Where in the World ?! China, Mongolia, & Taiwan . th th Feb 8 -12 1) China has some of the worlds record breaking physical features. What are they? 2) a- What is the world’s tallest mountain range? b- What is the world’s tallest mountain? 3) In which country is the Gobi desert? What makes it a world record holder? 4) a- When translated in English, what does “Huang” mean? b- How does the Gobi desert affect the Huang River? 5) a- What are two other rivers in China? b- Which is the longest? c- Translated, what does it mean? 6) Define: a- Monsoon b- Typhoon 7) Define: a- emperor b- dynasty 8) The Chinese began building the Great Wall in around what year? 9) What was the first emperor of the Qin dynasty buried with after he died? 10) a- Define: Khan b-Genghis Khan invaded China from which modern country? c- What did the Ming dynasty do after several battles with the Mongols? 11) Which European is one of the few who visited China before the 1500”s. 12) Which European countries controlled ports in China until the mid-1900s? 13) When was the last emperor of China forced to give up power? 14) The first Republic of China was established by Sun Yat-sen. After he died the Republic was divided between the Nationalists and the Communists. A- who was the leader of the Nationalists? B- who was the leader of the Communists? 15) How did China’s economy change under Mao’s rule? 16) What was Mao’s Cultural Movement? 17) Tibet, a territory of China, is sometimes called what? 18)What problems does the Chinese government have with Tibet? 19) a- 92% of the people of China consider themselves members of what culture? b- How many Chinese dialects are there? c- which is the official language of China? 20) a- what is Taoism (also known as Daoism)? b- Who was Confucius? c- What is Buddhism?