China Quiz for Kids

Did you know that China is the most populated country in the world with a population of about 1.4 billion? Almost one in five people on our earth live in China!


  1. In which large continent is China?
  2. Beijing is the capital city of China but is not China's most populated city - which city is China's most populated?
  3. China is the third largest country by land area in the world - can you name the two countries that are larger?
  4. A famous palace complex in Beijing which contains about 9,000 rooms is called the 'Forbidden' what?
  5. Can you name the famous barrier built to defend parts of ancient China? It's in the image below.
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    Question 5 - Can you name this famous Chinese tourist attraction?
  7. What is the most spoken language in China?
  8. What name is given to the 5000 sculptures of life-size soldiers older than 2,000 years in the city of Xian?
  9. Which mountain range marks the border between China and Nepal?
  10. Which large sporting event did China host in 2008?
  11. What is the background colour of China's flag? And what are there five gold images of in the flag's corner?
  12. In China, every year is represented by one of twelve what?
  13. Can you name the bamboo eating national animal of china?
  14. Which former densely populated British territory was returned to China in 1997?
  15. Flowing through China is the fourth longest river in the world, can you name it?
  16. In 2003 Yang Liwei became the first Chinese man to go where?
  17. Which historical game developed in China is commonly played by four players with a set of 144 tiles?
  18. What name was given in ancient China to a period of time ruled by the same family? Examples are Ming and Qing.
  19. Which mythological animal is the national symbol of China?
  20. The Dalai Lama is a title given by the people of which region for their spiritual leader?
  21. Can you name any of the four greatest inventions that are associated with China?


  1. Asia
  2. Shanghai
  3. Russia and Canada
  4. The Forbidden City
  5. Great Wall of China
  6. Mandarin
  7. Terracotta Army or Terracotta Warriors
  8. The Himalayas
  9. Summer Olympic Games (which were hosted in Beijing, China's capital city)
  10. Red. And five gold stars.
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    Answer 10 - The Chinese flag. The colour red in the flag symbolizes revolution, the big star symbolizes communism, and all the little stars represent the Chinese population.
  12. Animals (the 12 animals are: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig)
  13. Giant panda (or just panda)
  14. Hong Kong
  15. Yangtze River
  16. Into space
  17. Mahjong
  18. Dynasties
  19. The dragon
  20. Tibet
  21. Paper-making, the compass, gunpowder, and printing