Top 10 China facts Selected as the most interesting among China related questions in China quiz Where are these shoes from?China. Lotus shoes were worn by women in China who had bound feet. The tradition of foot binding to make them appear as small as a lotus bud lasted over a thousand years. It is no longer practiced, but some elderly Chinese women still survive today with disabilities related to their bound feet.Created by: globalquiz.orgwomen facts » Which country in the world captures the most fish?China, with one-fifth of the world's population, accounts for one-third of the world's reported fish production and two-thirds of the worlds reported aquaculture production. Chinese fishing fleet has access to numerous distant fishing grounds through agreements with foreign countries. That includes West African coast and North and South Pacific.Created by: globalquiz.orgfishing facts » Which number is considered unlucky in East Asia?4. Words "four" and "Death" have very similar pronunciation in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese. In East Asia many buildings do not have a 4th floor. Some high-rise residential buildings omit all floor numbers with "4", e.g., 4, 14, 24, 34 and all 40–49 floors. Created by: Sumit TamangSouth Korea facts » Where is karate from?Ryukyu Kingdom. 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgsport of Japan facts » Which European country was a close ally of People's Republic of China in 1960s?Albania was a communist country which decided to stand on the Chinese side during the Soviet-Chinese split. Afterwards, relations between both countries improved greatly. Albanian newspapers were reprinted in Chinese newspapers and read on Chinese radio. Albania led the movement to give the People's Republic of China a seat in the UN, replacing the Republic of China's (Taiwan) seat in 1971.Created by: globalquiz.orgAlbania facts » Which country is the second largest in the world? (by land area)China. Although Canada is second-largest in the world in the total area (after Russia), it drops down to fourth place, after China and the U.S., if water is excluded.Created by: Kasiacountry records facts » What is the population of the Republic of China?23 million. 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgTaiwan facts » Which city has the largest number of buildings taller than 100m?Hong Kong lost its leadership to Dubai if only high-rise skyscrapers above 300m are counted. But in category "over 100m", its position is safe with over 2300 buildings. It is followed by New York City with less than 800.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of China facts » Where is Beijing?At point 1. Beijing is located in northern China. Its name, which means "Northern Capital", was applied to the city in 1403 during the Ming Dynasty to distinguish the city from Nanjing (the "Southern Capital").Created by: globalquiz.orgFar East facts » What is the name of this distinctive sandy desert north to Tibet?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, 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).Created by: globalquiz.orgdeserts facts » Play China quiz and see all the questions.