Could you pass China’s gaokao?

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The gaokao is the college entrance exam that Chinese high school students take to get into their desired college. We took some questions from this year’s exam and asked our colleagues: Could you pass the gaokao?

Could you pass China\'s gaokao?

Could you pass China\'s gaokao?

The gaokao is the college entrance exam that Chinese high school students take to get into their desired college. CCTV America took some questions from this year's exam and asked our colleagues -- Could you pass the gaokao??? Watch it here:



Try your luck at some gaokao questions from last year:


Quiz: Are you smarter than a Chinese high school student?

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CCTV America looked through many of the hundreds of questions in the areas of math, science, writing, English, and essays that more than 9 million Chinese high school students encountered in the annual college-entrance examination, or gaokao, currently underway in China. We came up with this nifty quiz after translating 10 random questions.

The grueling two to three day test is often considered a make or break it moment for college hopefuls. While the questions from the first day of the test from each province and municipality were posted on the China Education Online website, the answers were not. So we’re going to rely on the honor system to determine if you think you can answer these questions.

Let us know how you did on Twitter and Facebook.


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