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What is the official language of China?
Mandrin
What is the origin of the Chinese writing system?
Pictographic
The earliest Chinese writings were discovered how?
A. Inscribed on oracle bone
B. Were written over 3000 years ago
C. Were inscribed on turtle shells
Each Chinese character is pronounced as how many syllables?
One
What style of Chinese writing is currently used today?
Simplified and Traditional
What is the official style of Chinese writing in China?
Simplified
Where is the traditional style of writing still used today?
Taiwan and overseas Chinese communties
What three methods are used to write a Chinese character?
A. Left to right
B. Top to bottom
C. Tick and a hook
What is the pronunciation method currently used in China?
Pinyin
How many tones are there in Chinese?
Four
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