Saturday, August 14, 2010


1. What is the literal meaning of “Shanghai?”

On top of the sea

City by the sea

Flower of the sea

At sea

2. T___F___ As of 2005, Shanghai’s port was the smallest in the world.

3. What are the majority of buildings being built today?
office buildings


customer service centers

high-rise apartments

4. What astronomical phenomena was visible from Shanghai in July 2009?

a comet

a total solar eclipse

a total lunar eclipse

a supernova star

5. Shanghai has the world’s most extensive:

train system

bus system

freeway system

bridge system

6. Shanghai is the largest city in:



The world

none of the above

7. What kind of uniquely Shangainese element is the shikumen?





8. How many times has the Shanghai Museum moved since it opened in 1952?



Three times


9. As of 2006, what is the largest Christian church building in East Asia?

St. Ignatius Cathedral

The Orthodox Eastern Church

She San Cathedral

Dongjiadu Cathedral

10. T___ F___ Shanghai is the birthplace of Chinese cinema and theater.

11. For the first half of the 20th century, Shanghai was considered the:

center of trade and finance of China

the center of culture of China

the economic center of China

none of the above

12. Today, Shanghai is often considered the center of China’s:

finance and trade



all of the above

1 comment:

Andrea said...

1. On top of the sea
2. False
3. High-rise apartments
4. A total solar eclipse
5. Bus system
6. China
7. Townhouse
8. Twice
9. She San Catherdral
10. True
11. center of culture and the economic center.
12. Finance and trade