China Weekly News Quiz: Oct. 31-Nov. 7, 2021

Do you know what happened in China last week? Take our weekly news quiz to test your knowledge and get up to speed on the latest developments in case you missed something.

Scientists Gu Songfen and Wang Dazhong were awarded the State Preeminent Science and Technology Award, China’s top science honor, on November 3. Which of these best describe their respective areas of specialization?

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The 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE) kicked off on November 5 amid stringent COVID-19 containment measures, including quarantine and testing requirements for participants. How long is the quarantine for those from abroad?

2 / 7


The world’s largest trade deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, will take effect on January 1 next year, China’s Commerce Ministry announced on November 3. Which country is not a part of this deal?

3 / 7


China embarked on its 38th Antarctic scientific expedition on November 5 with 154 researchers aboard the polar icebreaker Xuelong. What does Xuelong mean?

4 / 7


China’s Ren Ziwei won the gold medal in men’s 1,000m race at the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup on October 31. Which country won the silver medal?

5 / 7


November 7 marked the beginning of Lidong, a solar term on the traditional Chinese calendar, signifying the start of winter. How many solar terms are there in total?

6 / 7


On November 5, China launched a satellite, code-named “SDGSAT-1,” to provide data support for the entire international community. Which of these best describes the area in which it will provide support?

7 / 7


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