China - Revision Questions

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Religious persecution was rife in Communist China. In what year did the Dalai Lama flee Tibet for exile in India, where he campaigned for Tibetan independence?
1959
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During the Cultural Revolution, one of the few operas allowed was called 'Taking...'?
Taking Tiger Gorge by Strategy (Only 5 operas, 2 ballets and a symphony were allowed
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During the Cultural Revolution, young people with only six months' medical training were sent to the countryside. What were they known as?
Barefoot doctors
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From 1949 the CCP promoted 'run by the people' schools to increase literacy and schooling. What were these known as in 'Chinese'?
Min-pan
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In what year was the New Marriage Law introduced? It gave women equal rights to own property and to seek divorce; it also banned enforced marriages
1950
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At the end of the Cultural Revolution some 18 million Red Guards were sent to the countryside to calm down. How was this campaign known?
‘Up to the mountains, down to the villages’
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Liu and Deng were accused of taking the capitalist road. What was Liu’s wife forced to wear during a mass rally in April 1967?
A necklace of ping-pong balls
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A key feature of the Sixteen-Point Directive of August 1966 was the attack on the Four Olds. What were these Four Olds?
Old culture, old customs, old ideas and old habits
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Mao established the Cultural Revolution Group in March 1966 to bypass the Politburo. Its main member was his wife, but what was her name?
Jiang Qing
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Following the Great Leap Forward, Mao had ‘retired’ from the front line of politics. Which two men mainly ran Chinese politics during 1962-6?
Liu Shaoqi and Deng Xiaoping
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During the first Five-Year Plan, 1952-6, work units were established to control the workers’ lives. What were these known as?
Danwei
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When the communes failed to increase production, Mao blamed four pests. What were these four pests?
Sparrows, flies, mosquitoes and rats
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APCs were introduced in 1953 & then a move towards full-scale collectivisation launched in 1955. In what year were communes introduced?
1958
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From December 1951 MATs were set up in the countryside; by the end of 1952, 40% of peasants belonged to one. What does MAT stand for?
Mutual Aid Team
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During the ‘land to the tiller’ movement of 1950-2, what % of the land in China was redistributed to what % of the population
43% of the land to 60% of the population
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After China had fought the USA to a stalemate during the Korean War of 1950-3, Mao claimed that the USA was merely a what?
‘Paper tiger’
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What was the name of the Gulag-style labour camps set up in China to hold ‘counter-revolutionaries’: there were 1.3 million prisoners in them by 1955
Laogai
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Which four regions of China were targeted as part of the ‘reunification campaigns’ launched in 1950?
Xinjiang, Tibet, Guangdong and Taiwan
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At first the CCP gave the impression that they would rule democratically. In September 1949 the CPPCC convened. What did this stand for?
Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference
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What was the name of the Chinese Nationalist Party under Chiang Kai-shek, who fled to Taiwan in December 1949?
Kuomintang (Guomindang)
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