China - Cultural Revolution

Question 1 of 14

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In what year did the Cultural Revolution begin?

Select one of the following:

  • 1956

  • 1966

  • 1965

  • 1955

Question 2 of 14

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What position did Mao hold at the Start of the Cultural Revolution?

Select one of the following:

  • President of the People's Republic of China (PRC)

  • General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)

  • Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)

  • Premier of the People's Republic of China (PRC)

Question 3 of 14

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According to Mao Zedong what was the Cultural Revolution supposed to cleanse the state, party and society of?

Select one of the following:

  • Intellectuals and capitalism

  • Foreign influence

  • Landlords and rich peasants

  • Bourgeois and reactionaries

Question 4 of 14

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What did Mao consider the economic reforms of the early 1960s to be?

Select one of the following:

  • A great undertaking

  • An abandonment of socialist economic principles

  • A re-reinstatement of socialist economic principles

  • The solution to China's Great Famine

Question 5 of 14

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What did the Student groups become known as?

Select one of the following:

  • Mao's Guards

  • Red Guards

  • Red Revolutionaries

  • Mao's Revolutionaires

Question 6 of 14

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In January 1965 the Politburo set up a group to review anti-socialist attitudes in fields like history, philosophy, literature, law and dramatics, what was it called?

Select one of the following:

  • Group of Five

  • Red Guards

  • Cultural Revolution Group

  • Five Red Guards

Question 7 of 14

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Who was President of the People's Republic of China (PRC) when the Cultural Revolution begun?

Select one of the following:

  • Mao Zedong

  • Zhou Enlai

  • Liu Shaoqi

  • Peng Dehuai

Question 8 of 14

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Who wrote and essay attacking the play 'Hai Rui Dismissed from Office', condemning it as political slander stating that 'Hai Rui Dismissed is not a fragrant flower but a poisonous weed'?

Select one of the following:

  • Yao Wenyuan

  • Zhou Enlai

  • Mao Zedong

  • Peng Zhen

Question 9 of 14

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The Group of Five acknowledged the existence of bourgeois or reactionary sentiments in culture, through what document?

Select one of the following:

  • 1966 Manifesto

  • February Manifesto

  • 1966 Outline

  • February Outline

Question 10 of 14

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What was the Group of Five replaced with?

Select one of the following:

  • Gang of Four

  • Cultural Revolution Group

  • Red Guards

  • Cultural Revolution Guards

Question 11 of 14

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What did Mao do on the 16th of July 1966 to end his period of public seclusion?

Select one of the following:

  • Held a rally in Tienanmen Square

  • Climbed Tianmen Mountain

  • Swam in the Yangtze River

  • Visited a Hosptial

Question 12 of 14

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Where were the first group of Red Guards established?

Select one of the following:

  • Tsinghua University

  • Beijing University

  • Shanghai University

  • Yenan University

Question 13 of 14

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On August 5th 1966 Mao famously told the students to?

Select one of the following:

  • Bombard the Headquarters!

  • Support the Party!

  • Wash the Headquarters Clean!

  • Rush the Headquarters!

Question 14 of 14

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What were the 'Four Olds' that the Red Guards were told to attack?

Select one of the following:

  • Old People, Old Buildings, Old Books and Old Language

  • Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits and Old Ideas

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China - Cultural Revolution

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Multiple Choice Quiz on the start of the Cultural Revolution

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