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Question 1: How many concubines could a Chinese emperor have?
Answer: No limit

Question 2: Which of the following was not a requirement to become a concubine?
Answer: Social background

Question 3: Polygamy was common practice in feudal China, what was it seen as confirmation of?
Answer: All of the above

Question 4: Which of the following was not a way to become a eunuch?
Answer:Kidnapped and sold to the palace

Question 5: Eunuchs in government roles were able to influence emperors enough and control state affairs and even cause some dynasties to fall.
Answer: True

Question 6: Which of the following is not an effect after emasculation:
Answer: Extra hair growth

Question 7: During the Qing dynasty, (1636–1912) how old were female servants when they entered into service at the palace?
Answer: 13 years old

Question 8: What meat was banned in the palace as it’s considered a beast of burden?
Answer: Beef

Question 9: Which of the following was used to test the emperor’s food for poison?
Answer: All of the above

Question 10: What colour of clothing is restricted to only the emperor?
Answer: Yellow

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