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POL SC 2 - CH 15 - China
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On June 4, 1989, Chinese soldiers brutally slaughtered an unknown number of pro-democracy demonstrators in _________.
What is China's official religion?
In which of the following does China not lead the world?
Largest federal system of government
How successfully do you think China's "one child" policy could be applied to the United States?
Very unsuccessfully, since Americans would widely resist any attempt by the government to determine individual reproductive decisions
China's so-called _______ of about 250 million people is the biggest human migration in history.
There are about ______ primary Communist party organizations, usually called branches, throughout Chinese society.
What does it mean to describe the Chinese system as "Market-Leninism"?
The system combines increased economic openness with continuing political rigidity.
What term is used by the Chinese government to refer to the country's current economic system?
In what sense did Jiang Zemin, Hu Jianto, and Xi Jinping represent a new kind of leader for China?
They supported economic growth rather than the ideological purity that had characterized their predecessors.
How has the composition of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) changed since coming to power in 1949?
The percentage of farmers and workers in the CCP is much lower now than it was in 1949.
What highly polluting substance has primarily fueled China's industrial expansion?
Which part of Xi Jinping's "tiger and flies" does the case of Zhou Yongkang reflect?
The tiger, because Zhou was a powerful party leader who received a harsh sentence
How does China's trade dependency from 2005 to 2015 compare with that of other major economies?
China is much more economically dependent on trade than the United States or Japan, but is less or comparably dependent with other major economies.
______ is probably the most widely shared value in China today.
What accounts for the disproportionate influence of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) that are now vastly outnumbered by private businesses in China?
SOEs still dominate critical sectors of the economy.
What was a key difference between Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping?
Mao was an idealist who saw the future in utopian terms, while Deng was a pragmatist who cared more about actions than ideals.
As of January 1, 2017, a new law imposes much tighter restrictions on which organizations in China?
Spiritual organizations like the Falun Gong
Foreign NGOs that operate in China, like Greenpeace
If the United States had an equivalent to the Chinese Communist Party's Organization Department, whose appointments would it oversee?
Members of the U.S. cabinet, Supreme Court, state governors, big city mayors, the heads of all big universities and the 50 largest corporations, the editors of chief newspapers and heads of major TV stations, and leaders of prestigious think tanks.
Why was Mao known as Chairman Mao?
Mao was Chairman of the Chinese Politburo's Standing Committee.
What is Zhongnanhai?
The walled compound in Beijing where members of the Politburo and Standing Committee work and often live
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