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Mini-test Answer: 王海涛 (Wáng Hǎitāo)

Aug. 9, 2011

Beginner Level 初级 (chūjí)

The right answer is B: 王海涛 (Wáng Hǎitāo)

In many places in the world, a person’s surname follows their given name. For example, “约翰•威尔逊 (Yuēhàn Wēi’ěrxùn).” This is the translation for “John Wilson.” “Wilson” is the surname. But in Chinese, the names are usually in the opposite order. For example, 王海涛 (Wáng Hǎitāo). The surname is “王” and the given name is “海涛.”

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