The Fall of China's Qing Dynasty


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1. When did the Qing dynasty rule?

2. In what year did the Yellow River flood killing nearly a million people?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Throughout most of Chinese history, the nation was ruled by a series of dynasties that held political power and influenced Chinese culture. The Qing dynasty was the last of these dynasties. The questions in this assessment will test you on the Qing dynasty and how it fell from power. Some things you'll be assessed on include the timeline of the Qing dynasty's rule and some of the more significant events that occurred during that period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The first Opium War
  • The timeline of the Qing dynasty's rule
  • The Yellow River flood
  • Key figures in the fall of the Qing dynasty
  • The Revolution of 1911

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - ensure that you accurately recall the Qing Dynasty's rule and timeline, and the circumstances surrounding its fall from power
  • Reading comprehension - after having read through the attached lesson, make sure you've understood the most important events that occurred during the Qing dynasty's rule, including the events and individuals that led to its downfall
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of the Qing dynasty to answer questions on relevant years in the Qing dynasty rule, important events, and how and when it was eventually deposed

Additional Learning

To learn more about the end of the Qing dynasty, review the corresponding lesson called The Fall of China's Qing Dynasty. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of the Qing dynasty
  • Later wars under the Qing dynasty
  • Events contributing to social change
  • Eventual revolution