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Chinese Dynasties Quiz and Answers


  1. Which Chinese dynasty lasted from 1368 to 1644?
  2. Which dynasty would be the very last imperial dynasty to ever exist in China and lasted from 1644 to 1911?
  3. What is the name for the historical and geographic region in Northeast Asia encompassing present-day Northeast China and parts of the Russian Far East?

  4. Name the longest ruling dynasty in the history of China? It lasted from the 11th to the 3rd century BC.
  5. Under what dynasty was paper invented in AD 105?
  6. By what name do we better know Emperor Shizu of Yuann, founder of the Yuan dynasty in 1271?
  7. Which dynasty is the first for which substantial archaeological evidence exists?
  8. Which imperial dynasty of China began in 960 and lasted until 1279?
  9. Which imperial dynasty of China ruled from 618 to 907 AD?
  10. What was the first dynasty to unite China?


  1. The Ming Dynasty
  2. The Qing Dynasty
  3. Manchuria
  4. Zhou Dynasty
  5. Han Dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE)
  6. Kublai Khan (Yuan dynasty lasted from 1271 to 1368))
  7. Shang Dynasty
  8. Song Dynasty
  9. Tang Dynasty
  10. Qin Dynasty (221–206 BCE)