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The four great classical novels of Chinese literature are "Water Margin", "Romance of the Three Kingdoms", "Journey to the West" and "The Red Chamber".   

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trivia quiz  "Journey to the West", a Chinese Magic Novel #3 new 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jan 27 18

"Journey to the West" is based on the historic event of Sanzang going to India to seek Buddhist scriptures in Tang dynasty. Wu Cheng-en adapted it into this novel, involving few historic facts. In the novel, Sanzang endures 81 ordeals during the trip.
Difficult
patrick8882
Jan 27 18
60 plays
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trivia quiz  The Beauties in "A Dream of Red Mansions" #2 new 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jan 03 18

"A Dream of Red Mansions" describes many lovely girls unprecedentedly. Also in chapter 5, Cao Xue-qin devoted ten lyrics to the ten girls among twelve beauties of Jingling. In this quiz, I will give the lyrics and you choose who it is about.
Very Difficult
patrick8882
Jan 03 18
48 plays
3.
trivia quiz  The Beauties in "A Dream of Red Mansions" new 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Dec 30 17

"A Dream of Red Mansions" was, is and always will be the greatest Chinese novel. In Chapter 5, the author, Cao Xueqing, gave each of twelve beauties in Jingling a poem. In this quiz, I will give the poems and you choose who it is about.
Difficult
patrick8882
Dec 30 17
57 plays
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match quiz  Reading Chinese Classics in Beijing cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 12 18

A virtual visit to Beijing seems the perfect opportunity to make acquaintance (or renew old friendships) with these ten classical works of Chinese literature, both fiction and non-fiction.
Average
looney_tunes editor
Feb 12 18
96 plays
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trivia quiz  Classics of Chinese Literature cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, meifeng, Sep 13 07

This quiz deals with some of the more well known Classic literature of ancient China
Tough
meifeng
Sep 13 07
306 plays
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trivia quiz  Romance of the Three Kingdoms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Majin Bill, Aug 24 04

Great book...great quiz? I hope so. It was written by Luo Guanzhong many years ago and it's stood the test of time. Enjoy the quiz.
Tough
Majin Bill
Aug 24 04
444 plays
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trivia quiz  "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Part 3 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Tyek1230, Jun 15 05

Hi, this is the continued quiz of "The Three Kingdoms" history of China. The last quiz covered information all the way up to the burning of Chibi. This quiz is about the period from then up to the end of the Three Kingdoms period. Enjoy!
Average
Tyek1230
Jun 15 05
357 plays
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trivia quiz  'Journey to the West', a Chinese Magic Novel #1 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Aug 18 12

'Journey to the West' is still the greatest Chinese magic novel. It was written by Wu Cheng-en in Ming Dynasty. The book is full of imagination and fantasy. This quiz will introduce you to the first seven chapters.
Tough
patrick8882
Aug 18 12
96 plays
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trivia quiz  The Three Kingdoms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jordan99259, Apr 20 07

A quiz based wholly on the "Three Kingdoms" novels by the author and historian alike Luo Guanzhong, translated in English by Moss Roberts. If you have not read the "Three Kingdoms" books, you're in trouble.
Average
Jordan99259
Apr 20 07
441 plays
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trivia quiz  The Three Kingdoms Novels 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jordan99259, Apr 06 07

A quiz consisting of questions based on "The Three Kingdoms" novels written by Luo Guanzhong and translated by Moss Roberts. Good luck and have fun.
Average
Jordan99259
Apr 06 07
321 plays
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trivia quiz  Greatest Chinese Novels 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Oct 09 02

10 of the greatest novels or novelists in Chinese history, these are ones you'll want to remember and perhaps one day read...don't worry, there are translations! Enjoy!
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Oct 09 02
510 plays
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trivia quiz  "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Part 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tyek1230, May 31 05

Hi, this is a quiz about "The Three Kingdoms" history of China. This quiz covers the basics of the beginning all the way up to the battle at Chibi. I will post a further quiz about the events after Chibi.
Average
Tyek1230
May 31 05
345 plays
13.
trivia quiz  Simple Stuff About the Three Kingdoms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, azumarikimaru, Oct 04 04

An easy quiz on one of my favorite periods in history, the Three Kingdoms.
Average
azumarikimaru
Oct 04 04
480 plays
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trivia quiz  "Fortress Besieged", a Modern Chinese Classic #2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jul 08 12

