Chinese Literature Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
Chinese Literature Quizzes, Trivia

Chinese Literature Trivia Quizzes

  1. Home
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. Literature Trivia
  6. »
  7. Literature by Region

Fun Trivia
The four great classical novels of Chinese literature are "Water Margin", "Romance of the Three Kingdoms", "Journey to the West" and "The Red Chamber".
29 Chinese Literature quizzes and 300 Chinese Literature trivia questions.
1.
  "Water Margin", the Chinese classic - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Water Margin", or "Outlaws from the Marsh", is a great Chinese classic (Shuihu in Chinese). Test yourself with these questions!
Tough, 10 Qns, tuo720, Jun 12 04
Tough
tuo720
180 plays
2.
  Reading Chinese Classics in Beijing top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 12 18
Average
looney_tunes editor
Feb 12 18
185 plays
3.
  The Three Kingdoms - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, 10 Qns, Jordan99259, Nov 26 14
Average
Jordan99259
492 plays
4.
'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.
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Aug 18 12
Average
patrick8882
136 plays
5.
  Classics of Chinese Literature great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz deals with some of the more well known Classic literature of ancient China
Tough, 10 Qns, meifeng, Feb 24 16
Tough
meifeng
337 plays
6.
"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, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jan 27 18
Tough
patrick8882
Jan 27 18
87 plays
7.
"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.
Difficult, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jan 03 18
Difficult
patrick8882
Jan 03 18
68 plays
8.
"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, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Sep 04 18
Average
patrick8882
Sep 04 18
132 plays
9.
"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, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Apr 30 19
Average
patrick8882
Apr 30 19
105 plays
10.
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, 10 Qns, Majin Bill, Apr 27 21
Tough
Majin Bill
Apr 27 21
465 plays
trivia question Quick Question
In what battle did Ma Su disobey orders and was he punished by death for it?

From Quiz ""The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Part 3"




11.
  "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Part 3 - 15 questions - 4 mins
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, 15 Qns, Tyek1230, Jul 03 13
Average
Tyek1230
380 plays
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, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Sep 07 12
Tough
patrick8882
113 plays
13.
  Greatest Chinese Novels - 10 questions - 5 mins
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!
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 16 12
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
542 plays
14.
  The Heros of the "Water Margin" #2 - 10 questions - 3 mins
The heroes of the "Water Margin" have different talents, professions, experiences, characters and backgrounds. Can you guess who fits the following descriptions?
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jun 19 12
Average
patrick8882
110 plays
15.
  The Heroes of the "Water Margin" - 10 questions - 3 mins
The heroes of the "Water Margin" have different talents, professions, experiences, characters and backgrounds. Can you guess who fits the following descriptions?
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Apr 13 12
Average
patrick8882
119 plays
16.
  "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Part 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, Tyek1230, Aug 17 05
Average
Tyek1230
363 plays
17.
  The Three Kingdoms Novels popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, 10 Qns, Jordan99259, Apr 13 07
Average
Jordan99259
334 plays
18.
Who said the following words? These are all famous quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, May 16 12
Average
patrick8882
112 plays
19.
Who said the following words? These are all famous quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Jun 30 12
Average
patrick8882
111 plays
20.
Who said the following words? These are all famous quotes from "Romance of the Three Kingdoms".
Average, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Sep 30 22
Average
patrick8882
Sep 30 22
138 plays
21.
  Simple Stuff About the Three Kingdoms - 10 questions - 3 mins
An easy quiz on one of my favorite periods in history, the Three Kingdoms.
Average, 10 Qns, azumarikimaru, Dec 22 22
Average
azumarikimaru
Dec 22 22
504 plays
22.
  Ten Couples in " Water Margin" - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Apr 28 12
Average
patrick8882
217 plays
23.
"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, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Nov 26 14
Average
patrick8882
117 plays
24.
  The Beauties in "A Dream of Red Mansions" - 10 questions - 5 mins
"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.
Tough, 10 Qns, patrick8882, Dec 30 17
Tough
patrick8882
Dec 30 17
75 plays
25.
  Three Kingdoms, Part 1 - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is the first of a series of quizzes regarding the Chinese classic, "Three Kingdoms", attributed to Luo Guanzhong.
Tough, 10 Qns, E-Kaffeinated, May 15 10
Tough
E-Kaffeinated
436 plays
26.
  Chinese Poetry - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Nov 26 06
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
423 plays
27.
  Chinese Classical Literature Quiz. - 10 questions - 6 mins
Given the Chinese name of classical works, you should give the most common English translation.
Tough, 10 Qns, gpuyana, May 03 13
Tough
gpuyana
269 plays
28.
  Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 10 Questions - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ebhirim, Nov 16 21
Tough
Ebhirim
Nov 16 21
567 plays
29.
  "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Part 1 - 15 questions - 5 mins
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, 15 Qns, Tyek1230, May 01 21
Difficult
Tyek1230
May 01 21
378 plays
Related Topics
  China [Geography] (40 quizzes)

  Chinese Government [World] (6 quizzes)

  China History [History] (57 quizzes)

  Chinese Astrology [Hobbies] (4 quizzes)

  Chinese Language [World] (28 quizzes)

  Chinese: Famous & Historical [People] (3 quizzes)

  Chinese Emperors [People] (3 quizzes)

  Chinese Foods [Hobbies] (7 quizzes)

  Chinese Mythology [Humanities] (3 quizzes)

This is category 12002
Last Updated Feb 04 2023 5:55 AM
play trivia = Top 5% Rated Quiz, take trivia quiz Top 10% Rated Quiz, test trivia quiz Top 20% Rated Quiz, popular trivia A Well Rated Quiz
new quizzes = added recently, editor pick = Editor's Pick editor = FunTrivia Editor gold = Gold Member

Teachers / educators: FunTrivia welcomes the use of our website and quizzes in the classroom as a teaching aid or for preparing and testing students. See our education section. Our quizzes are printable and may be used as question sheets by k-12 teachers, parents, and home schoolers.

 ·  All questions, answers, and quiz content on this website is copyright FunTrivia, Inc and may not be reproduced without permission. Any images from TV shows and movies are copyright their studios, and are being used under "fair use" for commentary and education.