Is China getting a ‘president for life’

Q: China’s legislature meets this week and was expected to approve a constitutional amendment ending a two-term limit on President Xi Jinping, raising concerns about a return to the one-man rule of past dictators. Where is China?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Abolishing term limits means Xi, 64, could be continually reelected and rule China until he dies – a de facto president for life. Where else has a leader been reelected president multiple times until he died?

A. Cuba

B. Romania

C. United States

D. All of the above

Q: China also is run by a Communist Party which chooses the nation’s rulers. Who was the first Communist leader to rule China?

A. Chiang Kai-Shek

B. Deng Xiaoping 

C. Mao Zedong

D. Sun Yat-Sen

Q: Deng’s economic reforms unleashed explosive growth in China. Which is the world’s largest economy?

A. China

B. European Union

C. United States

Q: President Xi rules the world’s most populous nation. China’s geographic area is about the same size as which nation?

A. Australia

B. Canada

C. Russia

D. United States

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