10 most difficult China riddles A list of ten (out of 28) China related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly China quiz 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.very hard 24% JapanJapan45%ChinaChina20%Ryukyu KingdomRyukyu Kingdom24%TaiwanTaiwan8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2755 answers in 4 languages »sport of Japan riddles » Where is Shaolin Monastery?At point 4. Shaolin Monastery is located in Henan, China's third most populous province and a birthplace of Chinese civilization.very hard 25% at point 1at point 118%at point 2at point 234%at point 3at point 321%at point 4at point 425%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2906 answers in 2 languages »tourism riddles » Where is Lhasa?At point 4. Located at the bottom of a small basin surrounded by the Himalaya Mountains, Lhasa has an elevation of about 3,600 m (11,800 ft). The air only contains 68% of the oxygen compared to sea level.very hard 27% at point 1at point 113%at point 2at point 228%at point 3at point 331%at point 4at point 427%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3969 answers in 2 languages »geography of China riddles » 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.very hard 30% 23 million23 million30%230 million230 million13%500 million500 million15%700 million700 million40%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7797 answers in 2 languages »Taiwan riddles » 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).very hard 32% KarakumKarakum15%Tian ShanTian Shan10%TaklamakanTaklamakan32%GobiGobi41%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8921 answers in 2 languages »deserts riddles » Where is Hong Kong?At point 2. Hong Kong is situated in the Pearl River Delta.very hard 33% at point 1at point 121%at point 2at point 233%at point 3at point 326%at point 4at point 419%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9208 answers in 2 languages »maps riddles » 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").very hard 35% at point 1at point 135%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 326%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10268 answers in 2 languages »Far East riddles » In which country was that photo taken?China. The Potala Palace in Lhasa, was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Today, the Potala Palace is a museum.very hard 35% ChinaChina35%NepalNepal30%BhutanBhutan25%IndiaIndia8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4679 answers in 2 languages »Himalayas riddles » Which country has the longest combined land border?China's combined land border measures 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China borders 14 nations, more than any other country except Russia, which also borders 14.very hard 35% RussiaRussia49%United StatesUnited States8%BrazilBrazil6%ChinaChina35%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7176 answers in 2 languages »country records riddles » 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.very hard 37% AustraliaAustralia11%CanadaCanada36%ChinaChina37%United StatesUnited States14%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 10858 answers in 2 languages »countries riddles » Play China quiz and see all the questions.