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Welcome to the Oxford Scholarship Online Quiz.

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) launched back in 2003 with 700 titles covering Philosophy, Economics and Finance, Political Science, and Religion. Now in its tenth year, OSO has grown exponentially, and is home to over 10,000 high-quality works from Oxford University Press’s distinguished academic list in twenty different subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

Did you know that many OSO books introduce and discuss topics relevant to China? Now, take our quiz to test your knowledge of OSO, and win OUP amazing prizes: FUJIFILM instant camera, iPad/laptop bags, and the limited edition OSO notebooks.



From now until 31st July 2015



Every participant who answers all the questions correctly will have opportunity to win:

  • First Prize (1): FUJIFILM instant camera
  • Second Prize (3): OUP ipad/laptop bags
  • Third Prize (10): Limited edition OSO notebooks

The winners will be randomly selected from all participants who answer all the questions correctly.


How to Enter

Please submit your answers to the questions below. You can find answers to the quiz questions in OSO website.



1. The discovery of Peking Man fossils marks a landmark in the history of the Zhoukoudian site. In the photo of the research team in the village of Zhoukoudian in 1929, which was published in Chapter 1 of the title Dragon Bone Hill: An Ice Age Saga of Homo erectus, where did the archaeologist Wenzhong Pei, who later in the field season would discover the first intact skull of Peking Man in the Lower Cave, stand? (Hint: Please take a look at the photo in Chapter 1 of this title)

A. In the left
B. In the middle
C. In the right


2. The Legend Computer Group Company was listed as the largest enterprise in the Chinese information technology industry. According to Table 3.1 of the title China's Leap into the Information Age, how many employees did Legend have (not including Hong Kong Legend) in 1991? (Hint: Please read Chapter 3 of this title)

A. 363
B. 507
C. 630


3. Historically, China’s brewing industry was a fragmented market. According to the first paragraph of ‘The Beer Industry: A Case Study’ in Chapter 5 of the title Multinational Firms in China, who was the national brand during that period? (Hint: Please look through Chapter 5 of this title)

A. China Resources Snow
B. Tsingtao
C. No national brand


4. The rapid global spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) during the winter of 2003 served as a wake-up call to the world that emerging infections are a problem we all share. According to SARS: A case study in emerging infections (Chapter 6 Confronting SARS: a view from Hong Kong), when did Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) emerge as a new disease in Guangdong province, China? (Hint: Please read Chapter 6 Confronting SARS: a view from Hong Kongof this title)

A. Late 2002
B. February 2003
C. March 2003


5. Tsai Ming-liang, Chen Kuo-fu, and Lee Kang-sheng are famous Taiwan second generation of new wave directors. In the chapter ‘The Haunting of Taipei’ of the title The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization, who was described in the first paragraph? (Hint: Please read the first paragraph of the Chapter 'The Haunting of Taipei')

A. Tsai Ming-liang
B. Chen Kuo-fu
C. Lee Kang-Sheng


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