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1. Which of the following best describes the childhood of Mao Zedong?
a. He was an orphan who barely survived on the streets of Beijing
b. He grew up on a farm and attended the local school
c. He grew up in a wealthy family and his father was a general in the Chinese Army
d. He was the heir to the throne of China and grew up in the royal court
e. He worked in a Chinese factory from the time he was five years old
2. Who did Mao Zedong fight against when he joined the Revolution Army in 1911?
a. Ming Dynasty
c. Qing Dynasty
3. What political party did Mao Zedong join in 1921?
a. Democratic Party
b. Labor Party
c. Republican Party
d. Tory Party
e. Communist Party
4. Who was the leader of the Nationalist Party?
a. Chiang Kai-shek
b. Mao Zedong
c. Deng Xiaoping
d. Xi Jinping
e. Sun Yat-sen
5. What was another name for the Nationalist Party?
6. What was the Long March?
a. The victory parade held by the Communists when they won the civil war
b. A race held each year in central China
c. A symbolic name given to the fight for the freedom of the peasants
d. The retreat of the Communists after they were attacked by the Nationalists
e. A walkabout that Mao went on when he was a teenager
7. What was the name of the country that Mao Zedong founded in 1949?
a. North Korea
b. Nationalist China
c. People's Republic of China
d. Soviet Union
8. What did Mao Zedong name his plan to industrialize China?
a. Cultural Revolution
b. The New Deal
c. Industrial Revolution
d. The Giant Step
e. Great Leap Forward
9. How did Mao Zedong die?
a. He was assassinated by poison
b. He died from Parkinson's disease at the age of 82
c. He was killed in battle
d. He fell from his horse
e. He drowned in the river when his boat sunk
10. What is the name of the book of Mao Zedong's sayings?
a. Little Red Book
b. Long Walk to Freedom
c. My Struggle
d. The Green Book
e. Chinese Proverbs
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