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1、What’s the name of the Tian’anmen when it was first built? What’s meaning of it?
Which gate was imitated by the Tian’anmen? Which gate was the outer gate tower of
Answer: The Gate of Heavenly Succession/ To rule the country with the power from the
heaven/ The Gate of Heavenly Succession in Nanjing/The Gate of Great Ming
2、On which day was People’s Republic of China established? Where was the grand ceremony
held? How long and how wide is the Tian’anmen Square of today?
Answer: On Oct 1st, 1949/ The Tian’anmen Square/ It’s 880 meters long from north to
south and 500 meters from east to west.
3、In what cases did the emperor go out and in from the Tian’anmen Rostrum in the Ming
and Qing dynasties?
Answer: To worship the Gods in the suburb/ To get married/ To go himself for battles/
To take inspections.
4、Are there any ancient buildings on and around the Tian’anmen Square of today except
the Zhengyang Gate?
Answer: The Tian’anmen Rostrum/ The Outer Golden Water River Bridges/The Huabiao/The
5、What do the male and female lions look like in front of the Tian’anmen Rostrum? What
did they symbolize?
Answer: The male lion is with a ball under its paw symbolizing the universal peace/
The female lion is with a cub under its paw symbolizing the young generations.
6、Which gate was nicknamed as the Dragon Gate and which one was nicknamed as the Tiger
Gate in the Ming and Qing dynasties? Why?
Answer: The Left Chang’an Gate was nicknamed the Dragon Gate because after the
imperial examinations, the successful scholars names would be listed in yellow paper