Answers to the Exercise on the Chinese Numerals “百(bǎi),” “千(qiān)” and “万(wàn)”

Answer: A
In the Chinese language, the following numbers, “百(bǎi) hundred,” “千(qiān) thousand” and “万(wàn) ten thousand” usually are not used separately as numerals, but are used in conjunction with other numerals to express a given amount. The numbers are combined with the terms for hundred, thousand, and ten thousand to express quantity as follows, “一百(yì bǎi), one hundred (100),” “三千(sān qiān), three thousand (3,000), “四万(sì wàn), forty thousand (40,000).”
Nǐ yì fēnzhōnɡ nénɡ pǎo sānbǎi mǐ mɑ?
你 一分钟         能     跑    三百    米  吗?

Can you run three hundred meters in one minute?
Wǒ jīntiān huā le wǔqiān kuài qián.
我   今天    花  了  五千    块     钱。

Today, I spent five thousand Yuan.
Zhè shì yì běn sānwàn zì de xiǎoshuō.
这    是 一  本   三万     字 的 小说。

This is a novel of thirty thousand words.
In the test, 五千(wǔqiān) means five thousand. So the answer is 5,000.

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