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Let's Crack Riddles
- the Geography of China

22 February 2008
 

Riddle:
航空 Airmail
Answer:
高邮 Gaoyou (High Point Transit, in Jiangsu Province)

Riddle:
飞机场 Airport
Answer:
连云港 Lianyungang (Cloud Link Harbour, in Jiangsu Province)

Riddle:
航空站 Spaceship port
Answer:
天津 Tianjin (Celestial Quay, one of the biggest metropolitans in China, near Beijing)

Riddle:
暑安 A trouble free hot season
Answer:
宁夏 Ningxia (Serene Summer, a Muslim Autonomous region)

Riddle:
夕照 Afterglow
Answer:
沈阳 Shenyang (Sinking Sun, capital city of Liaoning province in Northeast China)

Riddle:
冰河 Icy River
Answer:
银川 Yinchuan (Silver Waterway, capital city of Ningxia Muslim Autonomous Region)

Riddle:
打渔 Fishing
Answer:
上海 Shanghai (Go To Sea, the biggest metropolitan in China)

Riddle:
风平浪静 Tranquil water
Answer:
宁波 Ningpo (Calm Wave, a major city in Zhejiang province, the home province of a large number of Shanghainess)

Riddle:
风水树 Fengshui tree
Answer:
吉林 Jiling (Fortune Woods, a province in northeast of China)

Riddle:
双喜临门 Dual bliss
Answer:
重庆 Chongqing (Double Celebrations, one of the biggest metropolitans in China, adjacent Sichuan province)

Riddle:
集体婚礼 Group wedding
Answer:
大连 Dalian (Great Union, a major port city of China, in Liaoning province)

Riddle:
共同富裕 Common wealth
Answer:
合肥 Hefei (Combined Fat, capital city of Anhui province in central east China)

Riddle:
小康社会 A prosperous nation
Answer:
福建 Fujian (Fortunate Maker, a province in southeast of China, the native province of the majority of the residents in neighbouring Taiwan province)

Riddle:
和平崛起 Peaceful Rise
Answer:
嘉兴 Jiaxing (Euphoric Progress, an historical city in Zhejiang province, between Shanghai and Huangzhou)

Riddle:
北京奥运 Beijing 2008 Olympics
Answer:
大庆 Daqing (Great Celebration, in Heilongjiang Province, the largest oil field in China)

Riddle:
和谐世界 A harmonious world
Answer:
大同 Datong (One World One Dream, a city in the northern Shanxi Province in China)

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People in Wuxi, an ancient city in Jiangsu Province, release traditional lantern kites - Kongming Lamp - to the sky.

A brilliant traditional Chinese street

Eternal bright old Shanghai town, Yu Garden.

(Source of the original photos: xinhuanet.com)

Riddle:
Putting fingers in mouth

Answer:
A sucker

Baby: Am I?

 

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