10 most difficult China riddlesChina quiz
Where is karate from?
Karate developed from the indigenous martial arts of Ryukyu Islands (today Japanese) under the influence of Chinese martial arts. The Ryukyu Kingdom was an independent kingdom from the 15th to 19th century, and despite its small size, the kingdom played a central role in the maritime trade networks of medieval East Asia. Until the 19th century, it has had much more in common with China, than with Japan.
How are those colorful rock formations called?
Hang Son Doong
Zhangye Danxia formations are the part of the Zhangye National Geopark located in Northwest China. The landscape is the result of deposits of sandstone and other minerals that sculpted extraordinary shapes, including towers, pillars, and ravines, with varying colours, patterns, and sizes. It was inscribed onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010.
What is the population of the Republic of China?
Officially, the government of Republic of China, known as Taiwan, has claimed sovereignty over all of China. From 1949 to the 1970s, the primary mission of the military was to "retake the mainland", but it has shifted to defense now.
What is the name of this distinctive sandy desert north of Tibet?
The Taklamakan is the world's second largest shifting sand desert with about 85% made up of shifting sand dunes. Because it lies in the rain shadow of the Himalayas, the Taklamakan is a paradigmatic cold desert climate. During the 2008 Chinese winter storms episode, the Taklamakan was reported to be covered for the first time in its entirety with a thin layer of snow reaching 4 centimeters (1.6 in).
What does the Chinese "feng shui" literally mean?
Feng shui or fengshui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. The feng shui practice discusses architecture in metaphoric terms of "invisible forces" that bind the universe, earth, and humanity together, known as qi. Wind symbolized "invisible", water (which you can't grasp) - "elusive".
Where is the largest casino in the world located?
in Las Vegas
Macau is a former Portuguese colony, and now an autonomous territory of China. With its world's largest gaming revenue since 2006, it is known as the pre-eminent gambling capital of the world. The Venetian Macao is the home of the largest casino in the world, and the whole resort is the largest single structure hotel building in Asia.