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First China War was fought between

[A]. China and Britain
[B]. China and France
[C]. China and Egypt
[D]. China and Greek

Answer: Option A


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Satish Singh said: (Nov 7, 2010)  
The First Anglo-Chinese War (1839-42), known popularly as the First Opium War,was fought between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Qing Dynasty of China, with the aim of securing economic benefits from trade in China.

Anjali said: (Jan 7, 2011)  
Anglo-Chinese War, the First Opium War was fought between the Chinese Qing Dynasty and the British. The war lasted for three years, beginning in 1839 and ending in 1842. It was a war that began due to the trading environment between the two countries and resulted with Britain gaining control over the island of Hong Kong.

Rakesh said: (Apr 8, 2011)  
Thanks for giving a good knowledge you are great people.

Awadheshray said: (Sep 8, 2011)  
Opium war was happened because the britan was selling opium (drugs) which effected the peoples life in china.

Manish said: (Sep 11, 2011)  
Oh thanks Anjali for giving a knowledge about china & England war.

Chhaya said: (Sep 14, 2011)  
Hello, very nice information and you are very good knowledge thanks and have a nice day.

Anuj Ahlawat said: (Sep 16, 2011)  
What was the result?

Aryan said: (Oct 6, 2011)  
Britain gaining control over the island of Hong Kong.

Muthu 09790123411 said: (Jan 12, 2012)  
The First Sino-Japanese War (1 August 1894 - 17 April 1895) was fought between Qing Dynasty China and Meiji Japan, primarily over control of Korea. After more than six months of continuous successes by Japanese army and naval forces and the loss of the Chinese port of Weihaiwei, the Qing leadership sued for peace in February 1895.

Anindya Mohanty said: (Jan 16, 2012)  
Thanks anjali & muthu for your information.

Hari Vasan said: (May 31, 2012)  
Thanks satish singh ffor giving me a gk.

Rakesh Kumar said: (Aug 6, 2012)  
First china war was b/w Britain and china in 18 march-29 august 1842 in china. British got victory in this war.

Territorial changes- Hong Kong island coded to the united kingdom.

Amandeep Kaur said: (Nov 3, 2012)  
In 1842, the Treaty of Nanking-the first of what the Chinese later called the unequal treaties-granted an indemnity to Britain, the opening of five treaty ports, and the cession of Hong Kong Island, thereby ending the trade monopoly of the Canton System. The failure of the treaty to satisfy British goals of improved trade and diplomatic relations led to the Second Opium War (1856-60). The war is now considered in China as the beginning of modern Chinese history.

Shah said: (Mar 5, 2013)  
Actually the Britain after occupying India. They thought to get control over china so that they will become a super power the kingdom that has no sunset.

Aril said: (May 3, 2014)  
In 1842, the Treaty of Nanking-the first of what the Chinese later called the unequal treaties-granted opium trade.

This opium was sold to Chinese farmers which made them inefficient at work and addicted to opium.

So the angry Chinese king cancelled the treaty and threw all the opium in the sea this agitated english men who followed all rubbish rules of Chinese king n raged the war on 18 march 1942.

Ramie said: (Jun 25, 2014)  
Now when did the war took place? 1839 or 1842?

Georgiana said: (Aug 18, 2014)  
I thought that on India also britain was ruling so I thought on China also britain would be.

Nim said: (Aug 22, 2014)  
1839 the war took place.

Manesh said: (Oct 29, 2014)  
There is no such country as "Greek" - its like saying Chinese Vs England or Pakistan Vs Indian.

Suyog said: (Dec 20, 2015)  
The British used to sell the opium from Afghanistan which was a part of the earlier India. Chinese people began to exchange silver for opium which caused a stream of silver export to England. To curb this, the Chinese government declared war against British known as Opium war.

Alisha said: (Mar 25, 2016)  
Thanks to all, for giving me a information.

Sumon. said: (Jun 5, 2016)  
What is the specific region for that?

Farid said: (Jul 5, 2016)  
Thanks to all for giving an actual information.

Kyriaki said: (Oct 28, 2016)  
China and greek - Greek is a nationality you meant Greece?

Wajahat Ahmed said: (Nov 25, 2016)  
So the first china war was fought between China and Britain.

Chinmay said: (Dec 2, 2016)  
Nice information, Thank you all.

Chinmay said: (Dec 2, 2016)  
Why did the anglo-china war happen?

Please tell me.

Abhi said: (Dec 14, 2016)  
Nice informational.

Thank you all of you.

Shankar said: (Dec 23, 2016)  
Nice info, Thanks to all.

Neha said: (Feb 1, 2017)  
Thanks for providing the good information.

Amar said: (Mar 18, 2017)  
Anglo-China war also known as opium war, opium (drugs) were selling by Brit in China which effected peoples in China.

Srihithasreddygorge Sumanagalideasfyhjnbvrq said: (Apr 8, 2017)  
Its called as opium war.

Because of only cause of drugs selling and this caused affected to losts of their people.

Hiral said: (Apr 27, 2017)  
It's Also known as First Opium War(1839-1842), fought between England and China for the rights of selling Opium in China. China was defeated and Manchu Emperor had to sign the Nanking Treaty in 1842 according to which England got control of five ports including the Canton Port and won Hong Kong.

Prachi said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
Who got the victory?

Dilipmer said: (Jul 30, 2017)  
Thank you all.

Waseem Akram said: (Jan 21, 2018)  
Who got the victory?

Rajeev Mishra said: (Mar 1, 2018)  
The First War between China & Britain, also known as the Opium War and the Anglo-Chinese War, was fought between the United Kingdom and the Qing dynasty over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice for foreign nationals in China.

Navaneeth said: (Mar 15, 2018)  
Thank you guys for providing the useful information.

Amol Kotkar said: (Jun 26, 2018)  
The first Opium War (1839-42) was fought between China and Britain, and the second Opium War (1856-60) , also known as the Arrow War or the Anglo-French War in China, was fought by Britain and France against China.

Pranusha Akula said: (Jul 6, 2018)  
It is also known as the first opium war. It was fought between China and Britain in China between 4 September 1839 to 29 August 1842 (2 years, 11 months, 3 weeks and 4 days). British won and then the treaty of Nanking was signed.

Shankar Kr said: (Sep 2, 2018)  
Thanks all of you for sharing good knowledge about the war.

Virti Shah said: (Sep 21, 2018)  
The war was fought with two reasons one that England wanted to trade with China for opium as Chinese people were offering silver coins to China. Another that England wanted to expand.

Palakshi said: (Aug 16, 2020)  
Thank You all for sharing information.

Manoj Sj said: (Aug 20, 2020)  
The first anglo china war was fought between China and Britain.

Nav said: (Nov 19, 2020)  
The First Opium War, 1839 to 1842 also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between Britain and the Qing dynasty of China.

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