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Chinese guardian lions: Quiz


Question 1:
Chinese guardian lions, Cerberus and Anubis are all:
Buddhist mythology Chinese mythology Chinese culture Mythological dogs

Question 2: In ________, the guardian lion is known as a Snow Lion and similar to Japanese shishi.
Arunachal PradeshTaiwanTibetHong Kong

Question 3: Interestingly, there has never been evidence of lions being indigenous to China; however ________ were once quite common in neighboring India.
TigerAsiatic LionAsiatic CheetahBengal tiger

Question 4: The male lion has his right paw on a ball, which represents the "________" The female is essentially identical, but has a single cub under her left paw, representing the cycle of life.
ItalyFlower of LifeEgyptMorocco

Question 5: Other styles have both lions with a single large ________ in each of their partially opened mouths.

Question 6: In Myanmar they are called Chinthe and gave their name to the World War II ________ soldiers.
Burma Campaign 1944Burma CampaignChinditsBurma Campaign 1944-1945

Question 7: The Buddhist version of the Lion was originally introduced to Han China as the protector of ________ and these lions have been found in religious art as early as 208 BC.

Question 8: Female guardian lion with her cub at the Summer Palace, ________- late Qing Dynasty, but in the Ming style

Question 9: Standing lion at the ________ Sacred Walk
Ming Xiaoling MausoleumBeijingMing Dynasty TombsForbidden City

Question 10:
Chinese guardian lions, Lakshmi and Saraswati are all:
Chinese mythology Buddhist mythology Chinese culture Mythological dogs


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