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Question 1: It is not exclusive to ________, but followed by many other Asian cultures.
Religion in ChinaChinaTime in ChinaProvince (China)

Question 2: This system continued until the ________, which counted years as Years of the Republic, beginning in 1912.
VietnamRepublic of ChinaPeople's Republic of ChinaPhilippines

Question 3: From about 1921 until 1928 warlords continued to fight over northern China, but the ________ or Nationalist government controlled southern China and used the Gregorian calendar.
KuomintangChiang Kai-shekFirst Taiwan Strait CrisisChiang Ching-kuo

Question 4: Every second or third year has an intercalary month (simplified Chinese: 闰月traditional Chinese: 閏月________: rùnyuè), which may come after any regular month.
ISO/IEC 646PinyinISO/IEC 8859-8ISO/IEC 8859-3

Question 5: This system is still used for official purposes in ________.
Taiwanese aboriginesTaiwanPhilippinesTaiwanese people

Question 6: However, in the early 20th century, some Chinese ________ began to advocate widespread use of continuously numbered years, so that year markings would be independent of the Emperor's regnal name.

Question 7: The ________ for recording days was already in use.
Regnal yearGregorian calendarJapanese era nameSexagenary cycle

Question 8: However, the 24 solar terms (including the solstices and ________) are more predictable on the Gregorian calendar than the lunisolar calendar since they are based on the solar cycle.
EquinoxWeek-day namesDayYear

Question 9: The main differences between the Bulgar and the Chinese calendar are the different calculating system, the tiger has been replaced with a ________, and the dragon and monkey—with an unknown animal.
Gray WolfCoyoteCougarRaccoon

Question 10: As mentioned above, the intercalary month refers to additional months added to the calendar in some years to correct for its deviation from the ________, a function similar to that of the extra day in February in leap years.
TimeIslamic calendarYearGeologic time scale


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