"Fortress Bisieged" is an all-time best-seller since its publication in China. It was written by Qian Zhongshu, the greatest Chinese scholar. I bet you will find this quiz quite informative and interesting.
Average
patrick8882
Jul 08 12
99 plays
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trivia quiz  Three Kingdoms, Part 1 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, E-Kaffeinated, Apr 12 03

This is the first of a series of quizzes regarding the Chinese classic, "Three Kingdoms", attributed to Luo Guanzhong.
Tough
E-Kaffeinated
Apr 12 03
417 plays
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trivia quiz  The Heros of the "Water Margin" #2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jun 19 12

The heroes of the "Water Margin" have different talents, professions, experiences, characters and backgrounds. Can you guess who fits the following descriptions?
Average
patrick8882
Jun 19 12
102 plays
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trivia quiz  Chinese Classical Literature Quiz. 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, gpuyana, Apr 05 04

Given the Chinese name of classical works, you should give the most common English translation.
Tough
gpuyana
Apr 05 04
252 plays
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trivia quiz  "Journey to the West", a Chinese Magic Novel #2 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Sep 07 12

"Journey to the West" is based on the historic event of Sanzang going to India to seek Buddhist scriptures in Tang dynasty. Wu Cheng-en adapted it into this novel, involving few historic facts. In the novel, Sanzang endures 81 ordeals during the trip.
Tough
patrick8882
Sep 07 12
102 plays
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trivia quiz  Romance of the Three Kingdoms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Ebhirim, Jul 03 04

This a quiz on a book written about 400 years ago but that takes place 1800 years ago. The book was written by Luo Guanzhong. [Warning: if you have not read the book you may not get a perfect on this quiz}.
Tough
Ebhirim
Jul 03 04
549 plays
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trivia quiz  Quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms' #2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, May 16 12

Who said the following words? These are all famous quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
Average
patrick8882
May 16 12
96 plays
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trivia quiz  Quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" #3 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jun 30 12

Who said the following words? These are all famous quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
Average
patrick8882
Jun 30 12
105 plays
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trivia quiz  Ten Couples in " Water Margin" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Apr 28 12

The book "Water Margin" deals with the relationship between men and women. I pick out ten couples, married or unmarried, from the book and let's see what happened to them.
Average
patrick8882
Apr 28 12
192 plays
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trivia quiz  "Fortress Besieged", a Modern Chinese Classic 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Apr 07 12

"Fortress Bisieged" is an all-time best-seller since its publication in China. It was written by Qian Zhongshu, the greatest Chinese scholar. I bet you will find this quiz quite informative and interesting.
Average
patrick8882
Apr 07 12
105 plays
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trivia quiz  "Water Margin", the Chinese classic 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, tuo720, Mar 09 04

"Water Margin", or "Outlaws from the Marsh", is a great Chinese classic (Shuihu in Chinese). Test yourself with these questions!
Tough
tuo720
Mar 09 04
168 plays
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trivia quiz  Some Important Moments in "The Water Margin" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Mar 28 12

"The Water Margin" was, and still is, the greatest Chinese novel about a peasant uprising. It is much better than those books about the same subject written after 1949. This quiz is about some important moments in the book. Try it please!
Average
patrick8882
Mar 28 12
117 plays
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trivia quiz  The Heroes of the "Water Margin" 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Apr 13 12

The heroes of the "Water Margin" have different talents, professions, experiences, characters and backgrounds. Can you guess who fits the following descriptions?
Average
patrick8882
Apr 13 12
108 plays
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trivia quiz  Chinese Poetry 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Aug 02 00

China has the longest and greatest poetic tradition in the world, dating back nearly 3,000 years. The greatest and most revered scholars and even political leaders were expected to exhibit ability in regards to the making of poetry. Enjoy.
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Aug 02 00
393 plays
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trivia quiz  Quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" #1 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Mar 19 12

Who said the following words? These are all famous quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
Average
patrick8882
Mar 19 12
120 plays
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trivia quiz  "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Part 1 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Tyek1230, Apr 10 05

This is a quiz about what year things happened in "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms", one of China's most popular stories and history. All of the answers are in AD, none are BC.
Difficult
Tyek1230
Apr 10 05
360 plays
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