China is the third largest country in the world and the most populated country on Earth. Examine its people, government and role as a world power.
Since 1949 China has been ruled by which party?
The Communist Party
The Conservative Party
Which one of the following statements best describes the idea of communism?
A system of running a country where there are rich and poor
A system of running a country where most people do not have to work
A system of running a country where the wealth is shared more equally
Who are the most important people within the Communist Party of China (CPC)?
Representatives in the National People’s Congress (NPC)
Which of the following are there elections for in China?
The Chinese President
Town and village representatives
Which one of the following best describes ‘mass incidents’ in China?
Public events such as concerts or sports competitions
Emergencies such as earthquakes or floods
Public or street protests
Which of the following describes people who are dissidents?
Dissidents are people who oppose the CPC government
Dissidents are people who support the CPC government
Dissidents are people who have no interest in politics
In what way does Hong Kong differ from the rest of China?
People speak a different language from people in the rest of China
There is greater democracy than the rest of China
There is no crime
Why has Amnesty international criticised China?
No one in China can take part in elections
There is a shortage of healthcare and education
Human rights are frequently abused
Which one of the following statements is true?
China executes more people than the rest of the world put together
The death penalty is not used very often
Few crimes carry the death penalty
Since what year has Tibet been illegally occupied by China?