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Qilin: Quiz


Question 1: In the Ming dynasty of ________ (1368–1644) the Qilin is represented as an oxen-hooved animal with a dragon-like head surmounted by a pair of horns and flame-like head ornaments.
Time in ChinaProvince (China)ChinaReligion in China

Question 2: Shaanxi Kylins of the ________
Chinese Basketball AssociationInternational Basketball FederationFIBA Asia Champions CupIranian Basketball Super League

Question 3: The Qilin of China's subsequent ________ dominated Qing dynasty (1644–1911) is a much more fanciful animal.
ManchukuoYuan DynastyNortheast ChinaManchuria

Question 4: 麒麟 in ________) in Japanese, which has also come to be used in the modern Japanese word for a giraffe.
Radical 51KanjiRadical 102Radical 213

Question 5: The earliest references to the Qilin are in the ________ book Zuo Zhuan.
7th century BC5th century BC6th century BC4th century BC

Question 6: There are variations in the appearance of the qilin, even in historical ________, owing to cultural differences between dynasties and regions.
ChinaReligion in ChinaProvince (China)Time in China

Question 7: The Qilin became a stylised representation of the ________ in Ming dynasty.
HippopotamusGiraffeSteenbokGreater Kudu

Question 8: However, the Chinese character and both carry Chinese radical 鹿, suggesting that it was originally a type of deer, or perhaps an ________.
CattleAntelopeGreater KuduEven-toed ungulate

Question 9: Therefore, in the hierarchy of dances performed by the Chinese (Lion Dance, ________, etc.), the Qilin ranks highly; second only to the Dragon and Phoenix who are the highest.
Dragon danceHan ChineseChinese New YearChinese dragon

Question 10: In ________, the Qilin is called Kirin (i.e.
CambodiaUnited KingdomJapanCanada

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