B.   The Social Reckoning
  C.   The Great Purge
  D.   The New China

9. In 1965, which of Mao's programs attacked the bureaucracy and the privileged?
  A.   The Great Purge
  B.   The Cultural Revolution
  C.   Year Zero
  D.   The Red Revolution

10. Mao wrote many of his philosophies in which document?
  A.   Culturally Pure China
  B.   Thoughts for a Progressive China
  C.   The Thoughts of Chairman Mao
  D.   The Little Red Book®   

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