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What significant protest occurred against the Chinese Communist government in 1989?
the Tiananmen Square protest
What is often considered the highest form of art in China?
Calligraphy written in ink on paper or silk
In what war was China defeated by Great Britain, resulting in their ceding of Hong Kong to Britain?
the Opium War of 1840-1842
What is Feng Shui(Fung-SHWAY)?
the Chinese art of how the natural environment effects people's fortunes(well-being)
What was the most important work of Chinese literature written in the 18th century--considered by some the greatest Chinese novel, and who was its author?
The Dream of The Red Chamber by Cao Xuegin
What was found buried near the mausoleum of the Qin emperor, Lintong Shaanxi, and was believed to have been meant to serve him in the afterlife?
Who was Hokusai Katsushika, and which of his works is now known worldwide?
a Japanese wood block print artist; he painted The Great Wave of Kanagawa
What were Japanese kamikaze pilots?
Japanese pilots during WWII that committed suicide by purposely crashed their planes into enemy targets to defend their country's honor.
What are "geisha?"
women who served as professional or artistic entertainers skilled in art, music, and storytelling
What musical work, by Sonny Okosun, which became a popular statement against apartheid in Africa, was produced in 1978?
Fire in Soweto
Who wrote the original song upon which the film, The Lion King, is based, what was its original title, and when was it recorded?
a Zulu musician named Solomon Linda; originally titled Mbube; recorded in 1939
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