China - Cultural Revolution

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Multiple Choice Quiz on the start of the Cultural Revolution

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Question 1

Question
In what year did the Cultural Revolution begin?
Answer
  • 1956
  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1955

Question 2

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

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According to Mao Zedong what was the Cultural Revolution supposed to cleanse the state, party and society of?
Answer
  • Intellectuals and capitalism
  • Foreign influence
  • Landlords and rich peasants
  • Bourgeois and reactionaries

Question 4

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

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What did the Student groups become known as?
Answer
  • Mao's Guards
  • Red Guards
  • Red Revolutionaries
  • Mao's Revolutionaires

Question 6

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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?
Answer
  • Group of Five
  • Red Guards
  • Cultural Revolution Group
  • Five Red Guards

Question 7

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Who was President of the People's Republic of China (PRC) when the Cultural Revolution begun?
Answer
  • Mao Zedong
  • Zhou Enlai
  • Liu Shaoqi
  • Peng Dehuai

Question 8

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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'?
Answer
  • Yao Wenyuan
  • Zhou Enlai
  • Mao Zedong
  • Peng Zhen

Question 9

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The Group of Five acknowledged the existence of bourgeois or reactionary sentiments in culture, through what document?
Answer
  • 1966 Manifesto
  • February Manifesto
  • 1966 Outline
  • February Outline

Question 10

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What was the Group of Five replaced with?
Answer
  • Gang of Four
  • Cultural Revolution Group
  • Red Guards
  • Cultural Revolution Guards

Question 11

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What did Mao do on the 16th of July 1966 to end his period of public seclusion?
Answer
  • Held a rally in Tienanmen Square
  • Climbed Tianmen Mountain
  • Swam in the Yangtze River
  • Visited a Hosptial

Question 12

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Where were the first group of Red Guards established?
Answer
  • Tsinghua University
  • Beijing University
  • Shanghai University
  • Yenan University

Question 13

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On August 5th 1966 Mao famously told the students to?
Answer
  • Bombard the Headquarters!
  • Support the Party!
  • Wash the Headquarters Clean!
  • Rush the Headquarters!

Question 14

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What were the 'Four Olds' that the Red Guards were told to attack?
Answer
  • Old People, Old Buildings, Old Books and Old Language
  • Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits and Old Ideas
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